Do the parkour move called the "monkey vault". Nevermind the Italian subtitles, you'll be able to watch and learn anyway.
How to do a parkour-style front roll.
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.
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 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, and also to just add a bit of flair to the run. Do a Parkour wall spin.
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.
This video shows the art of parkour, where it came from, and how to do parkour moves.
This is a multi-angle parkour / free running video showing you how to perform an underbar - a combination leap and slide between horizontal bars - in both real time and slow motion.
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.
A multi-angle parkour / free running video showing you how to perform an aerial flip in both real time and slow motion.
A multi-angle parkour/free running video showing you the basics of executing a diving roll in both real time and slow motion.
A multi-angle parkour / free running video showing you how to do a cat leap in both real time and slow motion.
A multi-angle parkour / free running video showing you how to do a diving kong vault in both real time and slow motion.
This one is for the truly daring. A multi-angle parkour / free running video showing you how to do a double kong vault between two close ledges 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 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 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...
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...
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!
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 pop tornado free-run trick. The pop tornado is the same as a tornado kick except he pop tornado does not have that extra step. Because there is no step, this move is more difficult to perform. Users should learn how to do the tornado kick before attempting this move. Start with a wide leg stance and turn the body. Then do a hook kick and set the feet down. Now quickly jump as you pull your arms in and spin the body. Lift the knee up. This vide...
Underbar 360 Explained.
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 is used for take off. Your hand will spin while you do this trick. Look over your shoulder to wear you are going to land. Make sure your legs are split while you perform this. This video gives you the proper tips and kn...
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...
A performer from the UK street stunt team 3Run demonstrates the wall flip. It's a simple but always impressive parkour move. The performer vaults off the wall and goes spinning back over himself, landing on his feet. The performer offers a lot of advice for how to do the trick, making it (almost) look easy.
A member of the London stunt team 3Run demonstrates the speed vault. The speed vault is one of the more basic parkour moves, but in this case basic doesn't mean easy. The speed vault sends you hurtling over a wall at great speed, and it takes practice to do this right. It only looks easy here because the performer really knows what he's doing.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This is a quick and easy tutorial on how to perform a sideflip. When doing a sideflip, it's important to practice on a gym mat to avoid injury. Sideflips are a great skill to have if you decide to do parkour. Imagine being able to run around and do a sideways flip!
Are you into parkour? This video will show you how to do one of the many tricks that are used by athletes - the front flip. Demonstrated via stick figure drawings, you are shown how to get speed and rotate properly. This type of trick can be used with freerunning, but be sure to perform a PK roll after landing to mitigate the force of your landing.
Want to learn how to frontflip? Well, you've come to the right place. This video tutorial will show you how to accurately perform a frontflip for any of your needs: gymnastics, parkour, freerunning, or just plain old fashioned fun. It's easy to front flip, it just takes practice... and guts.
This is a parkour or basic gymnastics tutorial on pulling back layouts off walls.