094: Taekwon-do, CrossFit, and UltraRunning with Olympian Jump Ropes

094: Taekwon-do, CrossFit, and UltraRunning with Olympian Jump Ropes

Your Jump Ropes Co-Host Increasing Athletic Performance:

Today’s Jump Ropes loving co-host is a believer, husband, father, TKD black belt, Level 2 Buddy Lee certified jump rope trainer, CrossFit junkie, and he’s just happy to be here.

Chris Rawlins is a recovering Ultrarunner and a CrossFit Athlete for past 3 years. He’s embarking on a mission to change the approach and use of jump rope throughout the world of CrossFit. It’s the one thing that Crossfit universally gets wrong.

Chris-Rawlins conditoning for UltraRunning on the Buddy Lee Jump Ropes Training on LIVETHEFUEL

On This Episode You Will Hear:

  • [spp-timestamp time=”01:20″] It’s more of a Skill than a Talent.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”02:00″] Vinne and Fitness Confidential.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”02:30″] Scott’s Goats.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”03:55″] A 5th degree blackbelt and picking up a jump rope 20 years ago.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”04:35″] Bruce Lee’s Enter The Dragon.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”05:55″] 12 year old blackbelt.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”06:35″] Rocky movie influence to the jump rope market.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”07:30″] Achieving Level II Certified Trainer with Buddy Lee.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”10:00″] Comparing to Rx Smart Gear ropes and the Mil-Spec Ropes.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”11:00″] Cables for Speed.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”11:25″] Rope Training is like the belt ranks in martial arts.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”12:25″] CrossFit doesn’t know everything.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”15:00″] Double-Unders clinics and CrossFit Ground Speed.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”15:30″] Training at CrossFit Ground Speed.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”18:00″] Double-Unders relating to the rank advancement from Red Belt to Black Belt.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”20:00″] UltraMarathon’s.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”21:20″] Building a conditioning foundation.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”23:25″] Annie a CrossFit benchmark WOD.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”24:35″] A proper 10-15 minutes of warmup!
  • [spp-timestamp time=”25:25″] The wakeup call from the CrossFit Open 17.5 workout.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”28:00″] CrossFit isn’t perfect.

  • [spp-timestamp time=”31:15″] Build locally before growing globally.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”34:30″] Limited shelf-life of the competition lifestyle.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”37:40″] Tracy O’Connell ranked 7th in the world for CrossFit Games Masters here in 2017.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”41:20″] The ABCDE teaching system.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”42:45″] The shortest path, the BL Book!
  • [spp-timestamp time=”55:40″] Jumping rope like the Ride of a Cadillac.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”57:25″] Measuring jump rope cord tips.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”58:35″] The story behind WHY, Buddy Lee, an Olympic coach.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”01:03:00″] Chris’ mission to properly get all CrossFit and Coaches up to speed on the Buddy Lee system.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”01:05:20″] Catch up with Chris Rawlins and Buddy Lee as vendors at the 2017 CrossFit Games in Madison, WI!
  • [spp-timestamp time=”01:06:55″] Final Words


The Rope Master is the Ride of a Cadillac… – Chris Rawlins


[spp-tweet tweet=”@crawlins227 mission is to get all CrossFit Coaches up to speed on Jump Ropes @LIVETHEFUEL “]



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About the author, Scott

Host of the LIVETHEFUEL Podcast | Public Speaker | Sales & Marketing Professional | Coach | Traveler | Consultant | Health Educator | Former Firefighter