Flexafit Figure Skater Fitness – Fast Twitch Jump Exercises
These exercises help improve quick twitch getting into rotation, strength on the push off, and stability and control for landings. Using a plyo box for jump height training helps improve power output on take offs. It also teaches skaters control on landings coming down from a higher surface, which simulates coming down from jumps on the ice. It is important to have good alignment on take offs and landings to prevent repetitive injuries.