16th October 2019


What are the four basic skills in long jump?

Long Jump technique. There are four main components of the long jump: the approach run, the last two strides, takeoff and action in the air, and landing. Speed in the approach, and a high leap off the board are the fundamentals of success.

In this manner, what is the current long jump record?

Bob Beamon world record long jump at the 1968 Olympics (8.90 meters/29 feet, 2.5 inches), achieved at the altitude of Mexico City, was one of the great performances in Olympic history.

What are the phases of the long jump?

The long jump is a power event that comprises of the following four phases:
  • Approach run up.
  • Take off.
  • Flight through the air.
  • Landing.

How do they measure long jump in Olympics?

long jump viewed at an angleLong jump, angle view. The legs are brought together for landing, and, since the length of the jump is measured from the edge of the takeoff board to the nearest mark in the landing area surface made by any part of the body, the jumper attempts to fall forward.