purpose: The 30 Second Endurance Jump is a test of agility and lower body strength endurance
equipment required: a stopwatch and SPARQ Soft Endurance Hurdle (12" high)
procedure: Stand comfortably with both feet flat on the ground, perpendicular to the hurdle.The timing starts from the first movement. The athlete jumps off both feet and lands on both feet on the other side of the hurdle, then back again. The test continues for 30 seconds, with the total number of jumps counted.
scoring: The total number of completed jumps in the time period is recorded.
results: US Decathlete Bryan Clay achieved 67 jumps in 30 seconds in this test during a SPARQ testing exercise (published in SPARQ Magazine, Summer 2008).