Knee ACL Ligament Injury Prevention: Ultimate Frisbee Training Part 13 – “ Split Squat Jumps”
Start with a nice tall posture and your inner core pulled in to keep your low back flat. Engage your back leg into extension by pushing the back forefoot into a solid bench or a chair supported against a wall. With your arms in the ready position bend the knee to 90 degrees by bringing the butt down and then jump back up. Keep your thigh strong by preventing the knee from buckling inwards. Keep your knee over the heel and don’t let it go over your toes. Do 3 sets of 10 on each side. Split squat jumps is a progression of the split squats. It will help you develop more dynamic strength in your and thighs and hips to keep your knee strong and protect you from ACL knee ligament injuries.