We’re lucky to live in an age where we have access to video content that can help us with our training. Below, I’ve shared a few triple jump training videos that you can use to help improve your performance in the triple jump.
I’ve listed the type of training that it entails.
By visualising the perfect triple jump technique, you will be able to prepare your mind and body mentally before conducting any training.
Here are a few videos that you can use as a visual reference for the type of triple jump technique that you want to execute.
Jonathan Edwards world record in slow motion.
Christian Taylor’s 18.21m in 2015 at the world championships.
Body conditioning through plyometrics.
Practice bounding 2-3 times per week. Use the video below as a training reference.
Use the hops to improve your balance and power.
You can also click here to see more triple jump training drills.
This circuit training video is also handy for improving your triple jump performance.
Weights training for strength and power.
There’s a series of videos that show different types of power drills that can be used for triple jump training. You can incorporate them into your gym workout. Remember that you are after quality, not quantity in your workouts. So aim to do as many as you can until you notice any changes in the quality of your technique or you are feeling tired.
I’ve added this top 10 triple jumpers video as well for inspiration so you can be inspired to become better than the best.
And here’s a video that shows how to have fun in the triple jump.
And this one shows the progression one athlete made by doing the triple jump training consistently.
Want to get faster and more powerful so you can improve your triple jump performance?
Below are items that you should purchase and incorporate into your triple jump development program so you can improve your jumping distance in the next 3 months.
One of the common injuries that triple jumpers get is a bruised heel. Once you get this, it makes it more difficult to improve your triple jump performance since you will get pain every time you land on your foot. And it will knock your confidence.
To help minimize the risk of getting a bruised heel, you can get heel protection insoles for your shoes.
Specialized triple jump shoes will give you added protection and comfort on your foot and especially around your heel. If you are doing triple jumps that require you to handle alot of force on your jumps (Typically when you start jumping over 13 metres), then you will need to invest in triple jump spikes.
Improve your triple jump training.
If you are fairly new to the triple jump, this ebook will help you with training insights to get you to the intermediate level quickly. You will definitely improve by at least 30 cm, however you should see yourself improve by 1-2m over the next 12 months.
If you are intermediate or advanced in triple jump, then you will want the knowledge and guidance from elite-level triple jumpers and coaches.
Buy the series from World Class Triple Jump series to take your triple jump performances to the elite level.
Learn about the mentality from triple jump world record holder Jonathan Edwards in his book “A time to jump.”