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Old 10-06-2011, 05:58 PM   #1
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Default Leather jump rope vs Speed rope

which do you guys prefer?
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Old 10-06-2011, 06:29 PM   #2
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Default Re: Leather jump rope vs Speed rope

Neither. I use a "heavy" pvc rope. Altus brand, under ten bucks

Leather is too light so you can't get speed. Speed ropes usually have cheesy handles and are too easy. A thicker pvc rope has the right balance of speed, heft, and durability (if not on an abrasive surface).
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Old 10-06-2011, 06:36 PM   #3
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Speed rope hands down. I just bought a new rope as I couldn't get on with the leather one.
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Old 10-06-2011, 06:51 PM   #4
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Old 10-06-2011, 06:55 PM   #5
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Default Re: Leather jump rope vs Speed rope

I was using a heavy leather rope. But now I use a speed rope.
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Old 10-06-2011, 07:06 PM   #6
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Leather is slow as all get out. The best rope I've ever had was a plastic handle pvc one that cost me $5.
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Old 10-06-2011, 09:12 PM   #7
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I prefer the speed rope
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Old 10-06-2011, 09:47 PM   #8
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Speed is the name of the game...
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Old 10-06-2011, 11:45 PM   #9
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Default Re: Leather jump rope vs Speed rope

one of the heavier leather ones. Broke mine about three weeks ago (just snapped in the middle during a session) and bought a new everlast one, but its a little too light, the pitch is higher when I jump. I still get decent speed though.

at 1:55 in this vid is with a leather rope (actually its all with a leather rope, but that part is particularly fast) , you can still get decent speed with them, you just have to MOVE YOUR ARMS.


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Old 10-07-2011, 12:41 AM   #10
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Default Re: Leather jump rope vs Speed rope

i have a speed rope and a leather rope. But when i use my leather rope my timing is always off and it gets really annoying. for me everything goes sooo much more smoothly when im using the speed rope.
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Old 10-07-2011, 07:11 AM   #11
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Default Re: Leather jump rope vs Speed rope

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one of the heavier leather ones. Broke mine about three weeks ago (just snapped in the middle during a session) and bought a new everlast one, but its a little too light, the pitch is higher when I jump. I still get decent speed though.

at 1:55 in this vid is with a leather rope (actually its all with a leather rope, but that part is particularly fast) , you can still get decent speed with them, you just have to MOVE YOUR ARMS.


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I use a speed rope, but after watching that video I think I'll get a leather one.

It makes that cool sound and is much better for showing off with!

Just kidding man. Good work there. Much better than me.
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Old 10-07-2011, 09:09 AM   #12
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Heavy Leather Rope.
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Old 10-07-2011, 02:42 PM   #13
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prefer speed rope, but only got a leather rope with heavy handles atm
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Old 10-07-2011, 02:48 PM   #14
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Speed Rope all day.
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Old 10-08-2011, 08:28 PM   #15
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Im not sure if it was a speed rope as the handles where normal, I could get some real speed going but I had to put some effort in to get a double under as the rope itself was rubber and had heft. Best rope I ever had. I think it was some cheesy brand like life gear or life something. Heavy rope (not handles)=speed without it being easy
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