A key movement in parkour, you need to get your precision jumps down if you want to be landing safely and controlled on walls, rails, ledges and other objects, follow the rules to complete your first precision jump
Think you've got what it takes? Begin with your hands on the pole, and kick your leg up and squeeze with everything you've got. Pull with your top hand and push with your bottem, and simply hold at parallel. Our goal? 15 seconds. Must be straight and pleas...
An essential part of parkour is the ability to get yourself up onto an obstacle from a hanging position.
Complete a monkey vault over an obstacle. Place both hands on the obstacle and as you leap over your leg pass through you arms
Parkour Generations have set us this plyometric Challenge - this one is all about controlling your landings and using your momentum in your next movement - it's also amazing physical conditioning which will have you working hard with your own body weight.
Aim to tackle a wall which is higher than you can reach when you jump with your arms reaching up - propel yourself up the wall by planting your foot around waist height and power upwards. A decent run up is key to this Challenge.
Vault over an obstacle; rail, wall fence etc, using one hand for leverage
Just very basically do a catleap from standing or running, over a distance equal or greater than your own height. This can be onto a wall or railing, it can be at ground level or with a drop (ground level is safer and advised for those without experience)
Place one hand on the obstacle to be vaulted for leverage, throw both legs out in front and over before placing your second hand on the obstacle to assist with push off
In the latest installment of our series of workouts from the guys at Parkour Generations, the Body Armour Workout will really take your Parkour training to the next level. Focusing on strength and endurance of both the upper and lower body, this workout wil...
Very fast way to get over an obstacle in parkour. The speed vault. Here is how its done: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oWI4dFPiEoQ
Begin on a rail, balance on both feet and every time you fall off do 15 burpees. one day we'll be able to balance for 3 minutes.
Must be a free-standing handstand without moving for at least 30 seconds.
Let nothing get in your way. Use the wall to perform over an obstacle of your choice, one that is at least 5 foot tall.
Place both hands on an obstacle and vault over twisting around so you land facing the obstacle. Good for vaulting over obstacles with a lower landing area than take off area
Simple ‘leap frog’ or split vault over an obstacle
With the increasing popularity of parkour as a sport, there are now also a number of academys around the world offering classes to willing participants. There is no better or safer way to introduce yourself to the sport under the supervision of experienced...
Let's see how many push ups you can do. :D
Parkour Generations have set us another great plyometric work out Challenge - This one is all about developing explosive strength and balance and control upon landing. It is a great workout at developing lower body strength and power and is also great fun t...
a similar vault to a monkey vault but over a longer obstacle. Lead the vault with both hands, legs pass between arms as you hop forward on your arms