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Best Jump Ropes for Boxing – The Ultimate Guide

Jumping rope benefits everyone however it has simply vital importance for boxers and people who do boxing training. These jump ropes on this list will provide you MANY physical benefits and improve your boxing skills at the same time. Below there are truly excellent speed ropes for everyone including beginners. Also there are best weighted ropes for people who have advanced skills. 

 

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Let’s start best jump ropes for boxing with truly the most quality one…

1. ELITE SURGE Jump Rope


best jump rope for boxingPros

  • Very quality material (aluminum handles)
  • Can spin really fast
  • Adjustable
  • 2 years warranty
  • The best skipping rope on the market
  • Very suitable for double unders
  • LOTS of color selection
  • Used in National and World Championship (2015)

Cons

  • Will cost you more initially

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I travel a lot and have trained in many gyms. So I have never bought a rope before. And I had no idea about that a rope can actually have warranty. Elite Surge has 2 years warranty and aluminum handles. These handles are very light and the rope can swing really fast. These handles are truly designed for speed.

This USA made cable has adjustable length and it has screw system so when the cable is worn out you can get a new cable and put it in. In this way you will get same swing rate and your improvement will continue smoothly.

This rope will only cost you more initially. When you consider other cheap speed ropes, which are made of vinyl, its durability can be 5 times more than a regular rope. It can be even more. And you will get the same swing experience. It has also one distinct feature and it is very suitable for double unders.

This rope is also used at 2015 National and World Championship of Jump Rope. If you are looking for the best rope which can give you incredible swing rate and durability, then Elite Surge is exactly what you are looking for.

 

2. WOD Nation Speed Jump Rope


Pros

WOD Nation Speed Jump Rope Review

  • Can recover from inaccurate swings incredibly fast
  • Good swing rate
  • Adjustable
  • LIFETIME warranty
  • Free carrying bag
  • Coated steel sable
  • Spare cable
  • TRULY an amazing deal (you truly get more than you pay)

WOD Nation is one of the most commonly used jumping ropes and it is always in the best-seller section.

Why is that?

The reason is you get more than what you pay for and you get amazing quality rope. It has also lifetime warranty. I never consider a product which can have lifetime warranty with this price.

When you swing this rope inaccurately, it can recover quickly and you can continue having smooth swing rate. We really need to thank for its technology for that. It is also suitable for ALL jump rope techniques.

WOD Nation also comes with free carrying bag and spare cable. I honestly think that you can’t get a better deal. If you are interested, get your own WOD Nation on amazon.

 

Following two ropes are for people who have advanced jump rope skills..

3. PowerSkip Jump Rope with Memory Foam Handles & Weighted Speed Cable


ProsPowerSkip Jump Rope Review

  • Tangle free
  • Incredibly fast and smooth
  • Great for toning shoulders, arms
  • Preferred a lot by people who do boxing and martial arts
  • Best rope for people who have advanced skills
  • Adjustable
  • Comfortable grips
  • LIFETIME warranty
  • Free “how to jump rope” videos

Cons

  • Not suitable for beginners

Powerskip is an incredible rope and it is the MOST suitable rope for people who are really good at skipping rope. This rope is weighted and challenge you a lot especially your shoulders and arms. Because of this challenging workout sessions, MANY people, who do boxing training, prefer it. When you are good at jumping rope, then it is time to train with this one.

It is tangle free and has very comfortable grips. Your body will sweat a lot however your hands will be relatively comfortable during training 😉  And this weighted rope makes incredible job for toning your muscles.

Powerskip has also good price and you can access to training videos for free.

 

4. WODFitters Ultra Speed Cable Jump


ProsWODFitters Ultra Speed Cable Jump Review

  • Ultra fast
  • Uses ball bearing technology
  • “Lighter”
  • Great for toning shoulders and arms
  • Preferred a lot by people who do boxing and martial arts
  • Adjustable
  • LIFETIME warranty

Cons

  • Not suitable for starters

Ultra Speed Cable is the other very quality product of WODfitters. It is ultra fast and only for people who are really good at jumping rope. You can also adjust its height for your preference. The difference between the other weighted ropes and this one is the weight. It is lighter than others. However due to its design, it is fast as other weighted ropes. Some people simply don’t want to fatigue their arms a lot during training and prefer training with this.

It is a great choice for people who want a fast swing with lighter weight.

WODfitters has also lifetime warranty and satisfaction guarantee. If you don’t like the product, you can return it, no question asked. However I am sure that you will really like using WODfitters Ultra Speed for a LONG time 😉 You can check out amazon for the latest price.

 

Let’s continue with 90 degree hold…

5. Fitness Master  Jump Rope


Fitness Master  Jump Rope ReviewPros

  • Smooth swing
  • No tangling issues
  • 90 degree hold
  • Very affordable
  • Adjustable
  • LIFETIME warranty

Some people just love their 90 degree hold and I have witnessed that when some people get used to this rope type, they only train with them. Fitness Master Rope has steel cord and no tangling issues whatsoever. Its height is also very easy to adjust. It is light, portable and comes with lifetime warranty as well. You can use it in your home or outdoors. Its material is suitable for everywhere.

Due to its design Fitness Master is preferred a lot by people who train for boxing and other martial arts, because your hand will be relatively comfortable during sweaty workout session.

It is the number one choice for people who like 90 degree hold.

 

Following one is classic, MOST affordable one and has quality…

PharMeDoc Cardio Jump Rope for Exercise


PharMeDoc Cardio Jump Rope for Exercise Review

Pros

  • Classic and quality choice
  • Good swing rate
  • Made of steel
  • Comes with spare screw and the cable
  • Will do the job just fine
  • LIFETIME warranty
  • Most affordable and quality rope on the market

Cons

  • Its handles are not light as rest of this list
  • Won’t swing ultra fast

There is always a company which produces quality and classic equipment. And PharMeDoc did just that.

It has good feedback for its swing rate. However it can’t swing fast like rest of the ropes on this list.

Comparing to other jump ropes on this list, its handles are “slightly” heavier. PharMeDoc can provide you every swing style and comes with a screw and spare cable. It has also unbelievably cheap price and lifetime warranty. And you can’t expect it to swing ultra fast and smooth yet it certainly will give you a decent workout.

 

Final Thoughts


Some ropes can be used for very long time and will give the same quality swing rate. Elite SELITE SURGE Jump Rope Reviewurge will give you just these. It has aluminium handles and 2 years warranty as well. This adjustable rope has also improved design for advanced jump rope skills including double and triple unders. You can increase and lower the intensity of your workout easily. This is why it is the most quality one for your boxing training routine. If these are appealing to you, then you should definitely buy Elite Surge.

You might look for a rope which gives more than your money’s worth. Wod Nation is this product and it is also suitable for every swing type as well. You will have very smooth swing rate because it recovers from inaccurate swings quickly. It comes with carrying bag, extra cable and instructional free videos. It has ALL these and very affordable price.

These are all best jump ropes for boxing on the market and this workout truly has lot of amazing benefits and people, who train boxing, should definitely include in their training routine. You can read why do boxers jump rope for learning its all benefits. If you have any questions or anything to share, please leave a comment below.

 

 

 

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Reader Comments

  1. I’m digging those memory foam handles on that jump rope. The last one I bought had wooden handles and was kind of a pain. I’ll be checking those memory foam jump ropes out. Great post here.

    1. Foam handles are quite easy to hold and I always do my jumping rope sessions with it since after that I go on training with a heavy bag and really don’t want to have sore hands ; )

  2. I have been seriously wanting a good jump rope. My son did competitive gymnastics for over 13 years, and they used the jump rope every day as part of their conditioning. I keep thinking to get me one, but I want a good one that works well. I like the power skip jump rope. You listed a con as it not being for beginners. I like the weighted rope. I hope that even though I am just starting, I can use this jump rope?

    1. My wife bought a weighted rope as a beginner. It’ll wear you out pretty quickly. You can still use it as a beginner, it’ll just be a little tougher.

    2. Power skip jump rope has a certain quality and as you know it is weighted so it will be difficult for you. Even though I don’t recommend it, if you are willing to put in the effort you can buy it and this can be great for your conditioning.

  3. Wow, i never knew there were so many jump tours out there. What a great exercise to get you in shape. How many rounds do you recommend a newbie doing to get in shape. Have you ever seen the jump ropes that hold water? Anyway, thanks for the article… It had really opened my eyes to the possibilities.

    1. Everyone’s physical condition is different. So I can’t give any definite answer to your question. Start with short rounds and work way up to three minutes rounds. In the meantime, you can increase the speed and learn jump rope techniques like scissors.

      I don’t know about water resistance ropes but in this list, there are many sweat resistant jump ropes.

  4. my daughter is really into Martial Arts, so I was looking for a jump robe for her, as a present, but I did not think, that there were so many different ones out there. She is not a beginner, and I am glad that you mentioned which ones are suitable for whom, that truly helped. I think the lighter weight one, would be better for her – at least that is my gut feeling right now – meaning the WODFitters Ultra Speed Cable Jump – what do you think?

    I hope she likes it.

    Thanks for all of the info

    1. Getting her a weighted rope is the way to go since she is more advanced. But don’t get too heavy ropes which are solely for advanced. It really depends on her physical condition and skill level. You should ask it somehow and buy one accordingly. However, I guess WODFitters fits the bill.

  5. Wow, I didn’t realize how modern jump ropes are these days! They handles are way smaller than I am used to…and I can see how they would allow a much more rapid spinning of the rope.

    I just have a couple of questions that maybe you could help me with.

    – Does the rope hurt? With all that speed and a metal cable, it seems like these could hurt if it whacked you in the head.

    – Are any of these good beginner ropes? My teenage kids are just now adding skipping rope to their workout.

    Thanks for the great review!

    1. Even though modern jump ropes look the same the swing is more optimal and materials can last a lot more.
      Now let’s answer your questions.

      1. Even though the technology is significantly better the ropes can hurt like hell so while you are jumping rope so be careful with your head lol.

      2. Get “lighter” ones. These swing slower so you can jump more comfortably. As you progress you can try out the heavier ropes.

  6. Memory foam handles?!

    Man, jump ropes have sure come a long way since I was a kid double-dutching on the block. Thanks for this awesome review. I wasn’t aware of any of the differences between low-priced jump ropes and a little more pricey options, so now I’ve got a better understanding!

    I’m heading over to check out your article on the benefits of a jump rope workout routine shortly!

    1. Yeah, handles can be controlled way easier than before and hands will not be sore after a couple of minutes with these skipping ropes. Man, I just was able to do basic jumping rope skills when I was a kid. However, these ones are suitable for it if you want to work on more advanced techniques.

  7. Hi Furkan,

    I didn’t realise that there was so much to consider when buying a jump rope. I just thought it would be down to the length of them.

    Thanks for sharing this. I am looking at ways to do more cardio work that will not get boring. I think jumping rope will be a great way to do this.

    Thanks for sharing this.

    Tom

    1. The length of the rope is just of the criteria and your height determines them. But what about your skill level? Condition level? These are another criteria to consider as well.

      If you try different techniques and learn new ones it will be really fun and you will not realize how time passes.

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