ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

POWERBOCKING FOR BEGINNER (EXTREME SPORTS)

Updated on October 17, 2012

Powerbocking (Extreme Sports) Intro

What is Powerbocking? (other say jumping stilts, sky jumper, sky runner 0r fly jumper), this extreme sports is jumping and running with elastic-like spring-loaded stilts. It's the hottest new technology today that enables the user to run faster and jump higher. This extreme sport now become very popular in the world specially after the acrobatic performance in the closing ceremony of the 2008 Olympic games. To do acrobatic move, you will need a lot of training.

Here some guide for a beginner to start powerbocking:

Powerbocking on Olympic Games 2008 Beijing

powerbock prepare
powerbock prepare

Preparation

Before you practice make sure that you already got the equipment. There's a lot of Jumping Stilts equipment we can buy in the market, such as Powerstrider, Powerisers, Powerizers, Pro-Jump, Powerskips and Air-Trekkers. Choose that suitable for you.

Important:

Step 1: Make sure all protective equipment worn like a helmet, elbow protectors, knee protectors and wrist protectors.

Step 2: Make sure all stilts jumping rope tight and secure.

Step 3: Make sure you are in good shape (no pain).

Step 4: Doing warm-up exercise

Try to do in the flat ground or in the grass (but not wet), or street where safe to do it. Please don't play in the narrow and slope place, you may be fall down or hurt the others. And don't it in the place of obstacle.

How to Use Jumping Stilts

How to Use stand
How to Use stand

1. A beginner should use the bench to do the installation tool.

2. Seat belts (Strap / Binding) both legs must be tied tightly.

3. Try to stand up against the wall or with the help of friends.

4. Use your friends or wall to slowly walk along

5. Do not try to run or jump when you're a beginner

How to get on

How To Get Up After the Falling

How To Stand After the Fall
How To Stand After the Fall

Typically, a beginner can not stand without assistance after falling walls or friends. If you are more confident and sure you can stand without assistance .. kneel on one leg and stand up to put weight on the other foot

How to get up after falling

Try To Walk

how To Walk
how To Walk

Consist of three steps:

a. Static walk-> doing this by lift your knees as high as possible .. the higher the knee lifted sooner we practice balance and increase the power of the thighs

b. Walking -> same as the static walk, but you have to move your locations ... for example from location A to location B .. will be easier when you've mastered the static walk correctly

c. Walking while bouncing this applies to you who are able to walk properly

Time to run

how to run
how to run

Run is a continuation of walking but given a bit of speed .. when you get used to always run lean your body forward .. in order to prevent fell backward ..

a. regular run -> like we do run regular ..

b. bounce run -> running tap along with the reflection .. we put pressure on spring

How to run

Let's Jump

how to jump
how to jump

Jumping done after we have mastered walking and running

a. Ordinary jump-> jumping is doing same as we do skipping .. tips: make it a habit synchronized right and left leg . Don't let one side stronger than other side .

b. Push jump-> make the leap with an emphasis on the spring-> effect produced depends on the load you put on the push process .. as well as your ability to make the leap ..

c. jump with the tempo-> usually do when you've mastered the push jump. The function is in order to jump over obstacles or obstakel that's ahead of you .

What's on your mind

Which one do you think is better?

Conclusion

After a lot of practices, i'm sure you can mastering jumping stilts. And with professional assist you can do acrobatic move.

Doing powerbock is not just fun, but you also get this benefits:

1. Improve cardiac function and lung

2. Burn fat and calories

3. Build your stomach and leg muscles

4. Improve balance and agility (agility)

5. Increase endurance and stamina

Happy Practices

Readers Feedback

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)