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Skip-Hop Kids Skipping Rope

by Skip Hop
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)

Price: 5.99
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Colour: Pink
  • Unique patented design with grippy' & shatterproof polyethylene handles
  • For skippers in the approximate height range of 4' 10" (1.47m) and under
  • Manufactured from solid 'scuff-resistant' 5.0 mm PVC cord
  • Suitable for all ability levels - recommended for beginners & experts alike
  • Option to add extension piece to upgrade to freestyle rope (sold separately)
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  • ASIN: B00GLM76X0
  • Date first available at Amazon.co.uk: 20 Feb 2014
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 788 in Sports & Outdoors (See Top 100 in Sports & Outdoors)
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Product Description

Product Description

skip-hop has developed a new concept in skipping with their new speed rope + Xtender system.GREAT NEWS! you can order it today and it brings you;* the incredibly fun and healthy world of sports and freestyle skipping * a speed rope that converts to freestyle trick rope with Xtenders (sold separately)* a rope designed and tested by professional skippers - world wide patents pending* handles shaped on ergonomic principles, comfortable to use and turns beautifully * a new dimension to your skipping whether beginner or experiencedXtenders - We at skip-hop are proud to present a skipping experience with a difference. The skip-hop jump rope has revolutionised skipping by uniting speed sports skipping with trick performance skipping in one interchangeable system. Purchase your skip-hop Xtenders, simply attach them to your rope handles and transform your speed rope into a trick skipping freestyle masterpiece!!! With practice, you will perform moves with added ease, enabling you to execute complex and powerful manoeuvres with confidence and precision.Speed Rope - We couldn't find the perfect speed rope on the market so we made our own! 18 months in development, the new skip-hop speed rope has been designed and tested by professional skippers here at skip-hop. Weight, balance, rope diameter and density have all been considered and adjusted to produce a high quality but reasonably priced speed rope...that works!!! Whether you are a professional sportsperson, a fitness fanatic or simply wish to have some fun skipping, skip-hop can help you on your journey with our skip-hop ropes and free support material being added to our website every day www.skip-hop.co.uk (also find us on YouTube). So join the skip-hop community today and embrace the fun, dynamic and healthy world of sports and freestyle skipping with the skipping specialists.

Box Contains

1 x speed skipping rope

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews
33 of 34 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars good 1 Mar 2011
By OK
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My daughter has become more and more interested in skipping, so i wanted to get her a good skipping rope, not the fancy looking one with one of the characters but that is rubbish basically or a cheap one, the poundland type where the rope is too light and tangles easily making the child frustrated where they can't understand that it is the rope's fault if they fall out of rhythm, not theirs! So i started my hunt, and after carefully looking at pictures of this one and its reviews i decided to buy it.

My daughter could skip already fairly well, not a beginner basically but not a professional either. She liked the rope although it took a little practice to catch the rhythm as it has a bit of weight to it so make for faster skipping, she had to slow just a bit down.

The rope itself i think is great quality and the type i used to have as a child some 20 years ago. The rope itself is light blue plastic tube with plastic handles if your choice. the rope freely rotates inside the handles so it is not glued/fixed to them. Lengthwise i thought it was just right, although i think my daughter would have managed just fine with a 2.4m one. she is just a few months shy of 6 and is in cothes 6-7 or 7-8 at the moment to give you idea of height.

The only thing i would point out is make sure your child does not skip barefoot or in socks, but wears some kind of footwear as if they are just starting to learn, it can be quite painful the rope hits your toes when they fall out of rhythm.

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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Super skipping rope/jump rope 20 July 2012
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Have only had this rope for a short time but already have noticed the benefits of regular skipping. When weather is nice outside on the patio or inside when it's not. Make sure you don't hit any light fittings on the ceiling. I recommend using a training exercise mat about six feet long which is cushioned ie rubber so then it softens the impact of jumping up and down. Also a good pair of cushioned shoes like trainers tennis shoes etc. I have found my crocs are very good and comfortable keeping the feet aerated. This is a very well made rope in a selection of very bright colours. So hard to choose. I went for a bubblegum pink and another one in peppermint green. There are also extension handles which just screw into the existing handles which enable you to do more tricks as you improve. Have not got there yet!, but started very poorly with only a couple of skips, now up to 30+ skips in one go. certainly gets your heart working and a very healthy form of exercise. Will certainly burn any calories away fast and is good fun. Not expensive and a portable piece of equipment. One of the best things I have purchased. Go on the Skip hop web site to see various hints and tips etc. Highly recommend if you want to keep fit and live longer!!!
skip-hop Jump Rope Extender. Just to let you know something that took me ages on the Internet to find out but this rope 2.5 metres long is just the right length for someone 5 foot or 5foot 2 inches tall. To work out the correct length you need to stand on a tape measure and bring up to your armpits and this is the correct length required.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great 27 July 2010
By Hal
Colour Name:Pink|Size Name:2.5 m m
My 6 year old daughter loves practising all her complicated skipping moves with this skipping rope. Great for speed skipping. Good for adults too!
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Rope 7 Jun 2010
By E. Kaye
Colour Name:Red|Size Name:2.5 m m
This is a great rope. Bought it for my son, he has found it really easy to hold and use. Great price as well.
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9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good value good quality good fun 22 July 2010
Colour Name:Pink| Size Name:2.5 m m|Verified Purchase
Bought this after several cheap skipping ropes had failed to last the pace. This is bright strong and just the right length for my 8 year old. Think 7 to 10 or 11 would find it right length. Her skipping has improved no end as the weight of the plastic rope gives better rhythm. Very pleased. Only had it a month or so so too early to say if will endure bit certainly looks sturdy enough and price is reasonable too
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect 4 Feb 2013
By Missy
Colour Name:Pink| Size Name:2.1 m m|Verified Purchase
My daughter was fed up with a slow "rope" and wanted something faster. This is perfect, a good length, and doesn't tangle. Great value for money also, very pleased
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Skip Hop, children's 2.4 metre Speed Skipping Rope. 29 April 2010
Colour Name:Pink|Size Name:2.5 m m
I ordered this skipping rope for my grand daughter on a Thursday night. It was very reasonably priced, and I had not seen its like in the shops. I was very pleased to see it arrive by lunchtime on the Friday, and she was delighted with it, takes it to school, and really enjoys using it. The colour choice is good-she has Bubble Gum Pink!
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Childs Skipping Rope 19 Sep 2010
Colour Name:Pink|Size Name:2.1 m m
Excellent rope for learning to skip. Adults version would also be good for speed skipping.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Simple skipping rope but robust and excellent service next day delivery
Published 12 days ago by Amy
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Good Value and good service
Published 15 days ago by Joe
5.0 out of 5 stars Son loves it
Can have skip off battles with my son so he's happy. Good for the price and works for school too.
Published 1 month ago by Shells
5.0 out of 5 stars My thoughts
This item was of an excellent quality, and meet its description accurately! :-D I would encourage customers to buy this product!
Published 1 month ago by Olivia Child
5.0 out of 5 stars Good value encourages exercise
Bought three. Gets my grandchildren off the settee and away from their iPods and computer games. Cheap simple fun and I've been using one myself. Read more
Published 3 months ago by mags2
5.0 out of 5 stars Lovely present
Bought this skipping rope for my little girl's best friend and she loves it, so does her mother. What else shall I write amazon?!
Published 4 months ago by A Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Skipping rope!
Glad I paid a little extra for this rope as it was well worth it, as the rope is a little heavier than a standard rope so is easier to skip with and daughter loves it A++
Published 4 months ago by broadband1208
5.0 out of 5 stars Great value and quality
Great skipping rope, good weight and perfect length for child 5 to 8 years. Good swivel on handles. Happy child.
Published 8 months ago by Christine Mulhall
5.0 out of 5 stars If you are under 1.6m, this jumb rope would do good
Both my daughter and I used the rope. I am just under 160cm high and found that using this rope is quite good for my height. Grip is comfortable so both of us enjoy using the rope.
Published 12 months ago by BZ
5.0 out of 5 stars great child's skipping rope
settled on 2.1 m for my 8 year old and it's perfect, good weight and he can skip really well with it, good boys colour too :)
Published 12 months ago by rachelchops
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