1. Lateral Jumps - The primary
purpose is to develop the major muscles for jumping through plyometric
2. Cross Over Steps
For starters, set the angles of the
side jump 6 inches further than shoulder width. (As you become more
familiar with the equipment, the exercises become progrssively more aggressive
by increasing the distance between angled platforms.)
With the left foot on the horizontal
platform place the right foot on the right angle platform keeping your
knee bent to propel your left foot and body center to the left angles platform.
Rebound by bringing your right foot
next to your left foot, bending your left knee to propel your body center
to the right side.
Rebound from the right side to the left
by bringing your left foot next to your right foot, your right knee bent
to propel your left foot and body weight to the left side.
With both feet shoulder width apart
cross over your right foot with your left foot to the right side angled
Push off with your left foot, place
your body weight on your right foot.
Place your left foot on the horizontal
platform and cross over your left foot with your right foot to the left
side angled platform and push off.
Starting with your right foot on the
right side angled platform.
Bend legs to propel self to the left
side angled platform.
Jump side to side with feet together,
both feet landing on the platform.
It is recommended that the slalom lateral
jumping exercise be aided with ski poles or a solid stationary object to
These are a few of the exercises
that can be done with the Lateral Power Trainer. Instruction manual
is included with more exercises.