He who reigns within himself and rules passions, desires, and fears is more than a king. -John Milton
It’s almost impossible to know how parkour affects you until it’s gone. For 4 months now, I haven’t been able to do anything involving my legs due to horrible Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS.) My doctor suggests it may be caused by overtraining of my quadriceps.
Pinnacle Parkour is heading back to their roots and need your help They’re opening a gym in Washington Township, NJ where they first started teaching classes. They are trying to raise $20,000 to pay for the move and some awesome upgrades. Check out their indiegogo here . If you donate you get some awesome rewards. If you can’t donate, share the fundraiser to help them out!
Have you ever been training and performed a difficult jump or perfectly flowing combo only to look back and feel like it wasn’t “you” who did it, but almost like it was done by itself? Your mind was quiet, free of self-doubt, totally in the moment and your body was free to move at its absolute best. This state is celebrated in Zen Buddhism as the Ensō, “A circle that is hand-drawn in one or two uninhibited brushstrokes to express a…