There are several other popular sports in which an old-fashioned rope is used for training:
basketball, volleyball, racquetball, handball, horse riding, soccer, field hockey, tennis, lacrosse, softball, water polo, hockey, ice hockey, field hockey (indoor and outdoor), rugby football, baseball (both baseball and softball), softball, Australian Rules Football (both footy and soccer) and handball.
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If you don't like to use weights or have a small frame, you can still jump rope. You'll just need to use lighter equipment. How to use jump rope. The most important thing is to be able to catch the rope when you need it, and to do so easily and well. Once you get good at catching the rope, you can use it to hold yourself and your friends.
A person can jump rope alone by pulling himself up in a way similar to the way he swings on a swing. However, while he swings, he uses his feet to propel him so he doesn't go so high that he goes straight up. He also uses his arms to help him swing. In jumping rope, you use the same muscles as if you were swinging. When catching the rope, you catch the rope with your feet, and your hands should be under your chest about an inch or so.