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Name of Activity:

Jump Rope Skills Assessment

Purpose of Activity:

Students assess whether or not they can perform certain jump rope skills, and describe why or why not. The student then makes up a routine based on combining two or more skills and teaches it to a partner.

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Materials Needed:

Jump Rope Challenge Assessment Sheet

Description of Idea

After covering the following jump rope skills (single slide swing, bell, skier, heel touch, backward, cross over, toe touch, etc.) use this Jump Rope Challenge Assessment Sheet to see what your students are learning.

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Submitted by Chris Wirszyla who teaches at Cape Fear Elementary School in Rocky Point, NC. Additional authors for this idea were Amanda Perkins. Thanks for contributing to PE Central! Posted on PEC: 3/6/2015.

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Great article!
Since you are the PE teacher at your school you could be a hero to those teachers over 50.
May I recommend a video called Classical Stretch-Mobility and Bone Strengthening Miranda Esmonde-White.
It works so well and only takes 30 in bare feet!!

Jump Rope Skills Assessment