Dean Olsen is a certified Gary Semics Motocross School instructor and travels the globe teaching everyone from absolute beginners to top-level pros how to nail down proper technique. When we asked for a fast tip, he threw down a quick lesson on jump dynamics.More height and distance: When you want more height and distance out of a jump or whoop, use your body weight to help load, then unload the suspension upon compression and rebound.Less height and distance: When you want less height and distance, use your body movement to absorb the compression and rebound part of the jump. Let the motorcycle come up under you by giving a little in your elbows and knees.There are really only two ways to jump a motorcycle: jumping for height and jumping for speed. Learn the basics of these before worrying about scrubbing and whipping your way to quicker lap times.Jumping for Maximum Distance and Height:Jumping For Maximum Speed And Minimum Height:Those are the basics of jump dynamics. Practice them on a safe tabletop that you can control yourself over and get used to feeling the difference between jumping for max height and distance and jumping for speed.