Why do this? This is a good practicing technique to help you with your jumps. It will allow the jumper to concentrate more on his/her jump rather than having to worry as much about the landing.
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Do you want to get more points at tryouts?
There are so many little things that you can do to get yourself a higher score at tryouts that don't take that much time to practice.
So how do we know the secrets? The reason is that we were former judges, coaches, and cheerleaders. We have experienced tryouts from every side. We know how tryouts are run, and we know what you can do to improve yourself.