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Jump Rope For Heart and Hoops For Heart are national programs jointly sponsored by SHAPE America and the American Heart Association.

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The Pulse is the only newsletter dedicated to the Jump Rope For Heart and Hoops For Heart programs! Get access to lesson plans, best practices for events, heart-warming survivor stories, school success stories and more.


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Spring 2014

In this issue:

  • Check out our new playlist of kid-friendly tunes
  • Find out more about the ducks sweeping our nation
  • A long-time event coordinator shares her pride in making a difference
  • Get tips for adding unique twists to your event
  • Learn how we are celebrating the 35th anniversary and enhancing the program model
  • Use our classroom activities and find professional development opportunities


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