A letter from a rope jumper in prison

The letter is from Missie, one of our instructors who is teaching at a correctional facility in Ohio. We'd love to bring jump rope to more such facilities to help empower and brighten the lives of the far too many women and men who find themselves behind bars. Remember, there's often little to no difference [...]

By | 2019-02-01T12:11:00+00:00 February 1st, 2019|inspiration, motivation, Uncategorized|0 Comments

It’s All in the Wrist

After teaching rope jumping for nearly 15 years we've learned a thing or two about what helps folks become more successful jumpers. In fact we learn way more from our students than they do from us! We're lucky that way. While it's difficult—and probably foolish—to point to any one factor as the key to becoming [...]

Australia Day Playlist

Swampland • The Scientists Don't Talk About Us • Someloves Why?• Hoodoo Gurus Elevator Operator • Courtney Barnett Last Chance • JET I'm Stranded • The Saints Wild Weekend • The Psycho Surgeons Talking Straight • Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever Need You Tonight • INXS Treaty • Yothu Yindi Ready For Boredom • Bed Wettin' [...]

By | 2019-01-30T17:37:31+00:00 January 30th, 2019|motivation, playlist, punk rock, rock and roll|0 Comments

Best Songs of 2018

Laughing Gas • The Fratellis A Teenager in Love • The Regrettes Make Me Feel • Janelle Monáe What's so Great, Britain? • Youth Killed It Åkeren • Porches Slow Learner • Viagra Boys Extinction • Parquet Courts Talking Straight • Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever Maria También • Khruangbin It Makes You Forget • Peggy [...]

A Jump Rope With Heart

When I last wrote to you I was staring 58 in the face. My birthday was on December 6 so I made it, but my friend Mary didn't make it to 33. On December 6 I attended Mary's wake and on December 7 I attended her funeral. F*ck ovarian cancer. Mary was the nicest person [...]

By | 2018-12-19T14:10:45+00:00 December 19th, 2018|inspiration, jump ropes, motivation|0 Comments

Jumping Into the Holidays

Run Run Rudolph Lemmy Kilmister, Billy Gibbons & Dave Grohl Silent Night The Dickies Russian Dance Tchaikovsky Jingle Bells The Reverend Horton Heat The Clown Tchaikovsky Fairytale of New York No Use for a Name Oh Hanukah Meshugga Beach Party Father Christmas The Kinks Christmas Is RUN-DMC Come All Ye Faithful Surfer Girls The Chevelles [...]

By | 2018-12-19T13:24:07+00:00 December 19th, 2018|playlist, punk rock, rock and roll|0 Comments
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