What is the highest vertical leap recorded in sports?

Answer Kadour Ziani, a basketball player with the traveling group Slamnation, achieved the highest recorded vertical leap at 60 inches. Other professional athletes have tried to come close to that mark, i... Read More »

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What is the average vertical jump?

The vertical jump height is measured by the distance between someone's highest possible reach with outstretched fingertips and the highest point he or she can reach by jumping. This distance is an ... Read More »

What is used to measure vertical jump?

There are several ways to measure vertical jump, but the most used method in professional and college sports as of June 2010 is the Vertec Jump Measurement System. The Vertec is a stand with a ser... Read More »

How to Improve Your Vertical Jump in 8 Weeks?

A complete introduction to quickly improving your vertical leap. The methods mentioned here are the same methods used by professional athletes and elite trainers around the world.

How to Improve Your Vertical Jump for Dunking?

Basketball players skilled at vertical jumps can burst into a dunk when near the basket. The characteristics of truly great dunkers include a height of over six feet tall, a lean body with less tha... Read More »