Things Not to Say to Parkour Athletes

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You will fall into one of these three categories – a Parkour athlete, someone who has a vague idea of what Parkour is, or someone who is asking ‘what on earth is parkour? And why should I avoid saying certain things to them?’ If you are a Parkour athlete, you’ll have heard these all before, in which case it might … Read More

How to Become a Parkour Instructor and Obtain Your Certification

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How to Become a Parkour Instructor and Obtain Your Certification Parkour is a truly unique sport and a discipline so many people around the globe enjoy tremendously. Some people even turn parkour into a lifestyle and dedicate their lives to mastering the skills, tricks, and moves of parkour. If you’re a parkour enthusiast and enjoy practicing it, you can consider … Read More

Parkour: The Perfect Exercise for all-round Fitness?

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Choosing a type of exercise that is fun and enjoyable to you is a crucial factor in staying committed to training consistently. It is natural that whatever skill we choose to practice we improve on specifically. For example, someone who trains weightlifting 3x a week consistently, is likely to find over time that they can naturally lift heavier weights. However, … Read More

The 7 Best Parkour Locations in the World

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Parkour lovers love a challenge. Setting new goals, improving their skills, and exploring the limits of their bodies is a must. Also, the creative side of each person doing parkour needs to be strong and needs to have the opportunity to shine. This is exactly why every parkour lover should try out different locations for their training and practices. Since … Read More

How Parkour Training Can Save Your Life

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Parkour is a fast-growing practice in this century; however, for something growing this fast, very little information is known about Parkour. You can describe Parkour as a logical and creative movement through a typically urban setup from point A to B as quickly as possible. Involved is the overcoming of physical barriers on any route while creating practical and inventive … Read More

Parkour World Records

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As Parkour has become more and more recognised, the demand and popularity for Parkour World Records to be broken has increased. In this week’s article we take a look back at footage of some of the most impressive Parkour World Records being broken throughout the last decade: *Highest-Wall Assisted Backflip: (published on YouTube 11th November 2016) In this video aired … Read More

Follow your passion for Parkour!

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Why there is no better time than now to follow your passion for Parkour?  The year is 1980. You have a passion for an unnamed acrobatic movement that is starting to be labelled as Parkour/Freerunning. You dream of traveling the world, inspiring others through movement. But the path to sharing that passion with the world is tricky. Finding people that … Read More

Life after Parkour for the Parkour Athlete

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Life after Parkour for the Parkour Athlete. A sustainable career option?  A question that many a Parkour athletes will have encountered on a frequent basis is questions surrounding the longevity of the decision to pursue a career in the industry. Criticisms can include that it’s only a suitable career choice for a very short time frame because of the limitations … Read More

Parkour in the Movies

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Parkour In The Social Media World. Nowadays young aspiring Parkour athletes are just an Instagram scroll away from getting their newest dose of movement inspiration from the latest viral video. However, this method of sparking attention for the sport has a popular predecessor to which the foundations of the Parkour movement owes a lot to. Prior to the height of … Read More