San Antonio Parkour

San Antonio Parkour

OCTOBER 21, 2018

Jereme Sanders started Parkour in April of 2004 at the age of 15, after seeing a “Ripley’s Believe it or Not” segment on the first Parkour group: the Yamakasi. He saw these Frenchmen half way across the world moving in a way that he’d always dreamed of, and was instantly hooked. This was a year before Youtube was created, and…

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Beginners Guide to Parkour

Beginners Guide to Parkour

OCTOBER 10, 2018

I’m eager to find out more - and there’s no better way to start than at the, where the doors opened for the first time last week in London’s Docklands. The -owned Academy is Europe’s first ever dedicated parkour centre and co-founded by Forrest. Originally from France, and at six foot two, with an athletic build many men might…

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Free Running Parkour

Free Running Parkour

SEPTEMBER 30, 2018

The Parkour & Freerunning Handbook is now in its 6th year and was the first book ever to be published on the discipline of parkour. The Parkour & Freerunning Handbook is your guide to the defining and most exciting movement of our age. Combining the core elements of running, jumping and climbing with the discipline…

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Teaching Parkour

Teaching Parkour

APRIL 17, 2016

Based in Huntington Beach Level 1: Basic Vaults, Precisions, Balance, Strength, Conditioning, Safety Level 2: Intermediate Vaults, Rail Precisions, Calisthenics, Safety, Explosiveness Level 3: Advance vaults (ie, triple kongs), Kong precisions, Freerunning, Long Strides, Expert Balance, Big Drops, Explosiveness, Elite Fitness…

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Parkour wristbands

Parkour wristbands

FEBRUARY 08, 2016

Green Wristband General requirements -Student has completed at least 3 months of training AND 30 white band parkour classes AND 10 Eat Your Veggies classes at a minimum before attempting the Green Band test. Please note, this does not necessarily mean you are ready to test after taking the minimum number of classes. It means…

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Parkour training NYC

Parkour training NYC

MAY 09, 2016

Parkour, the sport that treats features of the urban landscape like an obstacle course to be run over and around, is normally practiced outside. But 12-year-old Henry Friedman runs up walls, does backflips, swings from bars, and swan-dives off a 15-foot platform into a pit of foam — all from the comforts of indoors. At Bklyn…

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K-swiss Ariake Parkour shoes

K-swiss Ariake Parkour shoes

FEBRUARY 13, 2015

I recently got a pair of the new K-Swiss Ariakes, designed specifically for parkour. Of course, I took them out for a test run as soon as I could, to see how they would cope. Even before I took them out of the box, I noticed that the shoes are incredibly light. They only weigh 400g! This really helps with jumps, precisions…

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How to do a Swan Dive?

How to do a Swan Dive?

JUNE 13, 2016

Distance yourself. One step should do it. You need enough room to build up enough momentum, but if you run then you will probably slip. Check the depth of the pool. Only swan-dive in the deepest end reachable, as the swan-dive will take you very deep very quickly. Put your strongest leg forward. Your toes should be just hanging…

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Run the Parkour Freerunning

Run the Parkour Freerunning

APRIL 14, 2015

A Libyan youth displays his skills in parkour, an extreme sport, during a friendly competition in Tripoli on March 7, 2014. Mahmud Turkia/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Mahmud Turkia/AFP/Getty Images A Libyan youth displays his skills in parkour, an extreme sport, during a friendly competition in Tripoli on March…

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