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  • New Parkour Park in Enfield, UK

    New Parkour Park in Enfield, UK

    A new Parkour park opened in Angel Gardens, situated in Enfield – UK. This wass part of a project to revamp the derelict site into an open space for community growth. The new area will include an outdoor gym, parkour park, a larger relaxation area for residents and a new path to Angel Road Station. This

  • David Belle interview

    David Belle interview

    [Photo credit: Isabelle Ruen] This David Belle interview from a couple of days ago on the Flow Channel is quite amazing. You can expect the kind of insight you might already expect and a message for the Parkour community around the world. David also answers some of the most burning questions, like where he was

  • Interview with Free running founder, Sebastien Foucan

    Another video with free running founder, Sebastien Foucan has emerged on the internet, on the Flow channel. A great insight into the history of Parkour and Free running, as well as a glimpse into the early ages of Parkour training from the eyes of the co-founder of the discipline. A great view, if you have

  • Elderly citizens learn Parkour in the UK

    Elderly citizens learn Parkour in the UK

    George Jackson, 85, an army veteran and former boxer swings on monkey bars as he participates at a parkour class for elderly people at a park in south London. ‘I really enjoy it and wish I could do more, said Jackson, the class’ oldest participant. The London parkour class of about a dozen students is

  • How to train Parkour long-term

    How to train Parkour long-term

    When I was younger, Bruce Lee’s representation was my definition of efficiency. I thought that the way he trained would also work for me and would motivate me past any level of pain and blast through repetitions of lactic-acid-inducing torture. Yet what I found out was that these transformations always had another side to them.

  • Adidas Energy Boost Parkour shoes

    Adidas Energy Boost Parkour shoes

    I got a pair of Adidas Energy Boost Parkour shoes Sunday to review them. Adidas is not the first shoe manufacturer you think of when you think Parkour or Free running. But its new Energy Boost shoes are getting a lot of hype. “Energy return,” they say. Jumping is important in Parkour, so I wanted

  • Letter from Sébastien Foucan

    Letter from Sébastien Foucan

    Sébastien Foucan, regarded in the community as one of the fathers of Parkour, is sounding the alarm about the recent evolution of Parkour / Freerunning at the expense of their original values. At the request of the French Parkour Federation, he wrote a message to the French community, that went international. The letter is quite

  • Dunlop Volley Parkour shoes

    Dunlop Volley Parkour shoes

    After reviewing many running and Parkour/Free running shoes with soft and advanced soles, I decided to give non-padded sneakers a try, that is the Dunlop Volley Parkour shoes. I am big fan of training with limited or no support, because I have seen the benefits of training barefoot and then moving on to padded shoes.

  • Parkour Journal #4: About giving up

    Parkour Journal #4: About giving up

    Giving up is one of the most popular impulses a beginning traceur can have when it comes to obstacles in their training, or life for that matter. In my last journal post I talked about training alone, and it appears that nobody is treasuring this type of training. Everyone wants to train with their friends,