the activity or sport of moving rapidly through an area, typically in an urban environment, negotiating obstacles by running, jumping, and climbing
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, Parkour is a training discipline using movement that developed from military obstacle course training.
(Parkour was founded in France in 1980s. The original word for Parkour was Art du Deplacement.
and ), ( (Most comman injuries:
( Foot and Hand Bruises, Shin Hits, Knee Capitations, Knee Sprains, Ankle Sprains, Shoulder and Hip Bruise from the roll, Rips on the Hands (http://learnmoreparkour.com/parkour-injuries/)
)) and ), Terminologies
(Saut de Bras ‘Sau – d – bra’ Arm jump Jump of arm
Saut de Chat ‘Sau – d – sha’ Cat’s jump Jump of cat
Saut de Fond ‘Sau – d – fon’ Drop Deep jump or jump to the bottom
Saut de Précision ‘Sau – d – pre – si – zeeon’ Precision Precision jump
Saut de Détente ‘Sau – d – de – tant’ Running jump Streching jump
Roulade ‘Rou – lard’ Roll A French pastry, meaning to roll up
Laché ‘La – she’ release Loose or slack meaning to release. Also meaning cowardly
Tic-Tac – Tic – Tac –
Passe Muraille ‘Pas – mur – i’ Wall run Pass a wall
Planche ‘Plansh’ Muscle up Plank
Franchissement ‘Fran – shiss – man’ Under bar Slang derived from franchise, meaning frankness, exemption or excess, making it an adverb.
Passement ‘Pas – man’ Vault Slang derived from passe, meaning pass, making it an adverb.
Reverse – Reverse –
Demi-Tour ‘D – mi – tour’ Turn Vault About-turn, to do a U-turn.
), Includes running, climbing, swinging, vaulting, jumping, rolling and quadrupedal movement https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parkour
, Parkour Fails
), Practitioners of the discipline are often referred to as tracuers or traceuses
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