Jump Science University

How to Jump Higher

There’s a lot of information on in this site and in the Jump Science posts on facebook and instagram. When I write, I try to give people actionable information. I […]

Velocity Based Training

Key points

VBT is using velocity feedback to influence workouts.
Most explosive training is naturally velocity based.
Current trend is applying VBT concept to strength training.
VBT in strength training is […]

The Science of Athletic Ability

The best way to increase your vertical leap seems to have become a sort of mystery these days; athletes wonder why the guy with really skinny legs can jump high, […]

Strength Training for Speed and Vertical Jump

There is a lot of disagreement on the role that strength training plays in athletic development. Some say squatting is the only thing you need to do to increase your […]

The Foundations of Athletic Ability

There are two fundamental factors that determine a person’s athletic ability. The first is raw strength. This is simply the maximum amount of tension that can be generated by the […]

How to Squat CORRECTLY

“Simply by keeping my torso upright and knees wide like you recommended, I can now squat 325 at a bodyweight of 175. I can also pretty easily dunk a basketball. […]

Speed Science

This is a video series on top speed. The videos will cover physics, biomechanics, sprinting technique, and training strategies. The first video covers the physics of top speed and the […]

The Truth About Myofascial Release

I’ll start with a disclaimer. While I’m roughly 100% sure the following statements are true, they do represent my opinion, which is not necessarily a widespread opinion.

I’ll be putting quotation marks […]

The Key to Long-Term Athletic Development

Most people, when they first train to improve their athleticism, have some level of success in the first few months. However, most people also stop having success beyond those first […]

Jumper’s Knee

TESTIMONIAL: “The stretches and exercises he shows to avoid and/or recover from the jumper’s knee are the best. I had a really bad jumper’s knee, but 1 month later I […]