Beyond Balance: Parkour & Balance Training →
During our Summer Series Session this week at Hunters Point South Park, we will be focusing on building and improving our balance. Balance is one of the most essential fundamentals within Parkour, not just as a technique but a philosophy as well. Balance in Movement Balance appears in almost every aspect of Parkour. We are Read more…
Hey, I am someone who would like to get into parkour but don't really know where to begin. I am not that agile, and I am fat. Like 230 pounds fat, can you recommend something for me that is parkour related?
Start small and low impact, with balancing, quadrupedal movement, jumping, and safety vaulting. These four very simple movements, paired with basic strength & conditioning exercises (body weight exercises), is a great point of departure. You’ll be building critical skills, such as balance, control, and body awareness, which will translate later into all of the more complex movements.