Wednesday, 23 May 2012
WOD: Jump rope side swings/switches
Been practising this technique for a while, maybe a couple of months or so, and finally cracked it yesterday. Before then, every attempt seemed to look messy or I would end up lashing myself up in the jump rope, whipping myself in the face or throwing the rope across the gym - accidentally of course! The thing that seemed to help with practising this routine, was to practice the manoeuvre without the rope, visualising foot placement and timing in my head. This approach seemed to pay off and it all came together very quickly within the past couple of weeks. I have only been using the rope once or twice a week lately, figuring that less is more when it comes to allowing your brain time to memorise the routine. Anyway, here's a video of yesterdays session, including some of the less desirable instances, of which includes the rope throwing incident.