Kinematic Analyses of Parkour Landings From as High as 2.7 Meters

PREFACE: In 2016, we partnered with the Division of Kinesiology and Health at the University of Wyoming to deconstruct various parkour landing techniques. The study was just published by the Journal of Human Kinetics—and with free/open access for all! In this study, landing forces and techniques by 20 parkour coaches and athletes from various Apex School of … Read more

Six Foot Drills for Ankle Mobility, Strength, & Stability

When I first read The Foot Drills by Russ Ebbets, DC, I was impressed by the elegance of the ideas. I was excited to try a new strategy for making better feet and ankles. Foot drills can be done anywhere, any time making them a highly accessible and potent form of bulletproofing your feet and … Read more

Speed Parkour Competition Stats | Pilot Study

Disclaimer: I’m just a data nerd who’s curious to learn more about parkour speed training. There’s a lot I don’t know but I find this measurable movement style to be one of the most innovative, unexplored areas in all of athletics. No other jump/land/sprint type sport has gone as far as parkour has in adapting … Read more

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