Over the years, skipping has proven itself to be a great exercise and very popular among different age groups. Indoors or outdoors, all you need is a skipping rope, also known as jump rope. Skipping ropes have developed over the years. A jump rope set includes interchangeable handle inserts perfect for warm-ups and a very big part of cardio exercises along with a nine inch rope and a carrying case for easy access.
Ropes are used by plenty; they are even used for tug of war, where opponents pull each other with the help of a rope. Ropes are also used in trekking and are made with strong fibres which ensure performance, reliability and protection. A rope can hold things together. Most popular are skipping ropes and skipping has seen many forms and styles over the years. The easy or basic jump is where the jumper keeps his feet apart and jumps over the rope at the same time. This is most widely used and seen as a starting point to develop other techniques of skipping. Side swing, Criss-cross, Speed step, Front back cross, double under, leg over are also some of the other skipping techniques.