Sealskin Rope Jumping
Indigenous challenge to be able to always jump over the rope facing the direction it came from.
-Fundamental Movement Skills:
One skipping rope with a cloth (sealskin) wrapped around it.
Two players hold either end of a skipping rope.
One player stands facing the skipping rope.
When all players are ready the rope holders:
Pull the rope away from the jumper,
then towards the jumper (but not over),
then back to the jumper,
then back towards the jumper but then go all the way around,
then towards the jumper (but not over)....
Meanwhile the jumper must always face the direction the rope is coming from.
-Questions & Notes:
How can jumpers best succeed at this challenge?