Video: How to teach kids proper jumping and landing

Teaching children proper jumping and landing can help to prevent injuries, and give fundamental movement skills that they can build on.

photo: Graeme O'Neil

We’ve all told the kids to “STOP JUMPING OFF THE COUCH!” but have you taught your child how to land safely?

Teaching children proper jumping and landing can help to prevent injuries, while giving them fundamental movement skills that they can use to build on in future activities.

Watch our short video with expert tips from Dr. Stacy Irvine, and see how to get those jumping beans burning off excess energy and landing safely.

Videographer: Graeme O’Neil