360° Jump Turns


Utility: Plyometric
Mechanics: Compound
Force: Push
Function: Leg Ext (Vertical)
Intensity: Medium High



Stand with feet shoulder width apart or slightly wider. Squat down by bending knees and hips. Pull arms back.


Jump up while turning body and throwing arms up and in direction of turn. As body travels upward, pull arm away from direction of turn toward other shoulder. Temporarily cross legs and turn 360° through air. Land in squat position with arms forward and stand. Immediately repeat movement for at least two consecutive repetitions. Continue movement in succession in opposite direction.


Alternative method is to squat down positioning bent right arm under shoulders while left arm is pulled back.

Pull left arm forward and right arm back while jumping up. Tuck bent arms toward waist while turning clockwise 360° through air. Movement may also be performed by alternating directions each consecutive jump or single 360° Jump Turn allowing for recovery between jumps.

Force (Articulation)



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