A multi-angle parkour / free running video showing you how to perform an aerial flip in both real time and slow motion.
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In this tutorial, learn how to start out with wall running. Wall running is basically the ability to hop on a vertical surface and not only climb it but run, full speed all the way across. This is a pretty awesome move and will make you look just like a character in a sci-fi m ...more
In this video tutorial the performer demonstrates the slant gainer, also known as the cheat gainer. Basically, it involves hurling yourself away from the ground, spinning in the air for a while and then trying to land without busting your ankles and/or head. If accomplished su ...more
Here is a cheat gainer freerunning tutorial video. First, take a little run. This is the starting position of your kicking legs and arms. Kick your kicking leg high as possible. Swing up you both arms and jump off. Turn sideways and spot the ground. Pull down the kicked leg an ...more
This how-to video is a Tricking 540 kicking tutorial for Parkour. Many people keep confusing the TKD 540 and the Tricking 540 with each other. Get tips from this how-to for distinguishing the two. So if you want to learn the 540 Kick and you're watching this tutorial, know thi ...more
Epic from TRICKset breaks down how HE DOES A WALLFLIP. This is a basic move in parkour or freerunning where you run up off a wall and rotate off the vertical surface.
1. Stand square 2. Do a 180 Turn with your right leg. 3. After that pivot on your right leg and do another 180 turn with your left leg 4. When you are doing this you will want to come close to the ground and push yourself back up. This will give you enough height to start your ...more
Learn how to jump off high places and roll without hurting yourself in simple steps. 1. First when you jump off, you have to land by placing one of your legs to the front and the other a bit back. 2. Now you have to bend your legs after placing them correctly when you land. 3. ...more
The problem with many Parkour tutorials, is that they are more about the demonstration than the instruction. Not so of this one. This instructor is step by step. For those of you not born with simian acrobatic abilities, may I suggest you take the time to watch this instructi ...more
Parkour is a constantly growing urban sport. Similar to the sports of free running and tricking, it can be seen being practiced on the urban terrain of many major cities. Here, Parkour athlete Blue of Urban Freeflow performs a Turn Vault. Do a turn vault. Click through to watc ...more
Check out this tutorial and learn how to jump off of..nothing! This trick is the kind you see in a lot of video games and now you can learn to do it in real life. The double jump takes some practice but once you get the hang of it this illusion is sure to impress. Jump over an ...more
Epic from TRICKset breaks down how to do a Macaco... Portuguese for monkey, this was made famous in Capoeira! This is a super cool trick for flat land gymnastics. He talks about the preparation you need to undertake before trying it out. He shows the step by step from the squa ...more
Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to perform the perfect 360 butterfly twist. In order to do this, first prepare your momentum steps. Keep your feet in front of you and your arms behind ready swing. Then jump and start spinning by twisting your arms around ...more
Do the parkour move called the "monkey vault". Nevermind the Italian subtitles, you'll be able to watch and learn anyway.
Our new pal Peter Svejgaard sent in these great pics of him and his friends doing the best kind of parkour -the lazy kind- yesterday in Odense, Denmark. Check out their album for more. BTW, You can play, too. It's easy, here are the rules. In the words of Peter: Fun & Roll. T ...more
In this how-to video, you will learn how to do a cartwheel side flip. First, make sure you can do both a cartwheel and side flip. If you can do these tricks from a standing position, you have more control over the flips. Try to land on the balls of your feet with your legs som ...more
In this clip, Adam MC from UrbanCurrent gives you a detailed and easy walkthrough on how to perform super high wall ups. A wall up is basically climbing up a flat, vertical wall like Spiderman without any support or gadgets. This move can be done really well with practice. Che ...more
Epic from TRICKset breaking down how HE does a Cheat Gainer. Learn the cheat gainer for parkour or freerunning. This is a beginner's lesson in doing the move that is like a backflip going forward.
Santa Claus has to visit a lot of houses in very little time. When the reindeers are on break (Rudolph really likes his "egg nog", Santa sometimes needs to do a little traveling on his own. In a city or crowded neighborhood parkour can actually be pretty useful and obviously p ...more
This how-to video explains how to do a backflip. A backflip is very hard, and takes a lot of confidence so be careful and have fun. If you feel you need it, grab a friend as a spotter and just go try it.
In this how-to video you will see how to do a wall spin for Parkour. This trick takes a lot of strength so be careful, work those arms and have fun. This can be dangerous so make sure to practice with mats before trying anything too crazy.
How to do a parkour-style front roll.
Epic from TRICKset breaking down how he pulls the parkour / freerunning trick Butterfly Twist. The B Twist is one of the coolest tricks. It's not native to gymnastics. He seemingly does a barrel roll in the air parallel to the ground.
Check out this detailed how-to video on kipping up off the ground just like what goes on in the martial arts movies. If you don't know what to do with your legs while doing a kip up, practice by swinging them.
Learning a proper handstand can be key to developing good parkour technique. This video shows both real time and slow motion handstand demonstrations to help improve your free running.
In this video, we learn how to do a parkour palm spin. Start off running and when you reach the table, place your left hand under and your right hand on top. Push your hands down and twist your body when you run to the table. To practice, jump on the table pushing down with yo ...more
Considered one of the best stuntmen of the 20th century, Cyril Raffaelli has been in many films, including Luc Besson's The Transporter and John Frankenheimer's Ronin. Rafaelli's skills are built on a concrete foundation in both martial arts and parkour, with a specialization ...more
A few drills that you can perform to improve your balance. Anyone interested in doing parkour or free running should have this level of balance.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do a standing full (360 back-flip). Before attempting this trick, it is highly recommended that users have mastered a back-flip. Make sure that you can see he ground in mid-air. Bring your feet together and bend the arms back. Bend ...more
In this video, one of the gentlemen from the London stunt team 3Run shows us how to do a front flip. This is a very impressive trick that sends the performer spinning forward over the ground. Common sense would lead you to think that this trick requires a lot of strong, fast m ...more
This is a step by step guide on how to do a kick the moon in parkour or freerunning. This is an inverted move similar to a backflip with a twist.
In this video, we learn how to do a touchdown raiz freerun trick. First, you will start off by running into a raiz move. This move is where you will lean onto one arm and then come down onto it and swing your feet around in front of you. This will look like a one handed cartwh ...more
In this how-to video, you will learn how to perform a palm spin gainer. This is useful if you enjoy free running and want to learn an awesome trick. First, place your right hand on the wall. Drive up your right leg up, as this will give you the rotation you need. The other leg ...more
The crane jump involves standing on a wall or an object and jumping to another one. If the distance is a bit to far to perform a precision jump, the athlete instead performs a crane, landing with one foot, leaving the other trailing down the wall, before climbing up and over. ...more
In this tutorial, a young Englishman demonstrates how to do a backflip from a standing position (and on hard ground). As he explains, you want to resist the impulse to throw your head back. You keep your head and torso straight as you jump, curling your legs up to provide the ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do a palm flip. Before attempting to do the palm flip, viewers should first perfect and control a back flip. Instead of using the hands to flip on the floor, users will press the hands against the wall to flip. Begin practicing this ...more
In this how-to video you will learn to do a frontflip. This is very helpful for gymnastics and any activity needed to do a front flip. The running front flip is used in Parkour and freerunning for tricks and flips.
The wall spin is similar to a palm spin, but is done on the flat side of a wall rather than the top. The athlete approaches the object, takes off with both feet, places both hands on the wall, and rotates around them. This can be used to get over the likes of rails and walls, ...more
This video is for whose who want to learn the aerial twist freerunning move. It's a tutorial taught by an experienced freerunner and has sick slow-motion shots. Video: .
Not surprisingly, parkour is even more awesome when performed on rollerblades. Especially when the performer is incredible stuntman Mathieu Ledoux. Inspired? Start here. Or here.