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This exercise is intended to train the performer to assume a correct body posture when landing following a brief flight phase.
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Begin standing on feet spread hip to shoulder-width apart. With hips and knees slightly bent, jump up off of both feet while turning your whole body 90 degrees to the side.
Upon landing ensure that your knees remain behind your toes, that they are directly above your ankles, that your buttocks is back, your head is up and your shoulder blades are drawn together. Pause briefly in the described position before again jumping and turning.
Perform jumping movements to both the right and left. Relax and repeat as your ability allows.
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