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Sealskin Rope Jumping

Titre 1


Titre 1

  • Indigenous challenge to be able to always jump over the rope facing the direction it came from.

-Aptitudes motrices fondamentales:

  • Locomotor

  • Jump

-Liste d'équipement:

  • One  skipping rope with a cloth (sealskin) wrapped around it.


-Lien d'équipement:

-Mise en place:

  • 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 et notes:

  • How can jumpers best succeed at this challenge?

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