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
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
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)
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
Must be a free-standing handstand without moving for at least 30 seconds.
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.
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
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.
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...
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
Lead with your legs in front over a longer obstacle and use your hands to push off at the end of the vault
For This Vault, A lot of Courage is required. You run at the obstacle, jump into a seated position with your feet over the obstacle and place your hands on the obstacle and push yourself forward. This vault can be really sore if done incorrectly
Think you've got what it takes? Begin with your hands on the bar or rings in pull up position. Then lift your body while keeping it straight, and simply hold at parallel. Our goal? 15 seconds. Must be straight and please post progression videos!