DO YOU HAVE THE DOUBLE UNDER BLUES?

Are you in that icky transition between singles and double unders? Maybe you have a few double unders, but only with singles in-between? Or you can get a few double unders, but the consistency is not there yet.

Have you ever heard this saying:
Insanity: When you keep doing the same thing over and over again expecting different results.

Don't let Double Unders drive you to Insanity!

Attack them like you do your lifts. When learning how to do a Snatch, we break it down into smaller manageable pieces or drills. These drills reinforce good movement pattern and help us learn each piece of the whole separately so when do try to put it together, our bodies can recognize the individual segments and work towards making our movement more fluid.

Lets do the same for Double Unders:

Step 1:
- Choose the correct size Jump Rope
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mG5T1Lygwg4

Step 2:
- Speed Singles with proper jumping technique
http://gymnasticswod.com/content/jump-rope-progression-pt1

Step 3:
- Add a power jump in between speed singles
http://gymnasticswod.com/content/jump-rope-progression-pt2

Step 4:
- Work on wrist speed (without jumping)
http://gymnasticswod.com/content/jump-rope-progression-pt3

Step 5:
- Add double under into Power Jump

Step 6:
- Work on Cadence (Wrists are fast, but jump is a consistent steady pace)

If you have any questions or need help, please as one of your awesome coaches!

 

WOD 041216

What is the first thing you notice about someone when you first meet?

Warm-Up 14

3 Rounds:
250m Row
30 Double Unders (scale: 15 DU or 90 Singles)
10 Push-Ups

Snatch

Take 10 minutes to practice Footwork and Technique Drills

Followed immediately by…

Every two minutes, for 12 minutes (5 sets):
Snatch x 3 rep

Build to today’s heavy triple.

Metcon (AMRAP - Rounds and Reps)

Complete as many rounds and reps as possible in 10 minutes of:
10 Push Presses (95/65 lbs)
10 Alternating Overhead Lunges (95/65 lbs)
10 Burpees Over the Barbell

Out of Town WOD

Not for time, 5 rounds:
16 Dips off a chair/bed
20 Situps
8 pushups

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