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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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|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|