Double Dutch Information

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Double Dutch is a game in which two long jump ropes turning in opposite directions are jumped by one or more players jumping simultaneously.

While Double Dutch began in the inner cities of America, it is growing in popularity throughout the US and the world.

Playing double dutch involves at least three people: one or more jumping, and two turning the ropes. The ones holding the ropes are called the turners. A jumper usually performs tricks that may involve gymnastics or breakdance, and may also incorporate fancy foot movements.

Double dutch is often accompanied by singing to help the players stay in rhythm.

Double Dutch competitions are categorized as compulsory, freestyle, and speed rope.


Double Dutch Program Practice Schedule

Practice Location Contact Information Days Time
Birnie HOPE Center Diane Benjamin
436-2645
Mon & Wed 4:30pm-6:00pm
Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club Jean Ford
775-5006
Tues & Thurs 5:00pm-6:30pm
South Sumter Park James Brewer
436-2254
Tues & Thurs 4:30pm-6:00pm

 


Double Dutch News

2012 World Invitational Double Dutch Singles Final Scores

Jul
12
2012

The 2012 World Invitational Double Dutch Championship was held at the Sumter County Civic Center.  It was a big success!  Here are the final results for the singles competition.


Sumter County Hosts Double Dutch World Championship

Jun
07
2012

Double Dutch Team JumpingThe 39th American Double Dutch League World Invitational Championships will be held at the Sumter County Civic Center on June 15 and June 16, 2012.

Double dutch is a game in which two long jump ropes turning in opposite directions are jumped by one or more players jumping simultaneously. 

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