Always seen as a superior way to exercise the Ancient Chinese and Egyptians had something in common, jumping rope. Jumping rope in the way Western Civilization does it today, because popularized in the 1970’s as the focus on fitness and athleticism where reaching new heights in America. Since then fighters have taken up the jump rope as a superior method to train hand, eye, and foot coordination which are the hallmarks of a martial artists.
Fast forward to today, Orlando Jimenez and The Fight Rope are carrying on the legacy of the ancient cultures. To ensure that jump ropes move through the ages Orlando is targeting all ages as he sees a rise in fitness and health. Today as in the 1970’s fitness renaissance, the martial artists from all disciplines train with and can benefit from the jump rope.
On the horizon for www.thefightrope.com are e-books and jump rope companions for the discipline of each martial arts. Also, moving forward you can expect challenges to hit social media and a video series that helps ropers who range from novice to expert. In these videos expect to have the jump rope technique broken down, transitions explained, and other movements to maximize the functional movement for your training. As with ancient cultures warriors of anytime rely on maximizing footspeed and activating fast twitch muscles for sport.
As the sports seasons settle in keep the Fight Rope handy and be ready to go. Show them you aren’t even tired after the match by adding another minute or two of rope time. If you have 10lbs to go and aren’t with a training partner, the rope can be your companion. Regardless of where you are, the rope can aid as a training tool for you to keep your cardio ready for battle.