The 15 Functional Methods of Use

For the Inertia Wave DUO

Inertia Wave

Your feet should be spaced no further than 12-inches apart with your knees bent and spring-like.

The users hold the end caps of the tubes securely. Drive your elbows back. The body has a flexed ankle, knee, and hip employed during the Inertia Wave method. The users start to gently spring the length of both tubes simultaneously as if they were shaking water off their hands. Rhythm do not muscle it. The method of Inertia Wave is an oscillating, spring-like up and down continuous pattern. All the energy comes from the center of the tubes. Do not let it hit the ground. If you hear the wind sound you are doing it correctly.

Inertia Wave
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Hero Wave

Your feet should be spaced no further than 12-inches apart with your knees bent and spring-like.

The user holds the end cap of the tube securely, with feet spaced no further than 12-inches apart. Keep the body spring like and drive your elbows back. The body has a flexed ankle, knee, and hip employed during the Hero Wave method. Starts to spring the tubes as if to recreate the motion of a "drum roll." The center of the tubes will hit the ground upon proper performance. The method of Hero Wave is a spring like oscillated up and down continuous drum roll pattern with each tube moving in opposite directions RL-RL-RL-RL one @ a time throughout.

Hero Wave
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Thunder Slap

Your feet should be spaced no further than 12-inches apart with your knees bent and spring-like.

The user holds the end cap of the tube securely. Drive your elbows back. The body has a flexed ankle, knee, and hip employed during the Thunder Slap method. The users start to gently spring the length of both tubes simultaneously, as if they were shaking water off their hands. The method of Thunder Slap is a spring-like oscillated/spring-like up and down continuous pattern. As the speed builds from the user’s motions the tubes are slapped together on the ground. Keep the slap, keep the momentum.

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CrossFire

Your feet should be spaced no further than 12-inches apart with your knees bent and spring-like.

The user holds the end cap of the tube securely. Drive your elbows back and grab both tubes. Pull and hold the end caps close to your belly. The body has a flexed ankle, knee, and hip employed during the Cross-Fire method. The users start to transversely flutter both tubes, so they follow each other. The method of CrossFire is a spring-like oscillated side-to-side continuous pattern. Whip it and build the force as the speed builds from the user, resulting in the tubes following each other in a whipping motion. You can use one or both tubes.

CrossFire
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Double Under

Your feet should be spaced no further than 12-inches apart with your knees bent and spring-like.

The body has a flexed ankle, knee, and hip employed during the Double Under method. Slowly start to rotate your right hand clockwise and your left hand counter-clockwise. In small circles, alternate R-L-R-L-R-L -- this is a circumduction pattern. One tube UNDER the other as you build up speed, start to whip it. Stay strong in the wrist and listen for the wind sound. Don’t let the tubes hit the ground. The method of Double Under is an oscillation of large circles going under each other.

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Double Over

Your feet should be spaced no further than 12-inches apart with your knees bent and spring-like.

The body has a flexed ankle, knee, and hip employed during the Double Over method. Slowly start to rotate your right hand counter-clockwise and your left hand clockwise. In small circles, alternate R-L-R-L-R-L -- this is a circumduction pattern. One tube OVER the other as you build up speed, start to whip it. Stay strong in the wrist and listen for the wind sound. Don’t let the tubes hit the ground. The method of Double Over is an oscillation of large circles going over each other.

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Typhoon Challenge & Walk

Typhoon Challenge & Walk
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Oxygen Thief & Side Jump

Your feet should be spaced no further than 12-inches apart with your knees bent and spring-like.

The wave maker holds the end caps of the tubes securely and drives the elbows back. Keep the body spring-like and stiff at the same time. The body has a flexed ankle, knee, and hip employed during the Oxygen Thief method. The wave maker starts to gently spring the length of both tubes simultaneously as if they were shaking water off their hands. Both tubes are raised with the oscillated spring-like force. As the speed builds from the wave maker, the tubes are slapped together on the ground. The user continuously slaps the ground as they incorporate a jump squat during the slaps. Athletically the wave maker decelerates, pops off the ground to a side hop right, back to center, side hop left, then back to center once more. The user will repeat this method several times. Be sure to verbally cue and communicate with your partner.

Oxygen Thief & Side Jump
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Hurricane Walk

Your feet are in a walking stance (or staggered/split-stance) - one foot in front of the other.

The Wave Maker:
The wave maker keeps the body spring-like and stiff at the same time. The body has a flexed ankle, knee, and hip employed during the HurrincaneWwalk. The wave maker holds the end caps of the tubea securely and starts to gently spring the length of both tubes simultaneously as if shaking water off your hands. Both tubes will rise and fall with the oscillated spring-like force. As the wave maker continues to perform the Inertia Wave Method. The anchor stands strong, stable, and in a staggered stance; with arms angled out over the head (forming the letter Y with their arms).

The Anchor:
As the wave maker continues the Inertia Wave method, the anchor starts to slowly (under active control - and slightly flexed hip) walk forward as they control posture and awareness of their body and environment. The wave maker’s challenge is to cognitively "follow" the anchor to provide the same, or appropriate resistance (like a volume knob) throughout the Hurricane Walk. This method will provide optimal engagement of core and stability muscles – including the shoulder complex.

Hurricane Walk
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Wave Length

The Wave Maker:
The wave maker stands strong, stable, and braced in an athletic stance; keeping the body spring-like and stiff at the same time. The body has a flexed ankle, knee, and hip employed during the Wave Length method. The wave maker holds the end cap of the tube securely, drives elbows back, and stands with their feet no further than 12 inches apart. The wave maker starts to gently spring the length of both tubes simultaneously as if shaking water off your hands. Both tubes will rise and fall with the oscillated spring-like force.

The Anchor:
The anchor bends their arms at the elbow at 90 degrees forming an "L" shape (perfect right-angle, palms down). Once the anchor has ARMS ON A SHELF, squeeze back (retract) the shoulder blades. The anchor will continue to hold this position. For safety reasons, please always hold the end caps securely wearing safety straps. The anchor’s challenge is to stay in perfect anatomical positioning (strong, stable, shoulder blades drawn back and retracted) as they hold that position. This shoulder complex exercise achieves optimal engagement of "inner" stability muscles - including the entire shoulder girdle region.

Wave Length
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Shock Wave

In this method, there are two wave makers. The Shock Wave is for those who really want to challenge their cognitive awareness along with communication skills. Do exactly what you did with the Typhoon Challenge only this time you will flutter the tubes at specific positions following the face of a clock.

The wave makers stand at opposite ends facing eachother, then take a quarter turn to the right or left so you are facing the same direction. Your elbows are close to your side. Grab the ends of both tubes with both hands, palms down, directly in front of your chest.

Imagine that you are the center of a clock's face. You will be waving your tubes in the directions of the hours 1:00 to 5:00, starting at the 3:00 position - straight in front of your sternum. As you make your way to the 1:00 position, you will be fluttering your tubes up above your head. As you make your way to the 5:00 position, you will be fluttering your tubes down below your waist.

Both wave makers flutter the tubes simultaneously as they build the momentum, speed, and wind sound of the tubes. Each position is done for 6 seconds while both wave makers - as a team - verbally count down to the each position. Start at 3:00, then proceed to 4:00, 5:00, 4:00, 3:00, 2:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, then stop.

Shock Wave
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Single Leg Wave

The Wave Maker:
The wave maker holds the end caps of the tube securely. Drive the elbows back and starts to gently spring the length of both tubes simultaneously as if shaking water off your hands. The wave maker has a flexed ankle, knee, and hip employed during the Single Leg Wave.

The Anchor:
The anchor holding the end caps securely drives elbows back and close to their sides. The anchor slowly hip flexes and starts to raise one knee (foot off ground) where the thigh is parallel to the ground. You decide for how long you hold your leg in the air. Hold for the duration, then switch legs. Repeat the process several times.

Single Leg Wave
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Thumbs Up Inertia Wave

Your feet should be spaced no further than 12-inches apart with your knees bent and spring-like.

In this method, there are two wave makers. Both wave makers hold with the end caps with the ends facing upward. Your elbows are held high, no wider than shoulder width apart.

The wave makers start to gently spring the length of both tubes simultaneously as if they were shaking water off their hands. The method of Inertia Wave is an oscillating, spring-like up and down continuous pattern. All the energy comes from the center of the tubes. Do not let it hit the ground. The wave makers build the speed and energy in the tubes. Keep the momentum, keep elbows high and your thumbs up close to your body. On a verbal cue you have the choice to change roles becoming the anchor and trying to stabilize their position and hold their ground as the other continues to wave.

Thumbs Up Inertia Wave
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Kneeling CrossFire & Inertia Wave

The wave makers are kneeling on a soft surface, pad, or mat, facing each other and holding the ends of the tubes securely with enough tension on the tubes. The wave maker’s arms are stretched out in front of them 10-15 inches out from the center of their chest and a slight bend in the elbows. Holding both tubes securely, bring your fists together as closely as possible.

The wave makers begin to perform the CrossFire method, slowly building up speed in a whipping motion. On a verbal cue you have the choice to change roles becoming the anchor and trying to stabilize their position and hold their ground as the other continues to wave.

After 20-30 seconds, transition from the CrossFire method into the Thumbs Up Inertia Wave method.

Kneeling CrossFire & Inertia Wave
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Kneeling Anti-Rotation

The wave makers are kneeling on a soft surface, pad, or mat, side by side and facing the same direction. Hold the ends of both tubes securely, with enough tension on the tubes that it slightly tries to pull you towards each other. Hold your arms stretched out 10-15 inches front of chest, sternum high with a slight bend in your elbows. Hold both tubes as close as possible together, palms down.

The wave makers start to simultaneously perform the Inertia Wave method building up speed as they continue the up and down oscillating wave pattern. On a verbal que, begin to slow down the Inertia Wave method and transition into the Super Typhoon method.

Kneeling Anti-Rotation
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