How Do You Learn Parkour?
Parkour is an urban sport, sometimes called an extreme sport and sometimes not recognized as a sport at all. It involves moving over and around objects in a city environment in “the most efficient way possible,” which sometimes involves jumping distances, scaling walls, and other feats of extreme action. Parkour practitioners can be seen leaping between buildings and skipping the stairs in many major cities. Get in shape. Parkour requires a quick mind and a strong body. If you do not feel comfortable with the idea of push ups or chin ups, then you have some working out to do. Visit Meetup.com to look for parkour meetups near you. You can use the site to find groups of similar minded people for just about anything. A parkour group might be open to teaching you the basics. (See Resources for link.) Type “learn parkour” into a video site like YouTube to get tips from practitioners all over. Take things one move at a time, and find a relatively safe place to practice until you feel confide