Tricks for Jumping Off a Swing




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Hello. I know most of you don't jump off swings, but for those of you who do, you can do plenty of different tricks. Before I start, I want to thank my friends at school who showed me how to do these. Oh, and I am not responsible for ANY consequences that may occur. Enjoy.

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Step 1: The Regular Jump

Any jumper should know how to do this one. Start to get a pretty good swing going, then when you are half way between at the ground and the top of your swing, push off with your hands.

Step 2: The Hover

This one is easy too. Get a good swing going, then wait till you are a little bit higher than the ground (going up). Now jump off and you should be barely hovering above the ground (2-16 inches).

Step 3: The Ground Smasher

This one is definitely not for people that are scared of heights or possibly getting hurt. First, get as high as you can. At the point where you are highest, just drop yourself off. Always remember to bend your knees as you take impact with the ground.

Step 4: The Fakeout

Even though this is technically not fully jumping off a swing, it can be very dangerous. Get a good swing going (but not TOO high), turn out by pushing off with one hand but holding on with another. You should be turned out and coming back down.

Step 5: Please Add On!

Please feel free to add any other steps by telling me in the comments or in a PM. Mario 4 life!

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    9 Discussions


    10 years ago

    Hey, this is a great instructable and is very informative. Just one thing is missing... pictures! It really helps a lot when trying to follow directions so you should consider taking some photographs. Once you do that and leave me a message when you have so that we can publish your work. Thanks! Thanks for the cool instructable and we hope to publish this soon!


    10 years ago on Step 5

    yes, but unless I, one of my friends, or one of the commenters that gives me a good discription of the trick that can do the trick, will I post the trick.

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    10 years ago on Step 5

    you can just junp off an hang from th chain and call it tarzan or you can backflip off and call it backflip


    10 years ago on Introduction

    I can do a back flip at the highest point and jumping off backwards... i just can't explain it...


    10 years ago on Introduction

    This needs images - photos at least, but preferably videos of each trick.

    What it does not need is to be spammed on other, unrelated projects.