Sadly, you can't really slow down time and dodge bullets like Neo. But the wall flip is one "Matrix"-style parkour trick you can do in real life. All it takes is a lot of practice... And the willingness to risk slipping up and landing in the hospital with a busted skull.
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 multi-angle parkour / free running video showing you how to do a cat leap from a running start in both real time and slow motion.
In this two-part video tutorial, you'll learn how to do a roundoff backhand spring. This is a crazy-looking move that will send you spinning end over end like an acrobat at the circus. We don't suggest you try this one on hard asphalt, you're bound to fall on your head a few times.
We've seen lots of great parkour in the past - we learned how to front flip, we watched David Belle outrun bullets and bad guys, our jaws dropped at Cyril Rafaelli's amazing skills.
Interested in Parkour? Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to perform a sideflip after a cartwheel. The sideflip after a cartwheel requires a technique quite different from the normal sideflip. It requires flexibility, height, lightness, and good air awareness.
Kudos to Chris P. for sending in pics that make lazy parkour look even lazier. (Did you guys even leave the room?)
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to control fluidity with an intermediate combo. The combo used in this video as a cartwheel to a flash kick. When performing a combo and trying to achieve fluidity, users must have controlled and smooth movements. When you do the cartwheel, land the momentum with one foot over the other. Then as flip back into a flash kick, lift one leg up while the leg on the ground pushes. Users can also perform a back handspring, instead of a flash kick. This video...
This tutorial is assuming you already know how to do kongs. A traveling kong is used in parkour to leap over longer objects, in this case a picnic table.
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!
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 movie or video game like "The Matrix." Check it out!
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.
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.
A multi-angle parkour / free running video showing you how to perform a lache - a monkey swing between horizontal bars - in both real time and slow motion.
A tic tac is basically just a kick off a wall to provide some height before landing on two feet. This is used to get over various objects that the athlete doesn't want to (or can't) touch. If the object is near a wall, it provides the perfect opportunity to propel themselves over and past the object with a quick kick. Do a Parkour tic tac.
A multi-angle parkour / free running video showing you how to do a diving kong vault in both real time and slow motion.
In this video, a kid demonstrates a parkour dash vault. He sends himself flying over a wall, landing in a graceful tumble some distance away on the grass. Then he breaks it down step by step, so you can do the dash vault too.
This is a parkour or basic gymnastics tutorial on pulling back layouts off walls.
Epic from TRICKset breaking down how he does a RAIZ in HIS WORDS! This is a beginner's move in parkour.
Learn how to do this Parkour move called axe to aerial.
Start with a picnic table and you can build up to doing parkour moves like the palm spin on more difficult obstacles, like a rail.
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...
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.
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.
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 you will learn to do a backflip with the help of Epic. This is considerably harder then the front flip for most. Backflips can be very dangerous, so be careful when you attempt them.
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.
We've seen lots of amazing parkour stunts on WonderHowTo. And you'll see in the video below that gymnastics/parkour/freerunning stuntman Damien Walters is probably one of the best in his field.
This is a step by step guide on how to do a Freerunning vault known as the speed vault.
In this how-to you will learn to do a corkscrew. The corkscrew is a great trick to learn for Parkour. When learning this trick make sure to be safe and practice with a place you don't mind falling on.
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.
A guide to becoming the next david belle -- This shows you how to find good spots and how to do the extreme tic tac.
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. Do a crane jump.
A multi-angle parkour / free running video showing you how to perform an aerial 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.
Underbar 360 Explained.
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.
A 3RUN tutorial for the Cartwheel Arabian move. This trick tutorial is performed by Chase Armitage and produced by 3RUN Media. You need to be able to do a roundoff backflip. This is a roundoff backflip with a 90 degree turn. This is a parkour, freerunning or gymnastics technique. It is in slow motion for extra help.
Learn how to do the kip up, no handed kip up, front handspring and roll kip. This is a montage of different parkour and gymnastics tricks.
The human flag is one of the hardest tricks in all of gymnastics, parkour, freerunning and general playground acrobatics.