How To Jump Rope for Beginner Muay Thai Students

Why the Jump Rope Matters

The Best Tips and the Most Common Mistakes of Jumping Rope

The highest aim of fighting is to hit and not get hit.

You want to knock your opponent’s face into the dirt while yours remains in pristine condition. But without good footwork, you’ll become a human punching bag. And being a human punching bag, surprise surprise, isn’t good for your health. Jumping rope will improve your footwork.

The lightness of your feet will be demonstrated in how you jump rope. If you’re slamming your heels down and jumping too high, how do you think your footwork is going to be? Not great. There are many mistakes people make when jumping rope that completely jeopardizes their training. If you’re uncertain how to use the jump rope to improve your footwork, we’ve got you covered:

The jump rope is a lovely tool that serves as the basis for all of your footwork training. It gives you the endurance and the coordination necessary for all of your movement inside the ring or cage. However, now that you’ve learned the basics, we want to spice it up a bit.

The agility ladder is, surprise surprise, one of the best tools for developing your agility. What’s that? Don’t know how to use the agility ladder? Lucky for you, we have the Glory Super Bantamweight Champion, Tiffany van Soest, demonstrated her 5 favorite agility ladder drills for Muay Thai.

5 Agility Ladder Drills For Muay Thai

Saenchai has some of the best footwork and slickest feet in the world. Guess what he does? Yes. He jumps rope.

Jumping rope is no doubt one of the factors that allows Saenchai to move around the ring the way he does. However, to get a more in-depth look on his incredible footwork, I will turn it over to Lawrence Kenshin Striking Breakdowns:

Moments of Brilliance: Saenchai’s Taking Dominant Angles

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