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parkour

A non-competitive discipline that derives from French military exercises, in which one rapidly traverses one's surroundings, negotiating obstacles in the most efficient way possible—e.g., by jumping, climbing, vaulting, rolling, swinging and wall scaling. Parkour is best practised in obstacle-dense urban areas.
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At its advanced best, calisthenics combines elements of parkour, yoga and gymnastics to provide a hardcore workout .
They may not realise it but they have been learning a mixture of martial arts and urban dance which has helped them improve their techniques and the whole point of Parkour is about teaching people to trust their bodies.
Parkour is exploring and adventure and fighting fear and testing your limit.
Parkour is a training discipline using movement developed from military obstacle courses.
There's also a parkour course in Coatbridge, built for free running, with walls and scaffolding.
Having recovered from his injury, Esty travelled to Chile in January 2014 withtravelled to Chile in January 2014 with his parents and brother, and began experimenting with Parkour.
v=Yaag4asV5bE#t=212) "Assassin's Creed Unity" preview for parkour (Credit: YouTube/Eurogamer)
If you happen to be at Marina Mall over the next couple of weekends, till September 5, you can see a core team of four 'traceurs' -- people who practice Parkour -- swing and jump and show you how it's done.
Invented in the 1980s in France, parkour is a sport usually favored by extremely nimble people who move freely through any terrain using their own strength and flexibility, often using urban environments such as benches, buildings and walls as a type of obstacle course.
Parkour, which began in France in the 1980s, involves moving quickly through an urban area by running and jumping over obstacles.
A different sort of urban acrobatics is Parkour, a discipline whose proponents claim is all about getting from a point A to a point B as efficiently as possible.
But Jack hit back saying he knows his own limits and doesn't consider his actions dangerous, while calling for more facilities to allow young people to practise the sport known as Parkour.

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