Kneeling Squat Jump

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Kneeling Squat Jump

Instructions

Preparation

Kneel on floor with knee pads, feet extended behind body. Begin upright with hips extended.

Execution

Swing arms and hips back. Quickly swing arm forward. As arms continue to travel upward forcefully, extend hips so knees and feet along entire body is thrown upward. Then swiftly pull legs forward and land on feet with arms in front of body. Kneel back down on floor and repeat.

Comments

Knee pads protect skin from abrasions.

Easier

Kneeling Squat can be used to introduce initial movement.

Harder

Bodyweight Kneeling Squat Jump serves as a base movement to advanced exercises:
  • Barbell Kneeling Squat Jump
  • Barbell Kneeling Clean
  • Barbell Kneeling Snatch

Classification

 Utility: Plyometric
 Mechanics: Compound
 Force: Push

Force (Articulation)

Dynamic

Static

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