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.
There's nothing natural about doing a parkour-style wall flip. The voice in your head telling you not to run at a wall and flip yourself away so you're spinning through the air high above the ground, that's your common sense talking. But like the old saying says, no guts, no glory. In this pretty thorough introduction to the basic wall flip, you'll learn how to do this trick like a pro.
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 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.
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 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.
Don't just step onto the wall to begin the wall run. It is called wall "running" for a good reason! Plus, if you just step onto the wall from the ground, you won't have enough force to drive you up and along. You need to jump onto the wall if you can.
Starts with your hand placement on the wall edge. Get your palms on top. You need the right leverage to push you up. Torso and mid area should be tense.
This is a parkour or basic gymnastics tutorial on pulling back layouts off walls.
Adam gives a detailed explanation of all the parts of the Parkour roll that give traceurs problems. This is an excellent and important move that everyone should master. Be David Belle, today!
Epic from TRICKset breaking down how he does a RAIZ in HIS WORDS! This is a beginner's move in parkour.
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.
Team RKTR showing the basics of parkour. A how-to for the basic moves of parkour. A more intermediate video will follow.
This is a 3run parkour step by step guide on how to do an essential parkour/freerunning move: the precision jump. This is a must for beginners. The precision is the first thing you should learn as a traceur.
This is a step by step guide on how to do a Freerunning vault known as the speed vault.
French film Banlieue 13 introduced David Belle and the art of parkour to the the world. Haven't seen it? How about James Bond's Casino Royale? Belle choreographed the opening chase that garnered the film much of its praise and laurels.
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.
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.
Learn how to do the kip up to get to your feet easily under you. It is a move from gymnastics, parkour, and breakdancing that artists use to leap gracefully to their feet.
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.
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.
Epic from TRICKset breaking down in his words how he does a round-off back tuck and back layout. The layout taught in this tutorial is the street layout from parkour or freerunning. It is not a formal gymnastics layout.
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.
The human flag is one of the hardest tricks in all of gymnastics, parkour, freerunning and general playground acrobatics.
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.
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 easily perform the butterfly kick. All you need to do is shift weight, dip, and kick.
Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to perform the double leg. The key to this impressive looking trick is the spin once you lift off. Jogging to build up momentum is not necessary, but it helps.
Want to perform a wall flip? Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to do a wall flip. It would help if you knew how to back flip already, but that's not a prerequisite. To perform this you'll want to run at the wall in a normal running speed. Then jump and place your foot high. Afterwards, you have to rotate. To achieve rotation you must kick up with your other leg that was not planted on the wall and swing back by leaning your head backwards.
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.
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.
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 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.