WOD 5-14-14: Technique work- Rolling

“History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats.” -B. C. Forbes

APK WOD 5-14-14

Start with anĀ APK Warm-Up

Technique work- Rolling

The roll is one of the most technical movements in parkour, and requires lots of practice. When starting, a soft surface should be found to roll over, such as grass, a rubber playground surface, or similar.

The important considerations are getting your head out of the way, rolling from shoulder to hip, and remaining smooth throughout.

Check out this Parkour Dictionary entry to see an example

And check out this analysis of David Belle’s Roll

If you want a more structured workout today, you can always check the ARCHIVES!