Buddy Lee is the U.S. Army's spokesperson for fitness and is known as the world's top expert in jump rope conditioning for better sport performance. He has also served as an ambassador of fitness for the U.S. Olympic Committee and the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. As a U.S. Olympian and former Military World Wrestling Champion, Buddy Lee breaks new ground with a jump rope certification program through his Jump Rope Institute. Buddy Lee's Jump Rope Training Fundamentals interactive online course prepares personal trainers, fitness instructors, and coaches who are planning to take the Jump Rope Institute's Level One Training certification program and athletes and fitness enthusiasts who just want to get the most out of their ropes.
Drawing from his text Jump Rope Training, Second Edition, Lee presents his jump rope training system used by more than 25 U.S. Olympic teams, mixed martial artists, and CrossFitters around the world. Workouts for a variety of sport skills and fitness components are included, such as improved balance, coordination, endurance, weight loss, strength, power, speed, quickness, and agility. The course includes 32 video demonstrations featuring world-class athletes and expert jump ropers showcasing various skills as well as common errors so course participants can identify and correct these errors.
Buddy Lee's Jump Rope Training Fundamentals teaches 18 skills for safely mastering the perfect jump, increasing endurance, and integrating a variety of other basic to intermediate jumping techniques while highlighting how to demonstrate the skills in a teaching capacity. Interactive learning activities allow students to assess and apply their knowledge of the skills learned in the book and online course. Five sample training programs are included as downloadable PDFs, helping students to further develop proficiency and improve conditioning and providing additional guidelines for instructors working with clients to achieve their own goals.
If you're ready to take your own workouts or the workouts of your clients to the next level, turn to the system that the world's top coaches, personal trainers, athletes, and fitness enthusiasts have come to rely on. Buddy Lee's Jump Rope Training Fundamentals will not only change the way you train but also change how you feel, look, and perform. It's the proven approach to improving fitness and sport performance while giving you the winning edge.
Unit 1: Getting Ready to Jump
The Buddy Lee System
Jump Rope Terminology
Benefits of Rope Jumping
3-Step Conditioning Program and Training System
Keys to Safe and Effective Rope Jumping
Ropes and Rope Care
Unit 2: Base Phase—Mastering the Perfect Jump
Biomechanics of Rope Jumping
Body Posture, Hand Grip, and Arm Position
Foundational Rope Jumping Steps
Basic Training Program
Unit 3: Conditioning Phase—Skill Set 1
Unit 4: Conditioning Phase—Skill Set 2
Unit 5: Conditioning Phase—Skill Set 3
Arm Side Swing
Side Swing Jump
Unit 6: Sports Training Phase—Double Under
Training Effects of G-Forces
Power of Plyometrics
Basic Power Technique: Double Under
Establishing a Baseline
High-Intensity Training Programs