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Vertical Jump
« on: June 18, 2008, 07:35:39 AM »
We'll use this method to measure "vertical" or jump height differential so as to keep consistency. This method is limiting because of knee travel - however most people won't have access to a vertical height tree.

Stand facing a wall. With your feet flat on the ground and body pressing up against the wall with one hand raised over your head reach as high as you can and measure the tip of your middle finger and make a mark.

Put some chalk or something on your finger which will stick to or mark the wall.

From standing, jump and touch the wall at the highest point you can. Repeat 3 X and take the best of 3. Measure the distance form one mark to another, this is your vertical leap.


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Paul Bischoff     6/23/08-23''
Tyler Morita      06/28/08 - 24"
Terry McIntosh 07/08/08-30"
Amanda Henry 07/08/08 - 17"
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Re: Vertical Jump
« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2008, 01:10:15 PM »
Paul Bischoff-6/23/08-23''
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Re: Vertical Jump
« Reply #2 on: June 28, 2008, 10:32:56 AM »
6/28/08 - 24"

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Re: Vertical Jump
« Reply #3 on: July 08, 2008, 06:20:36 PM »
07/08/08-30"
I like to touch different kinds of surface textures.
Parkour lets me do that without feeling weird.

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Re: Vertical Jump
« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2008, 07:40:20 AM »
07/08/08 - 17"

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Re: Vertical Jump
« Reply #5 on: July 09, 2008, 12:41:37 PM »
07/08/08 - 19"

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Re: Vertical Jump
« Reply #6 on: October 07, 2008, 07:37:46 PM »
Eli Kurtz - 10/7/08 - 25"

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Re: Vertical Jump
« Reply #7 on: November 27, 2008, 02:23:09 PM »
Garrett Carpenter 11/27/08 - 21"
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Re: Vertical Jump
« Reply #8 on: November 29, 2008, 05:12:41 PM »
T rex November 29 2008 31"
(I didn't use a wall, but my standing vertical reach is 90' and I can hang from the rim of a basketball hoop)

T rex December 17 2008 28"
(I measured wrong last time - my standing vertical reach is 94', so idk what that would make the above measurement)

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Re: Vertical Jump
« Reply #9 on: December 12, 2008, 07:32:09 AM »
Kyle Palimore 12-12-08 24"

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Re: Vertical Jump
« Reply #10 on: December 15, 2008, 05:05:09 PM »
stealthy1 - 12-15-08 - 32"

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Re: Vertical Jump
« Reply #11 on: December 15, 2008, 08:55:27 PM »
Julian Hopf 12 15 08 29 inches

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Re: Vertical Jump
« Reply #12 on: December 17, 2008, 07:26:27 AM »
Kyle Palimore 12/16/08 27"

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Re: Vertical Jump
« Reply #13 on: January 06, 2009, 03:42:57 PM »
no wait
Just hit 29 inches today

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Re: Vertical Jump
« Reply #14 on: January 22, 2009, 08:59:29 AM »
Kyle palimore 1-20-09 28"

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Re: Vertical Jump
« Reply #15 on: January 25, 2009, 03:07:33 PM »
Mason Roach 1/25/09 24 inches

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Re: Vertical Jump
« Reply #16 on: April 21, 2009, 10:11:12 AM »
Rafe Kelley 04/17/09 30
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I will face my fear, I will let it pass over and through me and were it is gone, I will turn the inner eye and see its path, and only I will remain.

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Re: Vertical Jump
« Reply #17 on: May 17, 2009, 12:32:30 PM »
Nearing my one year.   ;D  My broad jump increased 13" but my vert only increased 2".  Wierd.

Paul Bischoff - 5/17/09 - 25''
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Re: Vertical Jump
« Reply #18 on: May 20, 2009, 03:23:09 PM »
23"
last week after only a few days/weeks of serious training.
Let's see what happens after a year of training...
You shouldn't try to do multiple experiments to calculate linear vertical acceleration over large distances.

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Re: Vertical Jump
« Reply #19 on: June 12, 2009, 07:41:27 AM »
Jack the Keenan

6/12/09- 25 inches it was on a height tree at performance program

increases four inches since the last one i did. yesss....
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