What is Recreational Jump Rope?

What is Recreational Jump Rope?

Rope skipping is an activity fun for kids and adults, athletes, and non-athletes alike. Not only is skipping fun, it’s also an excellent calorie burner, increases bone density, builds agility, and improves your brain function! Jump rope can help children develop a foundation for all physical fitness activities by improving such things as balance, co-ordination,…

Rope skipping offers physical, emotional and social benefits to Calgary team

Rope skipping offers physical, emotional and social benefits to Calgary team

CALGARY – Competitive rope skipping might have winners and losers, but according to a few members of the Calgary Skip Squad, there are rarely hard feelings at the end of it all. “It is competitive — but it’s not like other sports, where it’s competitive but you don’t want to talk to other people [after…

Safety & Wellness Family Fun Day

Safety & Wellness Family Fun Day

The Calgary Skip Squad was invited to the Auburn Bay Safety & Wellness Fun Day on May 26, 2018.  This free family fun day was sponsored by local businesses and attracted hundreds of attendees throughout our community. This event featured many fun activities and demonstrations focusing on child, teen, family, and community safety. Our Club had a booth…

Benefits of Jump Rope

Benefits of Jump Rope

Jump rope is great for all fitness and ability levels. It fits in with all training goals – whether it be fat loss, endurance, strength, or performance. Here’s a quick snapshot of some of the jump rope benefits: Skipping gives a full-body workout. It is especially great for toning and developing the thighs, shins, and…

Jump Rope Can Help with Math & Spelling

Jump Rope Can Help with Math & Spelling

How jumping rope may help your children learn math and spelling Published Thursday, February 25, 2016 6:00AM EST Marlene Leung, CTVNews.ca When it comes to children learning math and languages, it may be best to add some jumping jacks to the lesson plan, according to a new Dutch study. The study, conducted by researchers at the University…