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  • Writer's pictureRyan Ewing

Day 13 - 2019

Tonight's practice was another X-factor day. So, in light of that I decided to work with triple jumpers again today. The first thing we did was work on "baby bounding". Basically it's bounding but with very little emphasis on height or explosiveness. The foot contacts are what are most important, and something I realized after Saturday that we need to work on more. Too often kids come down on their toes in the triple jump and this either leads to a great loss in speed and/or an injury. I recorded everyone's baby bounds and discussed how some were doing the correct flat-footed contact and how others were putting too much focus on toe-first landings. We have a long way to go, but over