Parkour for Beginners

Scale walls, leap over obstacles, and get fit and healthy for the real world
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  • Lectures 9
  • Length 39 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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Published 1/2013 English

Course Description

What do James Bond, Spider-man, and Altair from Assassin's Creed have in common?

One, they are all objectively awesome.

And two, they are experts in parkour.

If you want to drastically improve your health and fitness in a fun way without the ridiculous cost of gyms, parkour is the asnwer.

If you're not familiar with parkour, this should get you up to speed.

With BC-X Parkour from Udemy you will learn to:

  • Improve your health and fitness using only body weight exercises
  • Develop practical, real world strength
  • Defy gravity, run vertically, and scale 10 foot walls
  • Dive and roll to avoid injuries like a stuntman
  • Transform the world into your personal gym and
    playground

Plus you DON'T need ridiculous athleticism or innate talent. You don't need to be a health and fitness nut. In fact, BC-X Parkour Training is designed to challenge newbies and fitness gurus alike. Our flexible "progression model" of teaching allows you to scale the exercises and technique training to the edge of YOUR current abilities so you learn as fast as possible.

Classes are taught by 8-year parkour veteran and expert trainer Mike "Pyro" Araujo of NYPK and international Team Sanjuu. He has starred in music videos, performed for thousands, and trained parkour with hundreds of students. His classes are geared to give you the skills, knowledge, and training you need to practice parkour TODAY.

Video instruction lasts approximately 40 minutes. An outdoor training guide is provided as well to ensure optimal practicing once outside as well as maximum health and fitness benefits.

Though parkour takes a lifetime to master, this course is designed to get you outside and practicing parkour WITHIN THE HOUR. Without professional training, there is no faster, more comprehensive way to start parkour.

What are the requirements?

  • A willingness to get outside and practice!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • To drastically improve your health and fitness without ever setting foot in a gym
  • To become an urban ninja, equipped with the skills to perform jumps, rolls, cat hangs, wall ups, wall runs, speed vaults, kongs, and more

What is the target audience?

  • People of all health and fitness levels interested in learning parkour

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Intro to Parkour ans Safety
02:56
Introduction to parkour moves and a discussion of general parkour safety
Section 2: Parkour Training
09:41
The two most important basic skills, used in nearly every parkour move: landing and jumping.  You'll learn drill for appropriate landing that won't damage your joints as well as methods to jump higher, farther, and with proper technique to clear the largest obstacles.
04:26
The Roll: The quintessential parkour movement.  This will save your body a lot of damage and proper execution is a must to avoid injury while practicing parkour.
08:40
Cat Techniques and Wall Runs turn you into Spiderman.  They are what allow you to scale walls seemingly effortlessly.  
03:12
The most basic, no frills way to clear medium sized obstacles while maintaining great speed
03:48
A more impressive and technically complicated way to clear medium-sized obstacles
04:02
The ultimate power move.  The kong is an excellent vault for clearing long obstacles.  Combined with cat techniques, mastering the kong will turn you into a parkour force to be reckoned with
Section 3: Taking it Outside
01:40
Proper training, both technique and strength is essential to becoming great at parkour.  A review and body weight only strength training regimen is the last piece you need before going out side and becoming a true traceur
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Instructor Biography

I'm Charlie.

I made BC-X Parkour in 2010 when he started to learn parkour and found I had 2 options: expensive gyms or dubious YouTube videos. I wanted a safe way to learn from expert traceurs at my own pace. There was none - so with the help of Mike "Pyro" Araujo, I created BC-X Parkour. Since then we have had hundreds of parkour students begin parkour using our program.

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