The single-leg lateral jump is like doing a lateral jump, but you are on one leg at a time (instead of pushing off with both legs.)

single-leg lateral jump

Step 1: Start out in the same position as when doing a regular lateral jump.

single-leg lateral jump

Step 2: Jump to the left like you would do in a regular lateral jump, but this time, land on your left foot, keeping your right foot just off the ground.

single-leg lateral jump

Step 3: Now, jump to the right, pushing off your left leg. This time you will land on your right foot and keep your left foot in the air.

single-leg lateral jump

Step 4: Repeat.

Continue jumping left, right, left, etc. The key to remember is to land on your outside foot and keep your inside foot in the air.

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