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We jump roped the McCarren 5K

We had a great time jumping the McCarren 5K on Saturday, May 4. The theme of the race was Star Wars (May the 4th be with you!) so Tim's dorky hat actually has the image of a Star Wars storm trooper on it but sadly it's obscured. And Heather is Princess Leah...not. Okay we're slowing [...]

What I Learned When My Students Began Jumping Rope

By Janet Beihoffer (04/11/2019) By now the outcry has been heard and confirmed: Children need recess or other forms of physical activity to thrive in school. But I could have told you that. As a veteran teacher, I stumbled on this fact in my own classroom quite by accident. Years ago my students took the [...]

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 | 2019-02-01T12:11:00-04:00 February 1st, 2019|inspiration, motivation, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 | 2019-01-30T17:37:31-04:00 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 [...]

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