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Overall B+

In this Disney Channel movie, Izzy Daniels (Corbin Bleu) plays a boxer with little respect for the sissy pastime of skipping rope. Then the girl of his dreams (Keke Palmer) asks him to fill a vacant spot on her Double Dutch team that is preparing for a citywide championship. Suddenly the teen discovers he has a real passion for the challenging sport--but what will his friends and family think?!

Violence B+
Sexual Content A-
Profanity A
Substance Use A

Talk to your kids about…

Jump In!

What clues does the script provide for understanding why Rodney bullies others? What kinds of things do you think may cause a person to act aggressively? How do you feel about the way Izzy handles his demand for a re-match?

Why do Izzy and his friends believe jumping rope is a sissy sport? How can such stereotypes keep people from trying new things? After watching this film, how do you feel about Double Dutch skipping? You can learn more about this competitive sport on the Internet.