The tuck jump is a vertical jump, an explosive lower-body exercise that is a common way to measure explosive hip and lower-body strength in athletes. The more explosive you are, the higher you'll be able to jump.
Builds and demonstrates strength and power in the glutes, hamstrings, and quads
Improves speed, agility, and power output
Common in training for track, running, or football
Can be an effective "contrast" exercise paired with heavy deadlifts or squats to boost power