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2 J UMP R OPE FOR H EART Elementary School Student and their Parents/Guardians Christine Bennett

3 W HAT IS J UMP R OPE FOR HEART ? A National Fundraising Program An event that promotes community service An educational program Program that teaches the importance of goal setting FUN!

4 H ISTORY OF J UMP R OPE FOR H EART Late 1970’s - Jean Barkow - “rope-a-thon” at school Piolt program in Illinois Went National! Demonstration teams were established Hmm…I should run a “Rope-a- thon” with my students

5 D EMONSTRATION T EAMS First established in Colorado Show students different routines Give ideas for students and teachers Watch a short video of a demonstration team: CLICK HERE!

6 J UMP R OPE FOR H EART S PONSORS AAHPERDAAHPERD - AHAAHA - American Heart Association American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance.

7 JRFH TEACHES KIDS ABOUT H EALTHY H EARTS Learn to Exercise Regularly! Learn to have a Healthy Diet Learn Risk Factors of Heart Disease HEARTPOWER! Curriculum provided for schools

8 W HY IS IT IMPORTANT FOR KIDS TO KNOW HOW TO HAVE H EALTHY H EARTS ? Over 15 percent of children and adolescents are now overweight. 4 million children have above-normal blood pressure. 27 million children have high cholesterol.

9 W HO IS J UMP R OPE FOR H EART I NTENDED FOR ?? EVERYONE!!! Most popular in Elementary grades See an example on the next slide Secondary Schools get involved too! See an example

10 F OR E XAMPLE - E LEMENTARY S TUDENTS Field Elementary School Click HERE

11 F OR E XAMPLE - S ECONDARY S CHOOLS Thomas Crowley High School CLICK HERE!! CLICK HERE!!

12 J UMP R OPE T RICKS - S INGLES Criss Cross Backward Heel - Toe Rocker Jogging

13 Two in one rope - side by side Two in one rope - face to face Two in two ropes Two wheel J UMP R OPE T RICKS - D OUBLES

14 Double Dutch - In and Our Double Dutch - Turn Around Double Dutch - Run Through Double Dutch - Disco All in! J UMP R OPE T RICKS - G ROUPS

15 O THER W AYS TO DO JRFH WITHOUT J UMP R OPING Skipping Dancing Hop Scotch Games

16 J UMP R OPE F OR H EART GAMES Car Wash Helicopter Snake Jump Rope Baseball

17 J UMP R OPE FOR H EART M ODIFICATIONS Imaginary Jump Rope. Taped X on the Floor Taped Lines on the Floor Wheelchair over rope/line forward/backward. Pulling self along the length of a rope

18 H OW DOES OUR S CHOOL B ENEFIT FROM J UMP R OPE FOR H EART ? Great Service Learning Project Integrates physical activity & critical thinking skills Encourages cooperative activity Fun way to support physical & health education standards School can earn gift certificates!

19 Y OU CAN E ARN AWARDS BY DOING J UMP R OPE FOR H EART JRFH Top 100 Schools JRFH Recognition Awards JRFH Grants AAHPERD Grants TOP 100 Schools!

20 W HERE DOES THE M ONEY G O ?? The American Heart Association Our School

21 W ANT MORE I NFORMATION ?? Visit Contact Me - Check out how NJ does JRFH - ???


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