The 8 Best Jump Trainers

Updated April 03, 2017 by Steven John

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We spent 23 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top selections for this wiki. Adding height to your vertical leap is one of the best ways to improve your performance on the basketball court, at the volleyball net, or as you leap over hurdles on the track. We assessed jump trainers that help an athlete build muscle, enhance stability, and improve his or her overall fitness level. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best jump trainer on Amazon.

8. Gymforward Leg Strength

While not without its issues, the affordable Gymforward Leg Strength set is a decent choice for the athlete on a budget. The waist belt accommodates girths ranging from 25 to 47 inches and the ankle cuffs should fit around any legs.
  • durable latex bands
  • helps improve balance
  • ankle cuffs tend to slide up legs
Brand Gymforward
Model pending
Weight pending
Rating 4.0 / 5.0

7. DAS Leben Bounce

The DAS Leben Bounce was primarily designed to help athletes improve their jump height, but the package comes with accessories that can be used to enhance lower body agility and even to build arm strength. That versatility makes the system a good overall value.
  • easy to adjust waist and ankle bands
  • comes with detailed instructions
  • inferior metal hardware
Brand DAS Leben
Model pending
Weight 8.8 ounces
Rating 4.0 / 5.0

6. Jump 99 Strength Plyometric

The Jump 99 Strength Plyometric training shoes by Innovent claim to add between five to ten inches to the average user's vertical leap. While most people will not see themselves jumping nearly a foot higher after wearing them, many will achieve modest gains.
  • develop calf muscle mass
  • may increase sprint speeds
  • would benefit from manual
Brand Jump
Model pending
Weight pending
Rating 4.3 / 5.0

5. Fuel Pureformance Adjustable Plyometrics Box

Arguably, the best way to enhance your jumping ability is simply to jump up and down many times per workout session. The Fuel Pureformance Adjustable Plyometrics Box provides a stable platform on which to alight at the apex of each leap.
  • adjustable to three heights
  • nonslip landing surface
  • non-marking pads on feet
Brand Fuel Pureformance
Weight 34.9 pounds
Rating 4.4 / 5.0

4. JumpNRope Speed Balls

The JumpNRope Speed Balls symmetry and strength trainers challenge you to jump faster and to maintain good form while doing so. This will help you to develop both the major muscle groups used in jumping and the supporting muscles that aid stability.
  • made in america
  • backed by satisfaction guarantee
  • highly portable option
Brand JumpNRope
Model pending
Weight pending
Rating 4.0 / 5.0

3. Mass Suit Elite

The Mass Suit Elite may look like something out of a science fiction film, but it has the very real potential to help an athlete jump higher, run faster, kick harder, and throw faster. The multiple resistance bands help train the entire body.
  • ideal for multi-sport athletes
  • facilitates efficient workouts
  • expensive but high quality
Model pending
Weight 5.3 pounds
Rating 4.0 / 5.0

2. Ueasy Bounce Training

The Ueasy Bounce Training system helps you to quickly build the various muscles used in a vertical leap without the risks and strains associated with more traditional exercises, like squats. You can select bands creating between 40 and 100 pounds of resistance.
  • bands are fabric-wrapped
  • also works as agility trainer
  • mesh storage bag included
Brand Ueasy
Model pending
Weight pending
Rating 4.0 / 5.0

1. Sklz Hopz Vertical

The Sklz Hopz Vertical comes with two different resistance cables, so you can adjust the level of tension to which you subject yourself as a given workout demands or as your jumping prowess improves over time. You can also change cable positions to target various muscles.
  • comfortably padded belt
  • slide-lock cable change mechanism
  • built-in shoe harness
Brand SKLZ
Weight 2.5 pounds
Rating 4.0 / 5.0

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Last updated on April 03, 2017 by Steven John

When not writing or spending time with his family, Steven tries to squeeze in some mountain climbing. In addition to writing for several websites and journals, Steven has published multiple novels.

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