Jump Rope: Toe Tap

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Jump Rope: Toe Tap

Instructions

Preparation

Grasp jump rope handles on each side. Initiate side swing mount or start with rope behind body and swing rope from behind over head. Swing rope in front of body, down to floor.

Execution

  1. Hop as rope travels under foot and land with both feet side by side.
  2. Hop again as rope travels under feet, land on left foot, and place right foot slightly forward.
  3. Hop as rope travels under foot and land with both feet side by side.
  4. Hop again as rope travels under feet, land on right foot, and place left foot slightly forward.
  5. Repeat steps.

Comments

Hop heights should be minimal, just enough to clear rope, maximize jump rope efficiency, and decrease joint impact. Intensity can be altered by increasing speed of hops.

Classification

 Bearing:  Weight
 Impact:  High

Force (Articulation)

Dynamic

Static

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