Tag Archives: Parkour

January 16

Move well then move fast and well.

Arguably the most important element of training for any discipline, goal or task is to be able to carry out the requisite movements with as much efficiency and as little stress on the body as possible. This is known as biomechanical fitness and is the ability of your entire system (bones, fascia, ligaments, tendons, muscles) […]

January 15

Limitless Pursuits Interview

‘We’re dedicated to bringing you the stories of men and women from around the world who have beaten seemingly impossible odds to achieve greatness in in extremes sports, adventure and travel. The strength of human spirit is at the core of what we promote. Whether it be pushing themselves to the limit or having an impact […]

January 14

Cue-Jutsu: Six Vital Pointers for Cueing as a Movement Coach

The very best coaches understand this simple truth: what you say and how you say it matters. A lot. Good cueing can get fast, accurate, desired results for both you and your learners. Bad cueing can confuse, impede learning, and waste time – for both you and your learners. Here are just six starting points […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

October 12

Stop Deconstructing: Start Moving!

The deconstruction of movement in the fitness industry is rife. I’ve encountered so many ‘experts’ and methods that reduce what are the most natural and holistic aspects of our athleticism in an attempt to identify their component parts and so produce some kind of holy grail for understanding movement, when in actuality all that is […]