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A 15-year-old male asked:

does jumping jump rope for one month help me touch a basketball hoop?

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Dr. Clarence Lyons
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Probably not: This will help with endurance and fast twitch muscle fibers, but not much for an increase in vertical leap.

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A 18-year-old male asked:

Is there a way to train myself to increase my verticle jump? I'm about 5'11" tall can nearly touch the rim and am working to dunk a basketball.

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Dr. Vicken Poochikian
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
Practice: Practice! practice! practice! only by practice you can improve.As you know all olympic talents practice for years on a daily basis for many hours.

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