Parkour Gym For Kids

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Parkour gym for kids When parents hear the word “parkour” they almost always interpret it as “danger.” They believe it’s an extreme sport designed for brave or even reckless individuals who don’t mind getting hurt or injured. But they couldn’t be more wrong. Parkour makes a superior training method that even the children can use to develop their motor skills … 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

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

Lisses – The Birthplace of Parkour

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On a quiet suburb of Paris lies the small and unassuming town of Lisses. Today the area is widely acknowledged as the birthplace of Parkour, and of course the playground to the first highly renowned Parkour team the ‘Yamaksi’. Lisses is the location for many early Parkour viral videos which include some of the earliest pioneers of the Parkour and … 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

Jump London

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Jump London In September 2003, Channel 4 broadcasted the now famous documentary, Jump London that helped ignite the Parkour and Free Running movement in the UK. The documentary directed by Mike Christie, showed the journey of three French Free Runners, as they swapped their typical training environment for some of the most famous landmarks in London such as Royal Albert … Read More

TV Adverts and Parkour

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Awareness of Parkour is commonplace in the modern day. However, Parkour did not always enjoy the same level of exposure and awareness that it now has. Often the wider public has misunderstood Parkour to be acts such as trespassing and as mentioned in a previous article, Parkour sequences in movies played a major role in bringing legitimacy and recognition towards … Read More