Too often we are taught to break apart the body and look at it as a series of problems; to fragment it in order to make the complexity of human movement more manageable, and injuries more fixable. But we pay a hidden and enormous price for this…
The idea of alchemy is that of consciously-driven change from one state to another: a positive process of willful improvement. And chemical change requires the, sometimes explosive, interaction of elements..
Assuming you are wrong, about everything, is a highly effective way to ensure constant learning and continual improvement.
Your journey will be unique, and no one knows your body and mind better than you, if you take the time to listen and understand. Go at your own pace. Forgive your own errors.
There’s a moment in every jump we take in parkour, a point of no return when we decide to commit and trust our ability, training and experience to see us safely to the other side…
The floor is a hard, unforgiving taskmaster. But the floor never hits you – you hit the floor: so learn to control the contact and it will soften dramatically.
The best training programmes must be tailored for the recipient, and the best coaches will make sure this happens…
Motivation will get you out the door, but it fades over time…
3 things every coach of a physical ativity should carry at all times.
An absolute unexpected honour to be featured in the Independent and Lucozade Sport’s Top Ten ‘Mover’s List’ for individuals making a contribution to getting the UK population active and moving.
Trace talks with Dan about understanding Parkour, why its so popular & enjoying huge expansion around the world. They talk Hollywood, coaching, classes, mindfulness, overcoming fear, unlocking a persons potential & being instrumental in having he UK Government recognise Parkour as a sport in 2016!
Interview for Tackling Minds Podcast with Emily Tan.
At the start of 2020 I had the pleasure of being interviewed for the Sports Insider podcast, and had a
Is your own training defeating you? Growing up in the martial arts, I encountered so many teachers who were broken.
Had a great chat with Michael Boll of 21st Century Learning about why parkour is the perfect antidote to inactivity