Skill

Jump Rope Progression - Pt.3

Work in your timing and putting it all together to connect Double Unders efficiently.

Jump Rope Singles

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Jump Rope Skill Transfer for Endurance Pt.1

In this series, Carl focuses on using Jump Rope POSITIONS and MOVEMENTS as a skill transfer exercise to improve your endurance, specifically with your running.  In this video, Carl starts by reviewing the key positions - do the butt test!

Jump Rope Skill Transfer for Endurance Pt.2

In this series, Carl focuses on using Jump Rope POSITIONS and MOVEMENTS as a skill transfer exercise to improve your endurance, specifically with your running.  In this video, Carl explains why it's necessary to build up endurance even for gymnastics related training, and how variations in Jump Rope exercises can help build up endurance as well as improve skills down the line.

Jump Rope Skill Transfer for Endurance Pt.3

In this series, Carl focuses on using Jump Rope POSITIONS and MOVEMENTS as a skill transfer exercise to improve your endurance, specifically with your running.  In this video, Carl discusses weightlessness you experience during jumps and how it's important to maintain positions during this transition.  Mastering this is KEY to translating to executing your movements under heavy loads - with your kipping pull ups, weightlifting, and of course your aerial movements with gymnastics tumbling and trampolining.

Jump Rope Skill Transfer for Endurance Pt.4

In this series, Carl focuses on using Jump Rope POSITIONS and MOVEMENTS as a skill transfer exercise to improve your endurance, specifically with your running.  In this video, Carl reinforces the hollow position and Pose form while running with drills like leaning while using the Jump Rope, as well as running with the Jump Rope.  Carl also proposes a workout challenge.  Don't be a fairy, and tie up your shoe laces!

Jump Rope Triple Unders

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Jumping and Landing Foot Positions Progression

In this progression Carl builds upon his previous discussion of jumping and landing mechanics by exploring different foot positions to the landing.  By using another skill such as the Candlestick Roll to simluate the transition in the air, Carl demonstrates how practice different foot positions to find the safest way of landing that also provides the most effective skill and power transfer.

Jumping Lunges Progression Pt.1

In this video, Coach Carl demonstrates more jumping and landing mechanics but this time with a focus on unilateral movement. The Jumping Lunge, or Mountain Climber, is a great skill to practice proper positioning and transitions for a number of other applications including Olympic Weightlifting, running, and other sports outside of the training room.

Jumping Lunges Progression Pt.2

In this video, Coach Carl demonstrates more jumping and landing mechanics but this time with a focus on using the arms as to generate power and control. By timing the arm circle properly while maintaining tension throughout the full range of motion, you should feel more lift in your jumps as well as more direction and control of the upper body.

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