To measure the muscular power of the lower body
Measuring tape to measure distance, non-slip floor for take-off
- The performer stands behind a line marked on the ground with feet slightly apart.
- A two foot take-off and landing is used, with swinging of the arms and bending of the knees to provide forward drive allowed
- The performer attempts to jump as far as possible, landing on both feet without falling backwards.
- Measurement is taken from the take-off mark to the nearest point of contact in the landing which is usually the back of the heel