20 tips I wish I knew before starting freerunning!

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Before I started training I wasn’t a athlete at all. I remember days spent at home doing nothing, but playing video games and eating chips. Although I tried other sports in the past ( my mother put me in literally everything ) nothing seemed to stick. I say this because maybe you come from a…

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Movement with intention.

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What’s your level of awareness when your training? I want you to stop and think for a second. When you go out and train, workout, improve in your craft are you aware of your movements or do you just, “Go through the motions”. I know even for myself, I find that when I’m training I…

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Muscle Up WORKOUT!!!

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Hey guys, I want to keep this short and sweet so as promised here is a workout you can do to achieve the muscle up, gain muscle strength, as well as size. Aim to do this workout 3 times a week. I suggest Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays. Good luck!   3 Sets X 10 Reps Explosive…

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How to convince your parents to let you do parkour/freerunning

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I understand the struggle. When I first started training my mother didn’t understand what I was doing. She thought I was just recklessly jump and to be honest she had a right to think so. I gave her no information on what it was exactly I was doing. She didn’t know the amount of practice,…

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How to create great training videos!

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One of the best things about training is showing others your progression through videos. With social sites like Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube it’s easy to share your movement online for many people to see. With that being said, I’ve gotten a few emails asking me what should be done to create a video that’s visually…

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What shoes should I train in?

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Introduction The one thing every freerunner and traceur can agree on is that finding the right shoe to fit your style is important. I can give you a good starting list on what to look for, but ultimately it’s your decision. In parkour/freerunning we put shoes through the ultimate test of durability every time we…

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How old is too old?

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Am I too old to start training? This is a question I get asked a lot. We have guys that wish they would have discovered this sooner, but it happens they are in their 30s or 40s and they feel their time has passed.  It’s difficult to instill inspiration in a person that feels they…

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Top 5 Ways to Progress Quickly in Parkour/Freerunning

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With the sport growing at a crazy pace we are going to see a lot of newcomers come up to the plate wanting to try. With that said, often times though parkour/freerunning may seem exciting and exhilarating it can be a challenge to do. If you’re not a talented, natural born athlete it can be…

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The ‘How to Back Flip Series’

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For the past weeks I’ve been regularly updating my YouTube with tutorials on the back flip. The purpose of this was to help anyone that wanted to learn the back flip and guide them through the progression steps to achieving every aspect of the flip. Just to make it easier to find I’ve assembled every…

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The Power Of Habit ( conquering fears )

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I’ve thought over the question, “What mindset must a traceur/freerunner have to have be able to perform new challenges quickly without run ups or constant checking?” Often times you’ll know when a practitioner is nervous working on a new challenge. They run up and check the obstacle multiple times, they excessively wipe their shoes, or…

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