An interesting look at aspiring young basketball players in China, looking to make it into the pro ranks in the future. Nike Basketball have created an interesting documentary series that is definitely worth a watch.

Interestingly, a player mentions that the ability to jump is not something that can be trained, but instead a gift. On the contrary, increasing your vertical jump is certainly something that can be improved through training. Correct use of weight training and plyometrics can have a big impact on jump ability, leading to an increase in the inches you can jump.

The comment section mentions that the translation may be wrong, though, with the player suggesting that his personal jump ability was a gift and not something he had to train hard for.

Take a look at the video and see what these young Chinese athletes put themselves through to make it to the top.