Some Chinese parents are paying as much as $50 an hour to have their children tutored for jump roping
No longer a playground activity: The Chinese government introduced physical education requirements, including a national jump rope exam in 2014, according to the Wall Street Journal.
While there haven’t been any real scientific studies on the relationship between jumping and height, many Asian parents still believe that forcing their children “jump more” can make them grow taller.
Such is the case of a couple in China who encouraged their 12-year-old son to jump 1,000 times a day under the assumption that it would increase his height.
A group of primary school students from China have gone viral after managing to pull off something extraordinary by jumping rope with dozens of players standing in a circle.
The incredible, jaw-dropping moment was shot in Xuzhou, Jiangsu province, China on Dec. 6, according to Newsflare.
A group of schoolboys from Shandong in eastern China took jump rope exercises to the next level by making it extremely difficult and so extra.
In a video, which has reportedly gone viral on China’s short video-sharing platform Kuaishou with over 1 million views, the boys start off by climbing on top of one another to form a human pyramid.