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Improve Your Jumping Ability and Basketball Skills with the Right Weight Training Workout
A progression from the One Foot in Each Rung drill, challenges the speed of co-ordination of the athlete. Have the athlete perform the drill correctly by asking them to start off slowly to get a feel of the movement.