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