By Jan Witfeld; Ilona E Gerling; Alexander Pach; Heather Ross
Introduces the game of parkour, or freerunning, which mixes the center parts of operating, leaping, hiking, and different actual hobbies with the target of relocating the physique over and round hindrances in an city atmosphere with no stopping.
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This also makes complete sense because most speed strength movement techniques in PK and FR would exhaust the necessary energy reserves at maximal intensity after short loading durations, which can lead to reduced coordination ability and concentration, thereby increasing the risk of accidents or injuries. In PK and FR, there are no preset course lengths and there is no aim to compete with others to be the fastest. Endurance ability therefore plays a subordinate role in PK and FR. 2010 11:18 Uhr Seite 55 TRAINING IN PARKOUR AND FREERUNNING Runs with movement combinations from 7 seconds to 2 minutes could be classified as speed endurance or short anaerobic endurance.
Continuous soles have proven to be the best choice especially for precision jumps. We don’t advise you to buy the most expensive shoes as they quickly wear out. Specially designed PK and FR shoes are usually more stable than running shoes and have better grip. In our experience, these special shoes are not necessary though to have fun practicing PK and FR. 2010 11:18 Uhr Seite 37 SAFET Y AND RESPONSIBILIT Y IN PARKOUR & FREERUNNING © Ilona E. Gerling Many traceurs and freerunners set off in the open air with a backpack containing a drink, cell phone, towel or a change of clothing and ideally a first aid kit.
First attempts with partner support – Gap Jump If PK or FR are attempted alone, without experience or previous training, one should be clear that these two disciplines are very dangerous and risky and can be injurious to one’s health. In addition, public or private property can be damaged by inappropriate use. However, more critical is that accidents can lead to irreversible damage through injuries and, in extreme cases of naïve, unprepared and conceited behavior, can have fatal consequences. Based on the ideas formulated by Dan Edwardes, Susanne Pape-Kramer, the guidelines of Parkour by David Belle and the philosophy of Sébastien Foucan for Freerunning, the authors of this book have compiled a few important guidelines for proper behavior.