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Two ways to measure altitude of a jump
- From floor to the head. This is the way most people think the altitude of a jump is measured. If the reason for the jump is to reach higher with an attack, then this is the critical measurement.
- From floor to the feet. When performing a jump or jump-spin kick, where there must be time and space for the legs to perform the kick properly and get back under the body for the landing, this is the critical measurement.