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 somewhat apart. Now, come off the balls of your feet and do the side flip. Make sure that you then turn and tuck to perform this correctly. Notice that your arms add momentum as you go through the cartwheel and into the sid...
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. Check out the clip and try it!
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.
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 anything like a video game hero with the double jump!
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to perform parkour precision jumps. Commonly, precision jumping involves jumping from a rail or ledge onto another rail or ledge. To execute this maneuver, users need to stand with their weight on the balls of their feet and stare precisely at the landing spot. As you jump, you fully lock out your knees and hips, so that you are fully extended and open to jump. When in midair, tuck in your arms and legs and land on the rear balls of your feet. This vi...
The human flag is one of the hardest tricks in all of gymnastics, parkour, freerunning and general playground acrobatics.
This 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 this:
This trick is super cool and looks a lot like those found in popular video games. In this tutorial, get a step by step on a jumping illusion that looks like you weighlessly propelled yourself using only water. This trick will take a lot of practice but once you've mastered it, you will draw crowds with this incredible ability. Just be prepared to get soaked while you are still learning! Have fun!
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 and land on it. Use this back flip move for stunts, parkour, freerunning or dance. Awesome stunt that takes some practice. Hope this tutorial helps.
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 your knees and push up with your arms raised up. Then leap up high and twist you body in mid-air. Users may also start twisting the body as they leave the ground. This video will benefit those viewers who are interested ...
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 successfully, it looks extremely cool. If it ends in failure, at least you might get a hit YouTube clip out of it.
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 movements, but as the performer demonstrates, it's all about a light, delicate touch.
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 momentum that will send you spinning.
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 squat to the hand position and the Macaco execution. Capoeira is a form of martial arts and dance that originated in Brasil.
Learn how to front flip for parkour. First make sure you practice in a gym, or at least somewhere safer than the streets.
Levi Meeuwenberg demonstrates how to do a parkour roll. First, practice the takeoff leap. Use forward momentum to jump out. Enter the landing leaning forward with the weight in front of your feat so you fall into the roll. Be physically and mentally tense and prepared when coming into the landing. Land with your feet parallel and square in the direction where you're heading. Keep your feet a bit less than shoulder width apart. Use a bend at the hips to complete the shoulder roll. Push against...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do a Double Kong. Before attempting this technique, viewers should first be able to do a regular Kong vault. The Double Kong is basically the same as the regular Kong vault, except you leap over two objects in stead of one in a jump. They key to making it over to the second obstacle is to spring your legs up high on the first obstacle. When running, do not slow down. You need to keep the speed and momentum to be able to carry through the vault. Thi...
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. Now place your right elbow on the ground and roll over with its support without hurting your shoulders. 4. Practice the roll first on the ground, then try to jump and roll from a very low height. 5. Move on to higher pl...
This is how you can learn how to easily accomplish a parkour rail balance. When you first start out, use a rail that is close to the ground; you will probably fall several times while practicing. As you get more used to it you can use rails that are higher. Start out by walking across the rail slowly; keep your feet forward or curved, whichever you prefer. Eventually you will get faster and be able to jump from rail to rail. Just keep practicing and you will get the hang of it quickly.
1. Stand square 2. Do a 180 Turn with your right leg.
This is a tutorial of the No Handed Kick (Kip) Up Trick. It is integral to breakdancing, capoeira, parkour and gymnastics. Get to your feet without hands. Some people do hand kip ups that have them roll on their neck and push up overhanded. That's lame. This no-handed version is rad.
This is a wall flip by using your outside foot off the wall. This freerunning or parkour trick is a variation on the traditional wall flip. Turn so you can plant the trick well and not hit your head.
Generally, most people don't run properly due to their reliance on shoes. Shoes train you to walk from the heel to the toes instead of using the balls of your feet. Walking the tradition way causes your knees to lock. Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to walk and run properly like a practitioner of Parkour.
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 your chest. Finish your movement with a nice kick to land smoothly.
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 this:
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.
In this how-to video, Epic shows how to do a sideflip for Parkour. This is a a very difficult trick to do and takes time, practice, and skill. Be careful, and leave the real parkouring to the professionals.
A simple guide to a nice kong vault. This is one of the more basic parkour moves. Mastering this will lead to more complex tricks.
A multi-angle parkour / free running video showing you how to perform a side flip in both real time and slow motion.
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 pretty bad ass.
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.
This guys has been doing free running, parkour and tricking for more than 6 years. This video has some simple but very cool and flowing movements. Enjoy!
Kudos to Chris P. for sending in pics that make lazy parkour look even lazier. (Did you guys even leave the room?)
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.
Not surprisingly, parkour is even more awesome when performed on rollerblades. Especially when the performer is incredible stuntman Mathieu Ledoux.
New Zealand energy drink V creates a new imaginary sport coined Pomparkour to promote their product.
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 cartwheel where you twist while you are in the air. Practice doing this at different angles to help better prepare yourself for doing this trick. When you have it mastered, you will be ready to do these more often and work out...
In this video, we learn how to do parkour rolls. You will first drop to your right knee then reach your left arm through the right leg. Make sure you are tucking in and you're in a rolling position while you're doing this. Make sure you practice it from different heights so you don't get injured. Also make sure you are wearing supportive shoes and you are on grass so your joints don't get injured. If this starts to hurt your knees or back, it's not recommended to do this at all. Once you've g...
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 your hands and spinning around the table. After you do this and are successful in going around the table, try doing this running first. After you practice this enough times, you will get the hang of it. Make sure to be car...
You're not going to be good at Parkour and freerunning if you are wearing the wrong type of shoes. This sport depends totally on your feet, so make sure they are outfitted in the best soles possible. In this tutorial, learn how to choose your shoes so that you get the highest jumps, the slickest runs and the coolest tricks.