Just for Fun...
When you are on one foot, the force has to go somewhere.
The interesting thing is that, if you remain sticky, keep a connection, absorb the shock with a relaxed body, you can let the energy take its own course, suck it in and spit it back out into the "throwing point" it decides to go to.
Just following the bouncing ball (Center of Gravity).
Comments and observations are welcome. Please, lets avoid contentious arguments.