Hello Vertical jump zone readers!
This is Jacob Hiller, and I’m writing to you from Rwanda.
Recently I was training with a professional team here, and they have some real beasts out here!
The court we were training on had all the rims highered to 10’6” because they had been ripped down to many times. But… they were still dunking on them.
The coach had invited me in to help the team do some strength training despite the fact that they didn’t have regular access to a great weight room.
This wasn’t a problem as I often help teams use bodyweight exercises to build stability, strength and explosiveness.
Before starting the session I asked the team who was their highest jumper, and they point to strong looking guard (6’4”) from the Congo; Mike…