In my 20+ years as a jump rope competitor and coach I've worked with thousands of athletes looking to improve their skill with double unders. I get asked all the time for my recommendation on jump ropes for CrossFit.
The right jumping form for double unders is not terribly different from a basic bounce or single under. However, we see people struggle with double unders because they overcompensate for poor jump rope control by trying to jump higher. This leads to a few common mistakes in jump form and landing we will address in this article.
A primer on why double unders are the ultimate cardio workout. This challenging jump rope technique not only improves cardiovascular endurance but also enhances coordination, agility, and calorie burn. Discover the benefits of double unders and how they can transform your fitness routine.
The post "How to Master the Double Under Cross" on Elite Jumps provides valuable tips and techniques to improve the skill of double unders with a cross. It offers step-by-step guidance and useful drills to help athletes master this advanced jump rope maneuver effectively.
Why is it that so many people can get 1 …. 2 …. maybe 3 double unders in a row, but struggle to string together a whole set? It is such a joy to see athletes try this simple experimentation and finally get it!