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Tuck Jump

Tuck Jump

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Muscle Groups
  • Abs and Core
  • Full Body
  • Hips & Buttocks
  • Legs
  • Leg power
  • Abdominal power
  • Hip power


The tuck jump is a plyometric exercise that increases power in the hips, legs, and trunk. The ballistic nature of this exercise requires a strong base level of strength in the legs. It’s recommended that beginners do not perform this exercise.


  • Stand with your feet directly underneath you.
  • Jump up as high as you can, throwing your arms up.
  • While in the air, quickly tuck your legs into your hips.
  • Before landing quickly extend your legs down to absorb the landing.
  • Keep your chest up and maintain good posture throughout.


  • Not pulling the knees up
  • Not keeping the feet under the hips
  • Not bending the legs to absorb the landing
  • Not tucking the knees up
  • Not getting the feet to tuck underneath the hips