If you have shorter-than-average thighs for your height, you have the ideal mechanical setup for leaping, see below for details. Calf muscles fires. Small muscles in the feet give the final push. People who are very good at transferring forward momentum (running) to vertical momentum will dunk off one foot.
Can a 5ft person dunk?
Brandon Todd spent years training to be able to dunk, putting on 80 pounds of muscle and increasing his vertical to 45 inches. This is Brandon Todd. He’s 5’5″, he can dunk a basketball, and he’s the subject of this short documentary.
Whats the shortest you can be and still dunk?
You’ll need to jump roughly 24 inches to touch the rim and 30 inches to dunk a full sized basketball (assuming average arm length). While the height difference between a 5 foot 9 person and a 6 foot person is only 3 inches, it’s actually a lot easier around this height for two reasons.
Can a 5’6 person dunk?
Greatest game ever invented! Originally Answered: Can a 5 foot 6 person dunk? Let’s say you’re five foot six, with a 7’2 standing reach and weigh 135 pounds you would need a 34 inch vertical to touch the rim and a 40 inch vertical to dunk, so you would have to be hyper-athletic.
Is 5’7 too short for guys?
Yes, 5′7″ is the 20–25 percentile for men. World wide for men, it still is below average. I’m 5′7.5,” and most places, that is short.
Can a 6 2 person dunk?
Most 6’2″ basketball players probably can’t dunk. Or at least not in a game situation.
Is 40 inch vertical good?
99% of players will never have a 40-inch vertical, no matter how hard they train. And it’s highly unlikely you’ll double your vertical jump with those programs in the next 12 weeks.