Plyometric long jumps are a great way of enhancing lower-body power, speed, agility, and overall athletic ability. Even though these jumps are executed for maximum distance they actually go a long way in improving vertical jump height, which is critical for many sports.

As you can see, the above individual has a very smooth transition from the landing-phase to the next jumping-phase of the set. This is key to ensuring both safety and that maximum positive adaptations are gained from the exercise.