Start a Parkour Gym

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  Image Source: Pexels How to Start Your Own Parkour Gym If you have a passion for parkour and you’re tired of having to find new, unique places to do what you love outdoors, why not consider your own gym? No, it doesn’t have to be just a pipe dream. A parkour gym could be more successful than you think. … Read More

How to Introduce and Teach Parkour in a School Physical Education Setting

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Kids get the chance to run, stretch their legs, and take a well-deserved breather from school in gym class. But physical education can be so much more than laps around the gym or a repetitive set of exercises. Adding sports into the curriculum challenges students in ways that promote healthy bodies and minds. One excellent option to consider is integrating … Read More

Energy-Boosting Nutrition Tips To Maximize Your Parkour Training

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Image Source: https://www.pexels.com/photo/acrobatics-action-adult-architecture-416780/ Parkour training is a great way to improve both mental and physical fitness. Overcoming its challenges will boost your athletic ability and grow your confidence and self-esteem. However, to perform optimally and safely, you’ll need the best nutritional support for your training. There are several key elements you need to consider when building strength for Parkour training. … Read More

How To Build Strength For Parkour

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Why do you want to build strength parkour? Do you find conventional exercise boring? Or are you just a fan of parkour? If so, we are going to share with you some of the best ways to get your body moving without having to go to the gym twice or thrice in a week. Parkour involves moving through obstacles in … Read More

7 Must Read Books for Parkour

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The 7 Must-Read Books for Parkour Beginners and Professionals Parkour is a type of physical activity inspired by the natural method of physical education, designed by Georges Hébert. He devised a route for military training, called parcours militaire, which is widely used by the French army. Hence the name, Parkour has its origins in parcour, in French. The Parkour practitioner … Read More

Why should we integrate Parkour in school curriculums?

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Parkour promotes a healthy lifestyle, excellent physical shape, a combination of speed and strength. Many people mistakenly refer to Parkour as a sport, because officially, this discipline does not exist. They started to hold “competitions” among tracers (a Traceur is a person engaged in Parkour) not so long ago. And it’s a pure pleasure to watch them! Parkour is becoming … Read More

USA Parkour Cup2020

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2020 has arrived and the USA Parkour Cup preparations are heating up. With 10 Regional Qualifier Competitions across the US States at our WFPF Parkour Academies complete, the stage is set and the top competitors from across the country will arrive to battle it out for the USA Parkour Cup Victory. As expected, ALL age groups fully exceeded expectations across … Read More

5 Reasons To Let Your Child Starting Parkour

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If your child is overwhelmed with energy, then it is not surprising that you are looking for safe ways to put it in a peaceful direction. Despite all the stereotypes and traumatic statistics, parkour can become a sport that will captivate your child. Or, at least, will save him from something even more dangerous. In this article, we have collected … Read More

Parkour for Everyone

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It can be easy for someone who is new to understanding the Free Running and Parkour Movement to overlook the practice to be just vaulting over obstacles or doing flips. However, over time it becomes evident to anyone who has trained Parkour that dedicating oneself to progressing in the discipline brings skills and benefits far beyond just this. Indeed, training … Read More

Mixing of Parkour with other Movement Disciplines

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At the heart of the principles behind Parkour and Free Running lies the idea of creativity and self-expression. Such ideas have lent themselves towards athletes approaching the discipline of Parkour and Free Running from various different avenues throughout the years. In this article we look at some of the most creative and unique cross-referencing of Parkour and Free Running with … Read More