Pike Jump

Pike Jump

Classification

Utility: Plyometric
Mechanics: Compound
Force: Push
Function: Trunk Flexion
Intensity: Medium

Instructions

Preparation

Stand with feet shoulder width or narrower.

Execution

Swinging both arms back to each side and squat down by bending knees and hips. Swing arms forward and jump upward. Immediately kick both legs forward while reaching forward so hands make contact with feet with legs straight. Extend body vertically, land on forefeet, and squat down to absorb impact. Pull arms back and repeat if needed.

Comments

Movement can be performed in successive repetitions (see Pike Jumps) or as single rep as shown.

Force (Articulation)

Dynamic

Static

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