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How to control Jump Rope Rhythm? | Double Bounce vs Single Bounce

Feeling hard to control your rhythm when jumping rope? Pace Control is crucial to basic jump rope. This is not just an article that helps you with controlling jump rope pace, but also a tutorial that will guide you to learn jumping to 8 count or music.🔥

Benefit of Mastering Jump Rope Pace Change

Benefit 1: Control your rope speed and coordination -Speed Control is one of basic techniques to further develop jump rope skills and learn tricks. 

Benefit 2: Learning to Jump Rope to Music – To create beautiful jump rope flow to music, first you must master jumping to beats and music.

✅ Benefit 3:Refining Single Bounce Turning Technique – Small turn for Single Bounce and Big Turn for Double Bounce, pacing change is good to understand big and small circular movements to minimize your turning technique. 

This training is suitable for jump rope beginners🙌🏻 who have already mastered the single bounce (SB), particularly 50 jumps non stop and passed the Single Bounce Double Bounce control skill test. If you are not familiar with Single Bounce Skills, please watch this before attempting the pace changing skills. https://jrfg.org/how-to-avoid-double-skips-jump-rope-beginner-tutorial/ 

We recommend you to use 👉🏻a beaded rope, which can provide more feedback to manage the switching rope pace.

Single Bounce vs Double Bounce

🧠Single Bounce (SB) is jumping once in every rope revolution. Single Bounce takes 1 count which means you are jumping in every count. 

🧠Double Bounce (DB) (Some call it double skip) is jumping twice in every rope revolution. Double Bounce takes 2 counts, jump in 1, bounce in two. 

Double Bounce vs Single Bounce

Mastering Jump Rope Pace Change | Switching between Single Bounce & Double Bounce

Step 1️⃣: #DBSBBeepTest – Jump Rope Pace Switching

To begin with, let’s do a Jump Rope Beep Test(#DBSBBeepTest). This challenge is working on the reaction on pace changing either from double bounce to single bounce or single bounce to double bounce. You can find friends to work on it together!
👉🏻Rules: When you hear the beep sound you switch to the other pace. Let’s do it!

Step 2️⃣: 8 Count for Double Bounce & Single BounceStep 2: 8 Count for Double Bounce & Single Bounce

To continue mastering the coordination of the pace changes. You will need to start counting your jumps on an 8 count. As mentioned above, single bounce takes 1 count while double bounce takes 2. The following video will show you how to count your jumps.

Double Bounce Counting with 8-Count
Single Bounce Counting with 8-Count

To get on the pace switch, let’s put 1 8-count of double bounce and 1 8-count of single bounce together and repeat doing so. It would be better if you are able to count 8-count out loud. Try this 👇🏻

Switching 8 count with Double Bounce and Single Bounce

Step 3️⃣: Pace Changing Variation Routine

Here is the pace changing variation Routine Challenge. We are doing 8 counts switching, 4 counts switching, 2 counts switching all together forming a 4 8-count mini routine. It looks easy but the coordination challenge is to max!

Step 4:  Pace Changing Variation Routine with Music 125-135 bpm

lIf you feel you are comfortable with the 8 Count counting, it is a good time for you to follow music with 125-135 bpm to work on the jumping to music. 💃🏻💃🏻 Duet with us on TikTok!
Check it out!👇🏻

Music: Tiësto – WOW 

Practice Makes Perfect! Go back to the previous step if you think it is challenge! Let’s jump to music and create wonderful jump rope flow and routine together! Remember to tag @jumprope.forgood & @pakhungjai on Instagram if you can do the DBSD Routine! Comment below to let us know your thoughts and what you want to learn!

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