Just remember to master skills it takes practice, patience, and more PRACTICE!
For more skills contact Sionna Barton – Jump 2B Fit Director at the Bermuda Heart Foundation.
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ISLAND HOPPING featuring The Bermy Bouncers
It's FINALLY here!!!! The amazing video by Rockfire Production and Channel 82 highlighting the sport of jump rope, our beautiful island home of Bermuda, and of course the hard work of the Bermy Bouncers!
A very big thank you to Argus Insurance Group as our title sponsor!
Shock and awe was the reaction from Jump 2b Fit coach Sionna Barton when part of her Bermy Bouncers skipping team qualified for the skipping Grand World Championships in Florida this week.
Photo from Royal Gazette
Students jumping rope through the Bermuda Heart Foundation's Jump 2b programme to encourage youth fitness. Interschool performance jump rope team the Bermy Bouncers will be coping in the World Jump Rope Competition in Orlando, Florida, this month.
Photo by Akil Simmons
Members of Somersfield Academy's Star Squad along with Jump 2b Fit Director Sionna Barton put on a demonstration on Front Street during the first Wednesday evening of Harbour Nights
(Photo by Glenn Tucker - Royal Gazette)
This recreation-based curriculum introduces children to a structured jump rope program as the foundation to learn about nutrition, fitness, and health. The program helps children of all ages and abilities develop lifelong habits to the practice of health, physical activity, and good nutrition. Jumping or high-impact exercise is very effective for increasing bone density, especially during puberty. Physical activity not only builds strong bones, it also builds muscle, helps prevent obesity and certain diseases and gives the individual great self esteem.
The program is also geared to adults. The idea that jumping rope is only for kids is inaccurate. Today benefits of jumping rope are experienced by thousands of adults, who:
This is a body activity which engages every muscle and helps to develop such athletic features like coordination, agility, quickness, balance, speed, anaerobic and aerobic conditioning and bone density.
Also, check out the Comets at www.cometskippers.org