Is Chinese jump rope really Chinese?
Chinese jump rope is a Chinese game resembling the western game of hopscotch. The game is typically played by three players (although more can participate) with a rope (or, more frequently, a string of rubber bands) of about 5-6 meters in length that has been tied into a circle.
When was the game elastics invented?
Elastics took root in Britain in the 1960s, brought from the USA and ultimately originating from China or Japan.
When were Chinese jump ropes popular?
Chinese jump rope became popular in the United States in the 1960s. It is also popular in Europe, Canada and China. Alternate names include Yoki, Elastics, Chinese Garters and Gummitwist.
What are the rules for elastics?
Simple Elastics: Two people stand opposite each other, legs apart, elastic around their ankles. The others go in/out, in/out without touching the elastics. Variations: jumping to a rhythm or rhyme. On each stage there is ankles, knees, under-bums, hips, under-arms, and necks.
What are the levels of Chinese jump rope?
Rope Heights: Levels 1 – 4 Rope must begin at Level 1 = ankles Rope does not move to Level 2 unless the correct pattern is completed. Level 1 = ankles Level 2 = calves Level 3 = knees Level 4 = mid-thigh The rope is moved up to the next level if the jumper successfully completes the jump pattern.
What is the main objective of the game Pico?
The object of the game is to be the first player to complete three PICO questions correctly.