long jump

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long jump

an athletic contest in which competitors try to cover the farthest distance possible with a running jump from a fixed board or mark
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The NFL's official tracker did not list Jones with a time in the 40-yard dash or the number of bench press reps he did at 225 pounds -- two stats that usually have much more to do with draft stock than numbers in the vertical or broad jumps.
Findings of the study shows that six-week plyometric exercising can improve performance of male athletes numerically (except in the case of standing broad jump test) so that significant difference observed only in vertical jump, 9.
Price has jumped over 40 inches in the vertical leap and had an impressive 11-foot broad jump.
Earlier, the players were tested for their vertical leap, a standing broad jump, agility drills, blocking drills for linemen, and passing drills for quarterbacks and receivers.
45 seconds, and was also among the best at his position in the broad jump, three-cone agility drill and 20-yard shuttle run.
350, and on afternoons when the baseball team was not playing and the track and field team had a meet, Rollie Blake would exchange his baseball spikes for track spikes and compete in the broad jump, today called the long jump.
Price has worked out just one weekend, but has already jumped over 40 inches in the vertical leap and had an impressive 11-foot broad jump.
That said, Kent's clinics will conclude by offering tests in the 40-yard dash, 20-yard shuttle run, vertical jump and broad jump.
100-yard dash -- shuttle run -- standing broad jump -- Frisbee contest -- softball throw -- fitness obstacle course -- basketball hot shot -- basketball obstacle course
Nothing new for the Lakers, who can broad jump 10-foot hurdles only to trip over grains of sand.
It paid off in the broad jump, where Maehl improved his mark of 9 feet, 7 inches from the combine to 10-1.