London-HRT July 25

Hero Round Table

Hero Round Table coming to London, 2017! I first spoke at the Hero Round Table Conference in Michigan, USA, in 2015. It inspired me so much I’ve initiated London’s first Hero Round Table… Source: Hero Round Table

right-wrong-sign_645x400 May 01

The Hero’s Doubt

What does it feel like to be a hero? Who out there ever wakes up in the morning and thinks to themselves ‘Yes, I am a hero’? Probably none of you. Hopefully none of you. Because there is no ‘hero feeling’. Talk to anyone who has done something truly heroic and ask them if they […]

extreme sports wallpapers1 May 01

Why Extreme Sports Aren’t Extreme

It’s a very cool title isn’t it: Extreme Sports! Often seen with a dropped ‘E’ so you get some form of X-treme or X-awesome or x-whatever, because hey, doesn’t that make it even more hardcore, even more cool, even more rebellious? That’s sticks it to The Man, for sure, right? X’s are just bad-ass! But […]

Bobby Crop February 15

Why You Need To Mind Your Movement

What I have learned over the years of training is that no matter how you evolve your body it really means very little unless you also evolve your mind. We are quick to want to change the body, to strengthen, improve, shape, tone, build… But how easily or often do we attempt to change the […]

lifnfocuscrop January 23

Life in Focus Interview

It was an absolute pleasure to be interviewed by the amazing Dr Alessandra Wall for the fantastic Life in Focus podcast out of the USA. We spoke about all manner of things, particularly about why seeking purpose is far more effective than seeking happiness, and Dr Wall’s insightful questions and comments are by far the […]

Dan_Tokyo jump January 23

Undoing the Architecture of Fear

Fear is an edifice we build within ourselves. Unless you’re inhuman, you know fear. It’s natural. It’s healthy. It’s a survival mechanism designed to warn you against very real dangers and guide you safely through times of risk and uncertainty. But, if you’re like most people, the mechanism has got out of hand and grown […]

alex_pownall_007 (Medium) January 21

Why You Should Be Climbing Shit. Often.

Without a doubt the best training for parkour is more parkour. However, this is not to say that the odd injection of alternative training methods can’t help speed your development in specific aspects of physicality relevant to the traceur. Sprint training, weightlifting, acrobatics… all can bring great benefits to what we do. Far from being […]