Players will perform high knees over the width of the court.
Players doing high knees will want to keep their shoulders back, so they have good posture and trying to drive the knees as high as possible.
Players will perform heel flicks across the width of the court (driving their heels towards the back of the body).
The player will go into a lunge position, from that position they are trying to jump straight up in the air.
In the air, the player will switch the foot position, so that when they land they will be in a lunge position.
Players will jump from side to side, jumping as high as the can while also tucking their knees up.
Once the player lands, they will want to jump again as quick as possible.
Player will bend at the back whilst reaching down trying to touch their toes. The player will slowly fall forward till their hands touch the ground. Once their hands have touched the ground they will walk their hands forward until they are in a push-up position.
From this position they will walk their feet forward keeping the knees locked out in order to stretch the calf muscles.
Once they have stood up, they will continue the stretch doing the same series again.
Players will find a straight line on the court. With 1 foot infront and the the other foot behind the line. Players will switch foot position as quick as possible and continue this for 30 seconds.
The players will jump (2 footed) as far as they can forward, left, back and right. They will continue this for 45 seconds.
Squat using proper technique, so that the knee joint is at a right angle. One the squat has been completed, the player will rotate and face the other way where they will squat again.
Players will walk 2 steps in a direction and then perform a vertical jump. When they land they will walk 2 steps in another direction and then perform a vertical jump.
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