This interactive online course includes the text Jump Rope Training,
Second Edition. It prepares personal trainers, fitness instructors,
and coaches who are planning to take the Buddy Lee Jump Rope Institute’s
Level One Training.
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
Course for personal trainers, group exercise instructors, and strength
and conditioning coaches who want to provide jump rope instruction as a
cardio option for their clients; reference course for individual
athletes and fitness enthusiasts who want to learn how to train with
Buddy Lee is known as the world’s top expert in jump rope
conditioning. He has earned a worldwide reputation with his incredible
jump rope skills, putting on 6,000 shows in 50 countries and appearing
in TV commercials and talk shows. He has also appeared on CNN Headline
News, CBS, NBC, and Discovery Channel and in Business Week, GQ USA,
GQ Brazil, GQ Denmark, and Parade magazines.
Lee is the president and CEO of Jump Rope Technology, Inc. (JRT), the
leading expert in the field of jump rope training for improved sport
performance, where science and technology come together to redefine jump
rope for the 21st century. In 2011 JRT became the fitness contractor to
the U.S. government to help military families and children get fit and
be strong in partnership with First Lady Michelle Obama’s campaign to
get America moving. He is also the co-inventor of the Buddy Lee
Hyperformance Jump Ropes, used by U.S. Olympic athletes.
As an Olympian and retired U.S. Marine (twice voted Marine Athlete of
the Year), Buddy now consults with strength and conditioning coaches
worldwide as well as elite athletes from various disciplines. The U.S.
government and many fitness organizations, such as CrossFit, TRX,
KettleBell, HopSports, and MMA, have integrated Buddy Lee’s program into
their systems. He has also served as an ambassador of fitness for the
U.S. Olympic Committee and the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. He lives
in Northern Virginia.
To learn more about Buddy Lee and his training programs, visit