- Grasp jump rope handles on each side. Initiate side
swing mount or start with rope behind body and swing rope
from behind over head.
- As rope travels forward in front of body, cross arms downward
in front of hips and jump over rope. Keep arms crossed while
rope swings up behind body. As rope travels forward in front
of body, uncross arms back out to sides and jump over rope and
- 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.