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We all knew a muggle to be a normal human - no magic - in Harry Potter terms. Some have started using the term muggle to mean someone who doesn’t know how to do Parkour or isn’t good yet. It is often used in a derogatory way by people who don't practice inclusiveness....
You may remember as a kid jumping from rock-to-rock near a stream, climbing trees or swinging on the monkey bars in the local park. Or you may remember simply running and playing full tilt all day long until it was time for supper. In essence, this is Parkour. You...
As in any sport, muscle memory is a key component so that the desired movement becomes automatic and with little step-by-step thinking. This requires repetition. Consider any repeated motion, such as a simple forward roll from a squat position. Now do that 20 times....
If kids don’t take an occasional spill, then they are spending too much time playing video games. Taking an occasional tumble is part of an active lifestyle. Taking the tumble so one can “tumble another day” is part of Parkour training. The ideal Parkour facility has...
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