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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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 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 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.
Learn how to front flip for parkour. First make sure you practice in a gym, or at least somewhere safer than the streets.
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.
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!
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...
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.
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.
Do the parkour move called the "monkey vault". Nevermind the Italian subtitles, you'll be able to watch and learn anyway.
Learn how to do a Parkour au or aerial by watching this video.
This video shows how to do basic parkour moves. Parkour looks like gymnastics in the park instead of a gym. Do basic Parkour moves.
A multi-angle parkour / free running video showing you how to do a turn vault in both real time and slow motion.
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!
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 technique with a mat or some kind of support that will prevent you from landing on the ground. Users should get used to pushing off the wall and landing on the back. This video will benefit those viewers who are interes...
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.
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.
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.
Epic from TRICkset breaks down how HE DOES A WEBSTER!! This is a basic Webster for parkour traceurs. This is for learning and not for perfection.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
In this how-to video you will learn to do the land and roll which is helpful for jumping from high places. This is a basic roll for Parkour and is needed to do the tricks correctly. Be safe, and don't hurt your self, start small and work your way up.
Learning the basic backflip is essential to other parkour moves. Learn how by watching this video.
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.
A cat balance involves being on all fours and crawling along either a railing or a wall in a cat like motion much as the name suggests. This is used to get from one place to the other, and keeping the body close to the object makes it much safer to manoeuvre. Perform the Parkour cat balance.
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.
Kudos to Chris P. for sending in pics that make lazy parkour look even lazier. (Did you guys even leave the room?)