Mad Hops Competitive Jump Rope Team

Jump Rope is one of the only sports offered to kids that requires a full mind & body connection.  This results in an overall stimulus to kids’ brains and bodies as it offer thousands of individual tricks, as well as physical speed and power.  The sport allows for individual modes as well as team-based modes.

Directed by 5-Time World Jump Rope Champion Molly Metz, the Mad Hops Competitive Jump Rope team is the largest jump rope team in Colorado!  The Mad Hops (and Mini Mad Hops) team is a year round sport that focuses on local, national, and worldwide performances and competitions.  Some local performances include Denver Nuggets halftime shows and CU Basketball halftime shows. This jump rope team is one of the only jump rope teams directed by a staff of former and current competitive jump ropers.

Team Membership Includes

  • Membership in American Athletic Union (AAU)
  • Parent board, non-profit fundraising opportunities to offset travel costs
  • Local, National, & International Travel – performing, competing and teaching other children!

Schedule

  • Team program runs year round

Core Curriculum

  • Single Rope, Double Dutch, Chinese Wheel and Long Rope individual and team based choreography
  • Single Rope: Freestyle foundation in the areas of performance and competitive based: footwork combinations and movement, combination of crossing skills, intermediate inversions, basic gymnastics (no mat work) and intermediate rope releases.
  • Double Dutch: Freestyle foundation in the areas of: Jumper skills: footwork combinations and movement, intermediate power moves and entering/exiting.  Turner skills: intermediate crossing skills, intermediate wheels, pop ups and rope releases.
  • Individual and team work including team based memorized choreography, contests, and challenges and of course games!
  • Competitive Jump Rope Theory: Understanding the rules of competitive jump rope in the AAU and USA Jump Rope Organization
  • A defined and programmed set of goals, skill levels and speed scores must be met for mini’s wanting to move onto the Mad Hops Competitive Jump Rope Team. All Mini’s and Mads will practice together!

Check Out What The Mad Hops Team Does!

Mad Hops Schedule

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
5:00 pm
Mad/Mini Hops
5:00 pm
7:00 pm
Mad/Mini Hops
5:00 pm
7:00 pm
6:00 pm

Monday

Wednesday

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
5:00 pm
Mad/Mini Hops
5:00 pm
7:00 pm
Mad/Mini Hops
5:00 pm
7:00 pm
6:00 pm

Monday

Wednesday

Who Coaches Mad Hops?

Molly

Brittney

Photo Archive of the Mad Hops Team

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