Learn to Skip for Fitness - Sydney Short Courses

Learn to Skip for Fitness

What you'll learn

Learn to skip for fitness with our fitness courses in Sydney!

Learn to Skip for Fitness is a comprehensive programme for beginners. Our programme covers basic and advanced techniques, teaching how to safely and effectively use a skipping rope for strength, endurance and cardiovascular fitness. Through small group instruction, individuals receive personalised attention and master the correct techniques. The course includes exercises that can be done at home, coordination drills, and technical skills.

Skipping training provides many benefits, including increased strength, improved cardiovascular fitness, enhanced bone density, muscle mass maintenance or increase, and improved mood and mental health. This practical and comprehensive course serves as an introduction to skipping fitness, providing participants with the opportunity to improve their cardiovascular fitness while learning new skills and having fun. Note that this course is designed to be challenging, but with proper guidance and instruction, individuals will be able to achieve their fitness goals. The course is taught in a structured and professional manner, with a focus on correct technique and safety. Sign up for this course if you are looking for a comprehensive introduction to skipping fitness.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this skipping for fitness course, you should be able to:

  • The ability to identify and select appropriate equipment and settings for safe skipping rope usage in a home environment.
  • The proficiency to execute three fundamental skipping styles that align with their learning abilities.
  • The option to acquire more advanced skipping techniques, as applicable.
  • A noticeable improvement in cardiovascular fitness and strength and stability in the feet, ankles, knees, and hips.
  • A thorough understanding of recovery and maintenance techniques to minimise the risk of injury.

Course Content

What will be covered in this skipping for fitness course?

  • Basic jumping, hopping, and balance exercises. Mobility and strength assessment.
  • Introduction to skipping rope and basic techniques.
  • Development of advanced skipping techniques such as double under, side swing, and cross over.
  • Skipping as cardio training for endurance and fitness goals.
  • Progressing skipping skills and incorporating additional equipment.
  • Integrating skipping into the overall fitness program and creating personalised workout routines.

Intended Audience

Who is this skipping for fitness course for?

This course is open to anyone who is interested in improving their health and fitness. Skipping is a highly effective form of exercise that has been used for both fun and fitness for centuries by many cultures. Learning to skip on one's own can be difficult and daunting, but this course provides a structured system for progression and learning in a safe environment. Our flooring is designed to reduce impact on joints, making the course adaptable to any individual and skill level.

Course Materials

What should you bring to the course?

  • A skipping rope: Make sure to bring your own skipping rope to class, or use one of the ropes provided.
  • Comfortable workout clothes: Wear clothes that are comfortable to move in and will wick away sweat.
  • Athletic shoes: Wear shoes that provide good support and traction, specifically designed for fitness activities.
  • Water bottle: Bring a water bottle to stay hydrated during the class.
  • Towel: Bring a towel to wipe off sweat during the class.

Course tutors

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