Jumping rope has many benefits for basketball players. Jumping rope helps with:
- Better Footwork
Using a jump rope routine such as Jason Otter’s Jump Rope video to develop speed, quickness, and footwork will make you a better basketball player on the court. Jason has 45 exercises on the video divided into 3 levels – Beginner, Intermediate, & Advanced. Jason mimics footwork patterns that basketball player use so you are training for movements you will do on the court.
It’s easy to incorporate jump rope in your basketball workouts by making them a quick 5 minute warm up before you start working out. It’s a great way to get loose before shooting, playing, or any activity.
Our Speed Rope is the fastest rope you can find. It’s handmade rope that is used by professional athletes in many sports. It’s a great rope to train with when doing Jason Otter’s Developing Explosive Speed and Quickness with a Jump Rope workout.
Our weighted jump ropes provide a strength and enhanced conditioning workout. Available in different sizes, our weighted jump ropes will really get your heart pounding and muscles burning. They are a great way to burn more calories in a short amount of time.
While you might think of jumping rope off two feet, you often jump off one foot in basketball or push laterally off of one foot. Doing one-foot jump rope drills will help you jump higher and be quicker on defense. They will also help you with your balance.
Single jumps is when you turn the jump rope once around your body before your feet touch the ground again. Double jumps are when the rope travels around your body twice before your feet touch the ground again. Double jumps are more difficult and require more quickness and coordination.