Jackie Chan Parkour

Is Jackie Chan the REAL founder of Parkour?

Jackie Chan is well known for doing his own stunts, often without any wires or safety protection. He has been doing movements used in Parkour since the 1980’s, including vaults, flips between obstacles, and even descents down the faces of buildings! So is he the real founder of Parkour? We’d say No. What he was doing was parkour, but Jackie didn’t specifically set out to make a training method that others could follow. Actually, the founders didn’t either, at least…

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MVMNTM Hosts World Chase Tag Chase Off Event

MVMNTM Hosts World Chase Tag Chase Off

MVMNTM Gym in Concord, California is hosting a World Chase Tag event on Sept 29-Oct 1. Friday evening will be an Open Gym session from 7:30 to 10:30PM. Saturday matches begin at 12:15 with Check-In for Athletes and Teams at 11:00am. World Chase Tag is the first and only global league for competitive tag. Two players compete head to head on the official course, The Quad™. Each Chase is 20 seconds long with one Chaser and one Evader. There is…

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Gatecrasher - An all-women Parkour Action film

Gatecrasher – An all-women Parkour Action film

“This film is all about highlighting high-class Parkour athletes pushing their boundaries and the boundaries of the sport. “Gatecrashers” will follow 8 female Parkour athletes as they travel through three European cities over the course of three weeks, training, exploring and having a great time.” – Renae Dambly Please help support this film by donating to the Kickstarter here: Gatecrasher Film This film is providing positive role models for women and girls in parkour and also sets the standard for…

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DC Area Women's Parkour Meetup

Thriving Women’s Parkour Community in the DMV

The Washington, DC Metro Area has a thriving women’s parkour community thanks to the concerted efforts of a few volunteers. Christie, Rosy, and Carrie have been running meetups and jams continuously for at least the past 7 years. The most recent event had a fantastic turnout. “We were blown away by the turnout at this month’s women’s jam which is amongst the highest-attended parkour jams in the area this year! We are thrilled to have met so many women embracing…

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American Parkour setup for Newport News Parks Children's Festival

Chase Tag and Parkour Draw Kids to Newport News Parks and Rec Events

Kids love Parkour and World Chase Tag! The City of Newport News, Virginia has found the draw for kids at their events, adding parkour and chase tag to their Outdoor Enthusiast Festival and their Children’s Festival. American Parkour’s presence at both events had lines all day long to try out our Parkour Skills Challenge Courses: 2 separate courses with parkour challenges appropriate for all ages. At the Outdoor Enthusiast event, we had Chase Tag matches back to back to back…

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1,149 kids introduced to Parkour in 5 hours. 

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1,149 kids introduced to Parkour in 5 hours. #parkour #youthactivities #youthsports
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Setting up for Worlds of Work Expo!
Setting up for Worlds of Work Expo!
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APK Founder @toorockjumps with Freerunning Founder @sebastienfoucan . La Dame du Lac, Évry. December 2003. 

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APK Founder @toorockjumps with Freerunning Founder @sebastienfoucan . La Dame du Lac, Évry. December 2003. #parkour
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Great to see the kids at @edgemvmnt using the APK Precision Sticks™ with coach @bringeroflight5853
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Maiki moving like a Beast in an old school Beast Coast tank. Who wants Beast Coast back?
Maiki moving like a Beast in an old school Beast Coast tank. Who wants Beast Coast back?
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Raul sending some sweet precisions in his vintage Tribe sweats. @sf.parkour
Raul sending some sweet precisions in his vintage Tribe sweats. @sf.parkour
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