Skip ropes and tetherballs

Tetherballs and skip rope rhythmic gymnastics for gyms

The tetherballs and the rhythmic gymnastics skip rope are two tools that are widely used but have very different functions and purposes.
The tetherballs is a tool from ancient origins to today still very appreciated. In fact, this tool is used both for strengthening muscles, improving strength and speed, and for performing rehabilitation exercises. There are different models of tetherballs, both for weight and for material and function.

The rhythmic gymnastics skip rope instead is a tool used mainly for the free-body exercise, especially female, during which several jumps are performed keeping the rope always in motion. The artistic gymnastics rope is usually made of cotton, but it could also be available in synthetic material, less delicate and more resistant.
In our catalog, you will find different models of medicine ball, from different weights, and artistic gymnastics rope of different lengths and colors. If you can’t find what you are looking for in the catalogue, contact us for a customized quote.

Art. G85

Rubber tetherball 1 kg

Art. G86

Rubber tetherball 2 kg

Art. G87

Rubber tetherball 3 kg

Art. G88

Rubber tetherball 4 kg

Art. G89

Rubber tetherball 5 kg

Art. G60/1

Callisthenics skipping rope

Art. G63

Gymnastics skipping rope without handles

Art. G64

Rhythmic gymnastics skipping rope with handles

Art. G70

Tug of war rope 15 m

Art. G71

Tug of war rope 20 m

Art. G72

Tug of war rope 25 m

Tetherballs: models and differences

Originally the tetherballs was made from a leather wrap with the simple sand inside that determined its weight. Now you can identify several models of medicine balls. Let’s see what they are and what they are indicated to.
Traditional tetherballs, made of vinyl or leather, can reach important weights and is mainly used for corrective and postural gymnastics.
Tetherballs with handles: used especially in the world of fitness and body building, ideal for the training of arms and pecs.
These are the two main models, to which are added the tornado ball, the wall ball, the slam ball and the fluidball, used respectively for martial arts, sports with hard surfaces, slam on the ground and more delicate fitness exercises.

Rhythmic gymnastics skip rope: use and material

Let’s see how a rhythmic gymnastics skip ropecan be used. It can be handled in different ways. All loose, giving continuity to the movement, avoiding strange shapes and interruptions, or bent, certainly easier to handle for throws or turns. The most widely used technique remains the first, completely open to carry out free body exercises, mainly jumps and turns. Usually the athlete will have to complete the whole exercise ensuring continuity of movement to the rhythmic gymnastics skip rope. Since 2012 the rope is no longer considered an Olympic discipline as a tool too difficult to evaluate during the execution.

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