Bounding Tips with Willie Banks | Youth1

Bounding Tips with Willie Banks

Willie Banks is a 3 time Triple Jump Champion who goes over bounding. Willie goes over the different types of bounding and the proper execution of each of these; the running bound, distance bounding, single leg bounding, right-right-left, alternate leg bounding, bounding uphill and bounding downhill. He also goes over the common mistakes to avoid. 

Willie Banks was a member of the 1980, 1984, and 1988 U.S Olympic teams, he was a track and field athlete who competed in the triple jump. Banks is the orginator of the now common hand clapping that takes place during many track and field events. He held the world record in the triple jump for 10 years. 17.97 (58 feet 11.5 inches) Willie was inducted into the USA National Track and Field Hall of Fame in 1999.



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