THE COURSE: Learn the true fundamentals of skipping and how to start using your rope as a beginner. Develop your style, learn techniques and build a strong foundation for your skipping journey.
DURATION: 2 HOURS
PRINCIPLES: Correct rope length & body posture | Balance & timing; the power of footwork | Introduction to side swings, crossovers and double-unders | Introduction into basic combinations
WHO IS IT FOR: This course is ideal for beginners. It will also be beneficial for those who’ve already made a start on their rope journeys & want to refresh their fundamental techniques.
If you’re already comfortable with timing, footwork, crossovers and double-unders you should consider the Technical Course.
THE COURSE: The technical course has been designed to refine and enhance your speed and skills with core power moves. You’ll also learn to utilise these moves with intermediate combinations. This course focuses on certain technical movements for side swings, crossovers at speed with variations, unbroken double-unders and double-under crossovers.
DURATION: 2 HOURS
PRINCIPLES: Side swing + cross over variations | Unbroken double-unders | Double-under crossovers | Intermediate combinations
WHO IS IT FOR: The technical course is ideal for those who feel they have the basic fundamentals down. This means your side swings, footwork and rhythm is generally very good. You will be able to do crossovers and double-unders but struggle to do them continuously at speed.
The technical course will help you refine these, adding speed and building combinations. It will also show you new variations and footwork to build you up to a more advanced level.
THE COURSE: The mastery course has been designed for those who are proficient in quick combinations and most of the power moves such as crossovers, double-unders and double-under crossovers. This course is about high level skills, fine tuning and really mastering the art of skipping.
DURATION: 2 HOURS
PRINCIPLES: Squat jumps + Squat jump double cross | Side swing double-unders | South Paw double-under combinations | Double under variations | Rush 360 + combinations
WHO IS IT FOR: The mastery level should only be considered if you consider yourself at pro-level and really want to refine and master the power moves above.
You’re footwork should be impeccable and you’ll be comfortable with combinations at speed, continuous double-unders and double under crossovers. You’re now just looking to master those extra power moves to take your game to the next level.
ACADEMY COURSES FAQ
WHERE/WHEN WILL COURSES TAKE PLACE?
All courses will currently take place in London, UK at MINDSET, SE1 7NT. The nearest public transport stations are Lambeth North and Waterloo. There are plenty of bus routes near by and some limited parking. Most courses will take place on weekends.
HOW DO I BOOK A COURSE?
You will firstly need to register your interest by selecting the course relevant to you. Please note this does not mean you are guaranteed a place on the course. Once availability is live, you will receive an email with a link to book your chosen course. Please book quickly, as places are very limited.
REFUNDS, CANCELLATIONS & IMPORTANT INFOMATION
All courses are refundable on cancellations up to 14 days prior to course date.
Please arrive promptly for your course. Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate late arrivals or personal circumstances as this is a small group session.
I DIDN’T GET A SPACE ON THE COURSE. WHAT CAN I DO?
Keep an eye on your emails up to 2 weeks prior to the course start date. If we have any cancellations, we will email those who registered interest for that course. If you still don’t get a spot, don’t worry, we’ll have the next course date soon.
WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?
Please wear comfortable trainers / workout clothing to your course. Bring plenty of water and a towel if you wish to use the shower facilities. Bring your skipping rope of course, however we will have some spares to use.
WILL I BE ABLE TO BUY MERCHANDISE / ORDER PRODUCTS ON THE DAY?
Unfortunately you will not be able to buy anything or request anything to be hand delivered on the day. We really want to focus on learning and creating a beneficial and efficient experience.
CAN I BRING SOMEONE WITH ME?
We cannot allow any additional members inside the studio during the course. If you need to bring a parent/guardian, there is a small waiting area available, external to the studio.
I’M UNSURE WHICH COURSE IS RIGHT FOR ME
Please thoroughly read through the course details above. Classes are intense, so we recommend working your way up instead of attempting a class that may be too difficult for you. If you are really unsure still, please submit a video to firstname.lastname@example.org for review. We will do our best to recommend the correct course for you.
WILL THERE BE ACADEMY COURSES AVAILABLE IN MY CITY?
Currently Academy courses are only available in London, but hoping to expand soon. We are happy to hear your ideas/travel to you for groups between 5-10 people. Please enquire at email@example.com.
IS THIS COURSE ACCREDITED BY A PROFESSIONAL TRAINING BODY?
At this current time, Rush Athletics Academy courses are not accredited externally. This is the first course of its’ kind in the world, so whilst we work on introducing our Academy formally, rest assured, your course has been designed, tested and developed to ensure you learn efficiently and effectively.