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Tuesday May 17, 2005

 

 

SKIPPING SKILLS                                                                               

Basic Jump
1. Jump on both feet.
2. Land on balls of feet.
3. Jump once for each turn of rope.
Tips: Keep feet, ankles and knees together.
Cue: JUMP - JUMP - JUMP.

 

Bell Jump
1. Jump forward.
2. Jump backward.
Tips: Feet move 15 - 20 cms forward and backward as a bell, keep feet together.


Cue: FORWARD - BACK.  

 

Side Straddle Jump
1. Jump to straddle position.
2. Return to basic jump.
Tips: Spread feet shoulder width apart as rope passes under.
Cue: APART - TOGETHER.

 

Up and Under
1. Raise right leg, lower right arm between knees and extend right elbow under right knee.
2. Hop on left foot as arm goes under leg.
3. Jump with right toe pointed inwards.
4. Pull right arm down and exit with side swing left.
Tips: Handles in extended position. Jump higher than normal. Keep slow steady pace. Extend arm under leg as far as possible, so knee is resting on elbow.
Cue: ONE - TWO - READY - OVER.


 

 

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