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Jumping and Landing
 
From: FM 7-22 October 2012
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JUMPING AND LANDING

Land softly with alignment of the shoulders, knees, and the balls of the feet. Land first on the balls of the feet with the heels touching down last. Bending of the hips and knees allows the legs to serve as coils that absorb the impact of the landing. The trunk should be straight but leaning forward so when it is viewed from the side, the shoulders, knees, and the balls of the feet are aligned (Figure C-17).

 

Figure C-17. Jumping and landing

 

From: FM 7-22 October 2012 

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Chapter 1 Approach
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Chapter 3 Leadership
Chapter 4 Types of Programs
Chapter 5 Planning Considerations
Chapter 6 Special Conditioning Programs
Chapter 7 Execution of Training
Chapter 8 Preparation and Recovery
Chapter 9 Strength and Mobility Activities
Chapter 10 Endurance and Mobility Activities
     
Appendix A Army Physical Fitness Test
Appendix B Climbing Bars
Appendix C Posture and Body Mechanics
Appendix D Environmental Considerations
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