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LTPD Pathway
Functional Screening
Anatomical Adaptation
Game Demands
Conditioning for Rugby
Periodisation in Rugby

Exercise details

Vertical jump with squat thrust

Video 18

Key factors:

  • From a standing position, the player drops to a squat thrust position.
  • The player then jumps vertically.
  • Cushion landing by flexing at knee and hip upon landing.
  • Avoid landing on heels first.