I've tried a few different brands while getting into Rope Flow and Slush Ropes are by far my favorite. I have this one (Electric Squeeze) and the Electric Shark. These ropes are softer to the touch than most others. I will be purchasing more. Beyond the rope, Slush is awesome! Their whole attitude, their amazing video content, and the way that they curate Rope Flow videos from others, giving me a chance to discover Rope Flow practitioners all over the world! Pictured (left to right): Octomoves Flowzilla (meh), Slush Ropes Electric Squeeze, Slush Ropes Electric Shark.
Takes rope flow to another level
Great feedback from the rope
Rope is different to my octomoves rope in that you must be careful of asphalt as the rope can fray.
Price is good.
Electric Shark (ES) fundamentally changed my entire flow practice. Mine is 100 inches long & weighs 3lbs. I picked it up 9 months into RopeFlow and 7 months after incorporating the SlushMelon (which is 1/2 the weight of the ES). Today ES is 70% of my practice time and my flow is the best it’s ever been because of this rope. After 4 months with ES my 42 year old body is the strongest, fastest and happiest it’s been in my entire life. HeavyRope flow supercharges the benefits your joints & muscles receive from flow and you barely know that it’s ‘hard work’ because this rope is so supple and able to be used in many of the patterns that your lighter/thinner ropes excel at. Learning to perform anchored sneaks with this rope will change your life (and your wrist strength!) My Electric Shark is simultaneous strength-training, joint-protecting and cardio-inducing all rolled up in one short flow session. If you roll lighter ropes and find any benefit, heavy ropes will increase it. ES is the perfect first heavy rope and my daily companion. (Start with the SlushMelon if you’re not ready for ES quite yet!)
Heavy RopeFlow is an accelerated path to the mastery of rolling ropes. If you love flow, you owe it to yourself to try the heavier side. Benefits I found early on with SlushMelon include:
- Increased therapeutic activity during my session: melon helped me work out tension & tightness through my whole body - almost like a mini massage for your muscles
- Learning to SLOW DOWN: melon helped me find a new depth to my practice because you can roll beautiful rope patterns at slower speeds and sink deeply into the meditative elements of your flow
- Increased feedback & faster improvements in performance: Melon helped me take my sloppy beginner movements to the next level because it’s increased diameter & weight actually slow the rope down and allow you to feel the moves and self correct in ways that are much easier than with thinner/lighter ropes. When you return to your lighter rope, you’ll see improvement because of your work with heavy.
Take note that the handles are the same diameter of the rope and this will force you to make adjustments in your grip; this isn’t a bad thing - exploring different grips is a great thing to add to your practice!
SlushMelon will make it easy to step up to heavier ropes and that lets you create an entire physical fitness program solely based on ropes if you want to! I’ve tried many ropes from many makers and Slush consistently makes the best flow ropes on the planet.
I just received my incredible new slush rope, extremely happy with the quality and feel. Can't wait to order a bunch more, couldn't recommend a better brand.