Parkour is, in truth, an adaptive movement concept; we shape our movement at any given moment to fit a given situation, which leads to infinite variability and endless application.
We all harbour immense potential for extraordinary activity. We all possess the innate ability to move with the seemingly superhuman attributes that parkour develops. The truth is, of course, that there is nothing superhuman about these activities – and there are no secrets either. Diligent, intelligent practice and focused, regular training will bring about the realisation of this potential.
Complex movement is not just a physical exercise, but a cognitive one.
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…
There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so – Hamlet, William Shakespeare If you’re naive enough
Arguably the most important element of training for any discipline, goal or task is to be able to carry out
The very best coaches understand this simple truth: what you say and how you say it matters. A lot. Good
What I have learned over the years of training is that no matter how you evolve your body it really
The deconstruction of movement in the fitness industry is rife. I’ve encountered so many ‘experts’ and methods that reduce what
You ready for this? You need to stop exercising. And you need to start moving instead. What do I mean
Athletes call it ‘the zone’; Maslow named it ‘peak experience’; the martial arts of Japan dubbed it mushin or ‘no-mind’;
Having confidence in our skills and abilities is vital in the practice of parkour, and yet this is certainly one