trainierende Frau, Fitnessgerät Sprungkrafttrainer, trainierender Mann
trainierende Frau, Fitnessgerät Sprungkrafttrainer, trainierender Mann
trainierende Frau, Fitnessgerät Sprungkrafttrainer, trainierender Mann
trainierende Frau, Fitnessgerät Sprungkrafttrainer, trainierender Mann
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Athletes are generally at a competitive advantage when doing high jumps, long jumps or playing basketball or handball as compared to the general public.

But you do need jumping power for jogging or even just for walking – these involve pushing yourself off the ground and converting strength into a forward movement. The better your jumping power is developed, the more efficiently you can move.


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With the playfit® Jump and Reach you can improve your

  • strength required for speed
  • jumping power
  • eye-hand coordination
  • agility
  • sense of balance

For whom is the playfit® Jump and Reach suitable?

The playfit® Jump and Reach is quite versatile and, as such, suitable

  • for athletes who want to improve their jumping power,
  • for sports orientated people who can also compete with one another (e.g. to find out who can jump the highest from a standing position?)
  • for people who want to measure their ability to stretch upwards


Animierte gif Datei eines männlichen Körpers (von Vorne) in dem zu sehen ist welche Muskel beim Training mit dem Sprungkrafttrainer aktiviert werden

Which muscle groups get trained?

You need to use your own bodyweight duringthese jumping exercises. This trains not only your leg muscles in particular but also most core muscles.

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Reach up and stretch your body upwards as far as possible. Jumping trains the ability to tense quickly and increases the dynamic strength of the lower leg and thigh. The interplay of visual judgement and motor skills helps improve coordination.

Jumping upwards with this in mind, full concentration is needed to reach up as far as possible, landing back on the ground helps improve your sense of balance.


Full body extension opens the meridians and distributes energy around your body. Stretching up and jumping brings a unity of Yin and Yang energies. In the initial concentration phase (Yin) lies the strength with which the active jump (Yang) is exerted. By jumping-up and landing back on the ground on your feet numerous acupuncture points are stimulated.

Advantages of the jumping trainer

The playfit® Jump and Reach takes up little space and its versatility, positive training effects and the idea of using it to measure one’s jumping height in a playful way are attractive features.

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Instructions for use

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Warming up

Stand in front of the device at a distance of approx. 40 cmfacing the measuring board. Breathe out gently. Whilst inhaling, raise both arms upwardsBend your knees slightly and then stretch your hands up as far as possible along the measuring board by standing on your toes.
Hold this position for two seconds and repeat the movement 2 – 3 times.


Stretching forwards
Stand in front of the device, stretch one hand upwards as far as possible along the measuring board and make a note of the height where you touched the board. Change hands.

Stretching sideways
Now stand sidewards to the device and stretch one hand along the measuring board as far up as possible. Read off the height you have reached. Position yourself on the opposite side.

Jumping power

Start by squatting slightly and then jump upwards, stretching your whole body from a standing position. Touch the board with your fingertips. When you come down, cushion your jump with your legs by squatting down slightly.

The height difference to the “stretching” between the two parts of this exercise is your personal jumping height. Change sides, i.e. touch the bar with your left hand and with your right hand on the next jump.


Who is jumping strength training suitable for?

Only do the jumping exercises if you feel fit enough and have no health issues with your back, knees or feet.

How many times a week can you do strength training?

To allow your body to regenerate and muscle groups to grow, plan a regeneration phase of around 48 hours between individual workouts for ambitious training. If you only use the jumping trainer for stretching, you can do these exercises daily.

What increases in jumping power are possible with the playfit® Jump and Reach?

The improvement in jumping power depends on the intensity of training and the resulting muscle strength. The measuring board shows a jumping height of up to 2.90 m. This is sufficient amateur athletes – but for a professional athlete aiming for a world record (in 2015 the standing jump height was 3.73 m), a different measuring system makes more sense.

Piktogramm des Sprungkrafttrainers


Model No.JS-0520D
Maximum number of users1
Maximum user weightNot applicable
Vorgesehene PersonengruppeBody height greater than 140 cm (EN 16630)
MaterialStainless-steel and plastic components (ABS)
ColourPlastic components “Ruby red” (RAL 3003) – other colours on request 
CertificationTested and certified according to EN 16630
Equipment dimensions (L x W)200 mm x 183 mm
Height above ground surface2975 mm
Free height of fall0 mm
Movement space (L x W x H)3200 mm x 3200 mm x 3000 mm

Similar Equipment

In addition to the jumping strength trainer, other playfit® outdoor sports equipment focusing on strength training is available such as the playfit® Calisthenics System, Horizontal BarStep Trainer or fitness Bars.

Step Trainer
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Parallel Bars
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Additional Equipment

If you require a set of outdoor-fitness equipment combined in such a way to allow a coordinated exercising schedule, please do not hesitate to contact us. We will be most happy to recommend an ideal combination based on recommended fitness-training schedules and sports science while taking into consideration any specific customer requirements.