Reduce the speed and amplitude of your movement.
- If you are avoiding impact all-together: perform a “squat – to – tiptoes” movement instead. Begin by squatting in the same manor, then explode up onto your toes without leaving the ground. Return to the squat smoothly and with control.
- If your knees tend to be irritable: choose a shallower squat and shorter jump, focusing on soft shock-absorption