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Promoting the discipline and art of parkour.

I'm Kate, a traceuse who jumps between the upstate NY, NYC, and NJ communities, training since 07.

How to make the most of a little. Sasha Sevo.

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWMTl4QqecY →

Hello! Good night! 

I have a group that makes videos and posts on youtube about skateboarding, bmx, breaking and recently released a video of parkour! 

If they have time, I would appreciate a look at our video and told me what you think! 

Thank you!

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Nikkie Zanevsky Speaks about Parkour in NYC →

My partner & friend Nikkie talks about Parkour in NYC with journalists at Columbia University.

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#parkour  #columbia university  #columbia  #New York City 
The New Yorker came out to one of our classes a few weeks ago and drew this awesome comic!

The New Yorker came out to one of our classes a few weeks ago and drew this awesome comic!

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Stoop to my Level
 - The Movement Creative & Local Traceurs walk around Brooklyn & get movin with the neighbors

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Five Tips for Safe Summer Training →
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gammashuffler asked: 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?


Answer:

Hey Gamma

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.

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smarfiness asked: I'm trying to self train, any tips? I live in the middle of no where, but Im surrounded by trees, so that helps.


Answer:

I think its really important to just stay open minded.  Literally anything can be utilized for Parkour, especially trees.  I grew up in the suburbs and attended college in the tundra, so I learned to make the most of both sparce & indoor conditions.  Benches, couches, chalk, curbs, all can be utilized.  I even built a vault box for my yard as well as a set of precision trainers & rails.  You can learn more about how to build your own equipment online—Sturdymade is a great resource, and there is also a great facebook group as well where people who build PK equipment talk together about how to build better!

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