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    The Art of Retreat

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    As the website says, "The Art of Retreat is a three-day, interdisciplinary conference and education initiative to explore, debate, and advance topics of education, practice, science, health, leadership, and business as they related to the fields of Parkour and Freerunning.

    We seek to bring together a diverse group of voices: teachers, researchers, designers, builders, business owners, community leaders, and beyond." Read more...

    Stephane Vigroux Parkour Origins USA

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    Learn the fundamentals of parkour and movement practice. Develop your mental game and deepen your understanding of the philosophy of parkour. Set the grounds for well-rounded, healthy and evolving movement. Learn and practice the themes and principles essential to parkour. Discuss the foundations of parkour and how to incorporate them into a healthy lifestyle. Read more...

    The Art Of Manliness Trains At Urban Movement

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    The Art of Manliness — a blog dedicated to uncovering the lost art of being a man. The Art of Manliness seeks to fill this void and offer an alternative to those who believe there’s more to being a man than expensive clothes and the hot babe of the month. Ultimately, the Art of Manliness aims to encourage our readers to be better husbands, fathers, brothers, citizens — a new generation of great men. Read more...

    Tony Hawk Lands 900 At 48!

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    At 48 Years young, Tony Hawk lands a 900, the trick he first showed us at the 1999 X Games. "...but the many versions of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater, and the countless hours spent playing them, are forever engrained in my mind. Thrasher Magazine, building quarter pipes in the front yard and half pipes in the back. “Skate Or Die” was/is a popular term. It’s a timeless community that always seems to be growing stronger and stronger." Read more...

    Parkour Transforms Student's Health

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    Most schools in the United States seem to be more focussed on less movement, cutting funding for P.E. programs left and right. A recent story, and one of many other similar examples of how training parkour has helped other students, this school in Aberdeen, Scotland sees the proof in the pudding. More movement, learning life skills with practical applications, and less homework gives our youth the freedom they need to grow into the best version of themselves. Read more...

    How Parkour Became Family-Friendly

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    "Twenty minutes in to the two-hour class, I’m dripping with sweat. “This is going to be a long haul,” I think, faintly amused by the glee on Jessie’s face as Leon tells the adults to line up against the wall in a wall-sit squat position – popular at this time of year as people prepare for ski holidays – while the children walk over, or crawl under, their knees. Now the weight of a small child is added to the exercise." Read more...

    McGregor MMA Revolution In Movement Culture

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    "Rather than develop speed, strength, and above all endurance, Movement Culture seeks to a increase balance, coordination, and range of motion, freeing the body to move more effectively, and thus faster, and to greater effect." - Ido Portal - Read more...

    As Parkour Grows Up, Its Devotees Mature

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    “It gives you a whole new way of looking at things, and it gives you confidence,” said Lorentz, who lives in Alexandria and has been practicing the discipline for a little more than three years. “It’s just so beautiful when you do it correctly and you’re moving quickly through an alleyway and hop over some fences instead of finding the gate. It’s nice to do what your body is meant to do.” Read more...

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