Are weighted ropes good for beginners? Follow Sydney M April 29, 2019 14:45 Updated Yes! Weighted ropes are ideal for beginners. The weight of the rope will help you time your jumps so that there are less mistakes than jumping with a really light rope. Related articles How often should I jump? How do I get started with jumping rope as a beginner? Jump Rope Sizing Which jump rope set should I get? What are the benefits of using weighted ropes over regular ropes? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.