Bonus Activity: Skip to the Moon

Your Mission
Did you know that jumping might be a key activity in keeping astronauts healthy in space? Try some jump rope tricks to improve jumping skills! After mastering the classic jump, try out the following: jumping jacks, one foot, criss-cross legs, criss-cross arms and the big finale… double-unders.
 
Skills
Coordination, Balance, Endurance
 

Note

This activity was originally created for the #TrainLikeanAstronaut Challenges as a part of ESA Education’s Expedition: Home initiative.  

 

Set-up:

First things first, grab your jump rope! Next, practice each of the exercises individually. Finally, try putting all of the exercises together without stopping in between.

 
Equipment
  • Jump-rope
Time
10 minutes 

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