How to do a box jump to improve your performance in CrossFit WODs.

Set up for a Box Jump

  • Start with the feet hip-width apart and your arms at your sides

Points of Performance for a Box Jump

  • Send the hips and arms back to load up for the jump
  • Land softly in a partial squat on the top of the box
  • Stand up with knees and hips fully locked out on top of the box to complete the rep
  • Drop off the box landing softly in a partial squat with the arms back to jump again from the loaded position

Tips and Tricks for a Box Jump

  • Think about drawing circles with your arms to absorb and rebound reps while stringing them together
  • Stay light on the balls of your feet
  • To prevent the potential for injury, you may also step down one leg at a time from the box