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The Freak Show: The Insane Athletes of the Jacksonville Jaguars Defense

All great defenses have a nickname. The Pittsburgh Steelers' defense led by Joe Greene and Jack Lambert were intimidatingly dubbed the "Steel Curta...

By: Brandon Hall

Myles Garrett Went to an LA Fitness and Sent Some Kid's Dunk Attempt Into Another Galaxy

Perhaps Myles Garrett was still upset with the Cleveland Browns' 0-16 season. Perhaps he was inspired by all those LeBron highlights he's seen sinc...

By: Brandon Hall

The 5 Keys to Jumping Higher

1. Get Stronger It's not sexy, but the single biggest contributor to a high vertical jump is strength. Strength, which can also be called force, is the...

By: Jon Drees

4 Vertical Jump Training Mistakes

Sports are decided by a split-second or a couple inches and what separates elite athletes from the rest of the pack is their explosiveness....

By: Mitch Gill

Kentucky Freshman Hamidou Diallo Is College Basketball's Most Terrifying Athlete

Type "Hamidou Diallo" into the Twitter search bar and you might think he's the inspiration for the next Marvel superhero flick. Words like "freak" ...

By: Brandon Hall

Latest Videos in Vertical Jump

Training High Fliers at Velocity Sports Performance

Vertical jump training focuses on three areas of the athlete: leg strength, leg contraction speed and force absorption to help keep landings safe. Learn about the three best exercises athletes can use to improve their vertical leap.

Develop Lower-Body Explosiveness With Athletes' Performance NFL Draft Class

See how top prospects for the 2010 NFL Draft perform the Keiser Squat with coaching by Mark Verstegen, founder and owner of Athletes' Performance in Phoenix.

Athletes' Performance NFL Combine Training

Wide receiver Golden Tate and top-ranked tight end Jermaine Gresham prep for the biggest job interview of their careers, the NFL Combine, at Athletes' Performance in Phoenix.

Candace Parker One-Step Box Jump

Los Angeles Sparks forward Candace Parker takes us through her One-Step Box Jump drill and explains how she's used it to get explosive enough to out-jump and out-rebound opponents in the WNBA.

Mike Boyle Single-Leg Linear Hurdle Hops

Harvard defensive back Andrew Berry performs Single-Leg Linear Hurdle Hops with coaching by Mike Boyle as part of his NFL Combine training.