This video demonstrates how to do the Single Leg Hops plyometric drill to build power in your quads.
A plyometric movement is quick, powerful move that starts with a muscle lengthening action and is immediately followed by a muscle shortening action. Performing plyometric movements increases muscular power, which translates to higher jumps and faster sprint times.
Set Up for a Single Leg Hops Plyometric Drill
- Stand on one foot
- Face the ladder
Points of Performance for a Single Leg Hops Plyometric Drill
- Torso slightly forward
- Stay on toe
- Maintain little contact with ground
- Hop to the middle of each square