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where the heck canI get a heavy skipping rope so dd stands a hope in hell of learnign to skip?

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dinny Sat 14-Jul-07 09:56:26

ALL the ones I have bought, the rope is so flimsy and crap! Cheers!

Kbear Sat 14-Jul-07 10:00:10

I think old fashioned "proper" rope is better than the plastic ropes that bend. My Dad had some rope in the shed from a boat shop that fit the bill. No fancy handles but it didn't coil and trip her up either!

BecauseImTheFatLady Sat 14-Jul-07 10:01:17

You can buy them from sports shops - quite 'in' for training at the moment.

But when I was little, the best skipping rope was made from plastic washing line! Just cut a length to suit and off you go.

dinny Sat 14-Jul-07 10:01:59

God, that just triggered SUCH a memory, the washing line!

right , off to attack the line now!

BosworthBear Sun 15-Jul-07 06:22:25

Habitat have some rope ones with a plain wooden handle in their childrens toy section.

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