Chu, Depth Jumps

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Chu, Depth Jumps

When I first announce these to a new group of kids, they invariably ask, "Death jumps?" No, we're looking for depth, not the end of life.

1-Using a 12" high box, have player stand, toes close to the edge, similar to high diver getting ready to do a back flip.

2-Have player simply step down, landing softly on both feet.

3-Upon landing player will then explode quickly back onto the box, using both feet.

4-Repeat for a set number of jumps, then rest before repeating.

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