Quiz the Coach - I Can't Long Jump Very Far
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I am on the track and field team and I do long jump. I'm better in long jump than other sports in track and field but the problem is that I don't know how to do the long jump very well. My coach shows me how but I can't seem to jump very far. Do you have any tips?
Hey zainzoneThe most important things to think about in the long jump are your approach, your takeoff, your flight and your landing. Here are a few things to think about in each of these steps.
The key to being successful at the long jump is to have a good technique at each stage of the jump. A strong approach will lead to a better takeoff, which will lead to a better flight and a longer jump.
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