A Beginner’s Guide For Parkour Training:
In this article you will be completely helped to start your Parkour Training at home. Before you get ready for your FreeRunning and Parkour Training for beginners you should know basic information about Parkour and FreeRunning.
- History Of Parkour
- What Is Parkour?
- Philosophy Of Parkour
- Which Are Basic Parkour Moves?
- What Is FreeRunning?
- Difference Between Parkour and FreeRunning.
after reading these above all 6 articles your next steps for Parkour Training are:
- What Is Parkour and FreeRunning?
- Who Can Do Parkour and FreeRunning?
- Which Equipment You Need?
- Where To Go For Practice?
- How To Get Into The Shapes?
- Basic Movements For Parkour Training.
Let’s Start Your Parkour Training:
1. What Is Parkour and FreeRunning?
Parkour is a training of movement that is developed from Military Obstacle Course. And also Parkour is an activity of sport of moving rapidly through an area. Parkour’s training from Military Course give it some aspects to non-combative Martial Arts. FreeRunning is an acrobatic and athletic discipline, Parkour gives FreeRunning some non-combative martial arts. Its mean that training of your body and mind to overcome the objects with the speed and efficiency.
2. Who Can Do Parkour?
Everyone can do Parkour and FreeRunning. If you think Parkour and FreeRunning are for shirtless and athletic teenage guys, you’re wrong. Parkour and FreeRunning videos on YouTube definitely dominated by a young male crowd. Two most common excuses are: “Maybe if I was younger” or “I’m too out of shape”. Even if you think you are too old or too fat, Parkour and FreeRunning will help you shed your weight, revive your health and will make you feel younger again.
3. Which Equipment You Need?
One beautiful thing about Parkour and FreeRunning is that you doesn’t need any equipment to do it. If you practice in unpredictable, outdoor area, you’ll need some athletic clothes and shoes to wear for minor protection. Gloves, Helmet and Pads are not recommended in your training. Read full article for Parkour Equipments.
- Clothing: Parkour clothes should what athletics clothes are much comfortable to you. Many people wear sport long pants because the add a thin layer protection. Similarly most people wear hoodie and long slave shirts to protect arms against rough surface during climbing and falling movements.
- Shoes: Parkour shoes are complicated subject to choose. As a beginner your primary focus should be low-impact movement with good form. Shoes with minimal padding will promote better techniques. Training in minimalist shoes will also make your feet and entire body strong in long term. Confused in choosing Shoes for your practice 🙂 ? Don’t Worry 😉 Read this article for Top 4 Best Shoes for Parkour.
4. Where To Go For Practice?
Another amazing thing about Parkour and FreeRunning is that you can practice it it anywhere natural or manmade as long as there are obstacle to interact with. A common complaint from new practitioners is: “I don’t have any good spot to practice at.” Spots with many obstacles are better. The true spirit of Parkour is to adapt to the obstacles at hand. Parkour is avglobal phenomenon so you have good chance to of finding other traceurs in your area to practice with them. The best way to find the local Parkour community is to search the internet. Real Parkour is done with hard, with real world type obstacle like, trees, scaffolding, walls and rocks.
5. How To Get Into The Shapes?
The best way to get shapes into the Parkour is with doing Parkour. Because everyone begins at a different level. You don’t have to start with difficult or high impact. In fact, you should play it safe at first and stick to simple movements while you buildup your levels of fitness and body awareness. If you are still confuse or hurting yourself to start it with something more basic and organized, you’d do jogging, stretching, and basic bodyweight exercises to your workouts.
6. Basic Movements For Parkour Training.
There is no exact formula for learning of basics of Parkour. Everybody comes from from different backgrounds and will have their own strength and weakness. The most important thing is to be safe. And second most important thing is to have fun. When you start out, push your limits very slowly, be creative and do experiments with all types of movements. Keep reading below for the ideas on how to progress through the various types of movements. Read full article for Basic Parkour Moves.
- Running (aka FreeRunning): Running is earthbound locomotion allowing human and other animals to move rapidly on foot. Running is a type of gait characterized b an aerial phase in which feet are above the ground. FreeRunnig is an acrobatic and athletic discipline founded by Sebestien Foucan.
- Climbing: Climbing is the activity of using one’s hands, feet or any part of body to ascend a steep object. It is done in recreactionally, competitively, in trades that rely on it, and in emergency and rescue military operations. it is done on indoor and out outdoor.
- Swinging: A Swing Jump or Swinging is activity that is performed by hanging on bar then to jump on another bar being in the air. A swing jumps is one bar to another. It is also known as LACHE.
- Vaulting: A Vault is a movement that include overcoming an obstacle by jumping, leaping, climbing or diving over an obstacle while using their feet, hand or not touching it at all. Vaulting is also known as Urban Movement. There are 2 major types of Vaults.
- Jumping: Leaping or Jumping is form of motion or movement in which an organism or non-living mechanical system propels itself through the air along the ballistic trajectory. Jumping can be recognized from running, galloping and other gaits where entire body temporarily airborne by almost long duration of aerial phase or high angle initial launch.
- Rolling: A Roll is movement to rotation of whole body. Rolling activity is usually made on ground with passing head between the hands with touching the ground.
- Quadrupedal Movement: Going forward on your knees is called Quadrupedal Movement or Crawling.
- Backflips: Backflip is a movement of human body in which person leaps into air and rotates the body while in the air for one or more time. There are 3 main types of Backflips: 1) Frontflip 2) Sideflip 4) Backflip. Read Complete About What Is Back Flip & It’s Basic Moves?
As you get stronger its important to keep challenging yourself with tougher strength and conditioning as well. Good Luck !!!!