How To Start Parkour: An Ultimate Beginner‘s Guide

How To Start Parkour: An Ultimate Beginner‘s Guide

To begin with, it’s worth saying that your training should depend on your age. During your teenage years, you are still developing, so until you are 15-16 years old you should not perform parkour elements that can put your body under serious strain. Before this age, you need to prepare yourself for further training. At this time, it is best to concentrate on fitness, controlling your movements and training your agility. Rock climbing, not too aggressive martial arts and any other sport will do for this – the first two to develop dexterity, and the latter for overall body development. Up to 15-16 years you can also work out some basic elements of parkour but be careful and try to reduce dangerous landings to a minimum.

The best way to start doing parkour is to understand what it is all about. Most of the understanding will come during training, but you should have some understanding of parkour to figure out what it is you will be doing.  

If you spend some time watching some of the best parkour videos, you’ll have some idea of the new ways of moving, and that would be a good start. So, it can be helpful to watch some parkour videos and not only enjoy games on CasinoChan. But it would also be a good idea to familiarize yourself with how less professional sportsmen train, so you can understand the difference between people for whom it’s already natural to move and those who are still looking for new ways to move. Watching the best videos will give you an idea of what you should be aiming for. You can watch those who do parkour in person, but you will gain much more skills and abilities (on the performance technique side) by watching the videos.

In any case, to learn what parkour is, you have to get out of the house and into the street first. It’s best to start with a regular workout. It will most likely give you plenty of opportunities, and there will always be someone to help you with advice on how to improve your technique and where to start. It’s best to train with tracers in their usual training locations. The first few months are good for street training for several reasons: first, you’ll get used to the different surfaces and materials that exist. Parkour is a hands-on discipline, and there will be no special mats or prepared surfaces on the street. Second, it means that you will not neglect the spiritual aspects of parkour.

One of them is the ability to overcome your fears, and by practicing on the street you will have an opportunity to learn ways to fight your fears. If you train in the gym under good conditions, your physical abilities will grow faster, but your ability to cope with your fears will deteriorate. Fear will come back from time to time, but it is much more dangerous to learn how to cope with it by doing some dangerous elements, rather than by doing basic tricks. There’s also a chance that when you’re in the gym, you’ll perform the elements incorrectly. On the street, if you do something wrong, you’ll feel pain and you’ll know right away that you were doing it wrong.

If you want to achieve good results in parkour, you will have to constantly train to improve your technique. In the hall, even performing some element incorrectly, you will not feel any pain and therefore will not even know that you need to work on the technique of this or that element. The longer you perform a trick incorrectly, the harder it will be for you to retrain. The most basic element is the jump, from a place or a run. 

The most common mistake when performing a jump from a running start is when a person takes a few big steps immediately before jumping, although in this way it is much more difficult to make a correct jump. After sprints and place jump, the easiest to perform and most useful are the hand jumps. They usually require less physical effort than just jumping over an obstacle but require greater body control as you use your hands to control your movements as well as your legs. There are several forms of these jumps, and you can learn about them from more experienced sportsmen by watching videos or reading articles. We wish you great jumps!

Sarah Del Rosario
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