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How To Jump Rope Like A Boxer

what’s up playas what’s going on Zen donation welcome to today’s video we’re gonna show you how to jump rope like a boxer you know one of those badass dudes who punches other people in the face I’m sorry we’re not gonna teach you how to punch other people in the face because that we feel it’s then dude Fitness is mean and you should just stick to becoming a badass jump rope ninja so you might be asking yourself why would one want to be able to jump rope like a boxer and the answer is very simple my friends it’s two parts one of them boxers physiques damn they look good boxers have a very lean and cut physique that we promote its ended Fitness which is why we love jump rope so much so one they look awesome and secondly learning the basic fundamentals of how to skip rope like a boxer is gonna set you up to become an awesome jump rope ninja and teach you how to do a bunch of tricks later but you got to learn how to skip like a boxer first when picking your rope type I recommend picking a steel cable rope that’s also a speed rope because boxers typically have very fast routines and you want to pick a nice thin but durable rope when skipping so that you get the full benefit and you can also look pretty cool going really fast now in terms of broke length but I want you guys to do first is when you’re picking your rope put your foot in the middle of the rope pull it up to your chest and you should see that just the rope cable excluding the handles comes about right to underneath your armpit run around your nipple area a general rule of thumb is that you want to pick a rope cable again excluding the handles that’s three feet taller than your height so I’m six-three therefore my rope cable is about somewhere from 9 feet to 93 the next step before we even get started is finding your rhythm now we can do that without a jump rope so what I want you guys to do is just as you’ll see me turn to the side here in this next clip I’m just slightly jumping up and down and saying 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 I’m keeping that consistent rhythm of 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 so that I’m because I want you guys to be counting that out as you begin to skip after you the both feet at the same time down what I want you to move to next is the famous boxer skip again we’re still going without a rope here but you’re just shifting the weight of your feet from one to the other so both feet are still hitting the ground when you’re doing boxer skip except you’re alternating bending each knee every time you go down so the weight is displaced on your right knee on the left taps and then your left knee while the right tap so you can see here as I’m going through it next up guys let’s incorporate the rope so what I want you guys to focus on next is just very simple sideswipes where you’re taking your hands and your wrists and you’re rolling them over from one side of the other so it’s right going over left as you can see you’re in the clip and left going back over to right and you’re just alternating that as you do the boxer skip at the same time now I want you to go ahead and get started with the regular boxer skip as you’ll see here I’ll do a front angle and a side angle now practice going back and forth and just finding your rhythm remembering that one two three four one two three four and alternating the weight from your right knee to your left knee from your right knee to your left knee and just slightly bending the leg each time very important how are you breathing when you’re skipping boxers they got to maintain their cool you know what I mean because they’re super tired like punching people in the face and they’re like you know I got to act like I’m not tired the way that you should be breathing when you jump rope it’s in through the nose and out through the mouth very nice and calm and collected counting one through five each time you do a breath out to the mouth that’s one counts of five and just repeat that so you shouldn’t be able to go for a while just ah trees smell so good and as you can see here once you have the basic boxer skip down it opens you up to be able to be able to do a wealth of different tricks out there so again I cannot stress enough how important it is to lay the foundation by learning the boxer skip so you can do a bunch of other cool moves breath or a girl Dan transcended fitness thanks for taking the time today to learn how to jump rope like a boxer if you have questions comment below and we’ll see you on the next tutorial

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