Whats a good vertical jump?

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  1. Paintballny

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    I've been playing around with the pylo boxes at the school gym and it got me to thinking about what a good vertical jump is. Is it based on a person's height or just overall jump height? The reason I ask is that the tallest box I've jumped onto is 30in tall and thats nearly waist high since I'm only 5'6.
     
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    your box jump height is higher than your vertical jump
     
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    hmm.. right.. wrong wording on my part. Whats a good box jump height?
     
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    i'd say a good vertical is 35+
     
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    what i came in here to post...

    if you straight leg jumped 30 than thats damn good
     
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    if a 6'2 guy can't dunk, his vertical must suck right ?

    b/c i can touch the rim but i cant actually dunk the ball
     
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    deuceforty between rupture and rapture

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    depends... i know kids who can jump high enough to dunk, but just cant hold onto the ball
     
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    Straight leg jump? I squat jumped I guess... dunno how to describe it really.
     
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    I can't even palm a girl's ball, it's quite sad. So I basically miss every windmill or tomahawk I try and do one handed :(
     
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    35 inch vertical jump > you

    windmills on a 10 foot goal with a semi-decent ball = instant panty dropper

    its all timing though.. :hs: thats what most people dont get
     
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    That was me in high school :sadwavey: I'm too heavy right now though.
     
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    Def out in this thread :io:
     
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    You don't need to be able to palm the ball when you dunk two handed. Get up and jump :)
     
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    i can dunk a softball :dunno:
    can't palm a basketball or a volleyball really

    5'8.5" :o
     
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    damn! nice vertical
     
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    :rolleyes: Ok.
     
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    That's a pretty insane jump.

    Did you ever do gymnastics?
     
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    maybe he is talking about a tuck or something.. no fucking way his vert is over 50... if it was he would be an olympic high jumper or playing college ball if he was half way coordinated
     
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    i could dunk a volleyball at 5'9''
     
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    probably when you bring your legs up as well?
     
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    Must be, and even then, it's a stretch.
     
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    i dont know what my vert is if i bring my legs up... he is probably thinking

    jumping and tucking your knees to your chest means where the bottom of your feet are is your vert

    nope
     
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    :werd:

    6'4 with a 57 (how high my nipples are) inch vert is seriously like "look guys, i can make change on the top of a backboard"
     
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    dont feel bad, shawn kemp couldnt palm a basketball either but that didnt stop him from throwing down some amazing dunks back in his day.
     
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    :rofl: didn't michael jordan have like a 49" in his prime?
     
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