- Abs and Core
- Full Body
- Hips & Buttocks
- Leg power
- Abdominal power
- Hip power
The tuck jump is a plyometric exercise that increases power in the hips, legs, and trunk. The ballistic nature of this exercise requires a strong base level of strength in the legs. It’s recommended that beginners do not perform this exercise.
- Stand with your feet directly underneath you.
- Jump up as high as you can, throwing your arms up.
- While in the air, quickly tuck your legs into your hips.
- Before landing quickly extend your legs down to absorb the landing.
- Keep your chest up and maintain good posture throughout.
- Not pulling the knees up
- Not keeping the feet under the hips
- Not bending the legs to absorb the landing
- Not tucking the knees up
- Not getting the feet to tuck underneath the hips