Long Jump and Triple Jump

Learn how to develop the approach, proper takeoff mechanics and landing for the long jump. Drills to set up the approach for both the long jump and triple jump. Long jump take off and in-air drills that will add distance.

Coaching videos on all phases of the triple jump plus bounding and box drills to help your triple jumpers soar.

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Long Jump Training Course

Coach Geopfert reviews the long jump and breaks down his coaching methods into distinct areas. First, proper runway mechanics and sprint training is reviewed. Next, takeoff drills are demonstrated using boxes to improve body alignment and jumping power. Finally, two in-air techniques and special landing exercises are shown to develop the best technique for the athletes jumping style.

  • Approach Development
  • Runway Acceleration
  • Long Jump Take off Drills
  • Long Jump In-Air Technique
  • Basic Long Jump Technique
  • Advanced Hitch Kick Technique

Triple Jump Training Course

The triple jump series includes a basic breakdown the three phases of the triple jump, then approach mechanics are discussed. Extensive bounding and box drills specifically designed for the triple jump are shown followed by landing drills. All of the drills in the triple jump series can also help long jumpers with specific strength and coordination.

  • Triple Jump Approach
  • Triple Jump Bounding Drills
  • Plyometric Box Jump Training
  • Landing Drills
  • Triple Jump Technique Review
  • Jump Training and Planning

Multiple time National Assistant Coach of The Year, Travis Geopfert coaches at the University of Tennessee. Travis is recognized as one of the best coaches in the United States. His athletes have won NCAA Championships, SEC Championships and had world-leading performances. Coach Geopfert is recognized across the globe as a world-class coach in long jump and triple jump, taking athletes to the Olympics and World Championships. Coach Geopfert has also coached on several international teams for the United States of America.