Battle Rope Basics

‘Don’t make a wave!’

This sentence is most likely heard from pubescent teenagers reacting to a simple request by their loving parents but you will probably never hear it from me! Because making waves with a Battle Ropes is so much fun.

I have been using Battle Rope Training in my personal training sessions for years, I regularly give seminars on Battle Rope Training for aerobis, and I believe that it is one of the most underrated and underused forms of functional training out there. There should defitnitely be more people making a wave!

Sure, Battle Ropes are certainly no rocket science but there are still some things that you have to watch out for to not only make beautiful waves but also train as effective as possible.

But see for yourself:

Battle Rope exercises

Now that you know what mistakes to have to avoid, we want you to give you some Battle Rope exercises that will diversifiy your training. Whether you do these exercises as part of your workout, build a whole workout around them or just use one or two as a finisher at the end of a workout – our training videos will surely give you enough inspiration for all of these cases. You will be surprised how versatile a simple Battle Rope can be!

If, however, you are still unsure about which Battle Rope would be the perfect addition to your tool box then head over to our Battle Rope guide. There, we have collected all the necessary information that you need to make that decision as easy as possible. As always: if you have any further questions or remarks, please post them in the comment section below or send us an email to!

And remember,
get functional!
Your Fabien

Author: Fabien Mpouma

Fabien is bachelor of arts sportscience (DSHS) and since his studies he is working in the sector of health- and rehabilitation sports. He was course instructor for several institutions in the field of rehabilitation and mental and physical disease. He has a lot of experience in prevention with adults, youths, and children. He worked as regional manager for Outdoor Gym and now as a Personal Trainer and Foodcoach. Since 2014 he is Manager for Training & Education and Head Coach for aerobis. In 2016 he opened his own facility for Personal- and Grouptraining in his hometown Siegburg. Stay in contact with Fabien by sending him an email

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