Static Jump-Begin the movement in a static starting position in a squat. Hold for a specified count (1-5 seconds) then drive up. The starting position can be variable based off goals.
Quarter Squat Start-Hip and Vertical Drive, Ideal for Vertical Jump Testing and Jerk Transfer
Parallel Squat Start-Hip, Quad Drive, Back and Position Strength Great for Quad Dominant Sports and as a form of conditioning
Full Squat Start-Hip, Quad, Hamstring Development. Great for total Lower Body Strength and Timing. Conditioning the entire lower body to move quickly
Quarter Squat Start from Box-The big mistake people make when performing this movement is that they sit back and then rock forward to jump. NO! Sit on the edge of the box with your weight over the balls of your feet the drive up. Minimize all horizontal movement.
Parallel Squat Start from Box-Same as above just from a lower box.
Full Squat Start from Box-Same as above.
Dynamic Start-Start in a standing position then drop down into one of the desired motions then quickly change direction back up vertically.
Quarter Squat Depth-Dip only to a quarter depth before jumping in the air. The goal is to reach bottom as fast as possible with good upper body position before driving up.
Parallel Squat Depth-Dip to parallel position and immediately drive up. Do not pause or drop your chest on the decent.
Full Squat Depth-Drop into a full squat position and return out immediately never wasting anytime. All effort is in the quick change of direction.
Depth Jump Start-Step or jump off a box down to the floor then immediately jump back up onto another box of equal or higher height. The height of the starting box can vary to increase the difficulty and intensity of the movement.