When approaching training outside for the first time students can be worried about the possibility of injury or something going wrong. Rightfully so, considering they are surrounded by hard surfaces and substantial heights it is perfectly reasonable that they approach with caution and attention to their movement and the environment around them.
How we train is very physically demanding and to cope with that we can make sure our bodies are in prime condition between training sessions.
Parkour being the martial art of evading or escaping danger calls upon some of the ground foundation of Judo and other such disciplines to hone the body and mind to react rather than over think.
Kicking off the summer term LSP will be offering regular Parkour classes in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire.
Your child has show an interest in Parkour; let's clear up a few things to set your mind at ease.
Great tips from Urban Freeflow; a massive online Parkour community set-up as a great resource for practitioners to discuss and learn from one another.
The discipline/sport known to the world as Parkour was first practised in France in the 1980s by a group called the Yamakasi, which consisted of nine members including David Belle and Sebastien Foucan.