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Re: landing a drop/jump
« Reply #20 on: November 28, 2007, 05:57:53 PM »
Let me rephrase, by compressing, I kind of meant collapsing, and I just wasn't resisting as much as I should have been.

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Re: landing a drop/jump
« Reply #21 on: November 28, 2007, 06:00:15 PM »
no, what I was saying is that now, with a better jump form and landing technique, I notice my shin muscles absorbing impact from the drop, but not in a bad way, but in a way meaning because of landing on the balls of my feet, it's allowing my muscles to absorb rather than my joints, and I feel my shin muscles being utilized, not just my thighs. I guess it would be the resistance being spread evenly between my shin muscles and my quads.
« Last Edit: November 28, 2007, 06:02:37 PM by Muhammad »

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Re: landing a drop/jump
« Reply #22 on: November 28, 2007, 06:39:30 PM »
The very first place you will feel impact being absorbed will be, as Muhammad said, the anterior tibialises.  The calves will then engage as you are compressing downward.  Likewise, you will feel the quads absorbing the impact next, and the hamstrings should be engaged as you compress downward.  The posterior chain gets worked because these are the muscles that will be slowing your descent (like doing a negative).
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Re: landing a drop/jump
« Reply #23 on: December 03, 2007, 12:59:01 PM »
You guys are right, going past 90 is not very bad if you resist. Because seriously if you are doing a large drop you can't help going past 90, so the best thing to do is resist, not colapes.

but it is true that staying above 90 des keep your forword momentu.

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Re: landing a drop/jump
« Reply #24 on: December 03, 2007, 01:31:52 PM »
I think the dont go passed 90 works when going into a roll after landing...not really...when just doing a regular landing...because if you dont go past 90 when going into a roll you have more momentum to go forward with instead of downward.
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