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High jump training should consist of running short sprint distances and longer distances with lengthened strides, explosive strength and agility training, and weight lifting. High jumpers need to be strong, fast, and flexible, not necessary tall or thin, though height gives an advantage of course.
Dynamic stretching will increase range of motion and strength in muscles that are in an elongated position. High jump training can be worked into practices three times a week including any meet days, if the athlete competes in other running events.