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Last Call for Entries for the Parkour Online Video Comp

The timeframe to enter the Movement Unleashed Online Video Comp 2016 is being extended by two weeks. New due date is Sun Oct 16th. Enter now to be in to win cash prizes, including $100 for first place, in New Zealand’s first ever parkour competition with prize money on the line! Judging will be conducted by a panel […]

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A Guide to Understanding Parkour

Parkour is amazing to watch and fun to do. It’s a high-energy activity, a great way to develop functional strength and fitness, and a rewarding discipline as you see yourself progress and overcome physical obstacles you never thought you could. But understanding it can be confusing. So we’ve pulled together content to create a guide to […]

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Parkour vs Freerunning? A guide to their definitions

If you’ve done any googling on parkour or are just getting into it, you’ve likely heard both the terms “parkour” and “freerunning” being thrown around – which can understandably lead to confusion over what people are talking about and what you should call it yourself. To make matters worse the media, much to the chagrin of some practitioners, […]

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News: The Next Level is Here

Movement Unleashed’s advanced parkour classes are starting. The next level in progression for our students is here. The advanced parkour classes start Saturday August 2nd at 5-6pm in Wellington, and will continue weekly every Saturday. Please note that these advanced classes are on an invite only basis, after completing the parkour block course – Movement Unleashed’s […]

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News: All New Zealand parkour events now listed

After the Parkour National Gathering took place in Dunedin recently, someone pointed out there was something missing from the New Zealand parkour and freerunning community… there was no easy way to find out what events were coming up for you to attend… So we decided to create a way! We’ve put together an up-to-date calendar of events from around […]

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3RUN explores New Zealand

Chase Armitage, a freerunning athlete from the professional movement group 3RUN, recently explored New Zealand and just released a stunning video: As the video shows us, in between shots of 3RUN’s new shoes and clothing which are of course available for sale, New Zealand apparently has a lot of nature and trees in it.

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Review: The Manic Room

The Manic Room is the first indoor facility in New Zealand catering to parkour and freerunning. We arrived late to find people jumping off everything in sight… Note: This review has been moved to The Obstacle Method blog.

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NatJam and Summer Jam 2013

The parkour national gathering is almost here. This time of the year is when two upcoming events are happening in the world of New Zealand parkour. Get there. NatJam 2013 New Zealand’s annual national gathering for Parkour/Freerunning practitioners. Auckland, 25-28 January Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/349542088465874/?ref=14   Summer Jam 2013 Wellington’s annual jam for parkour/freerunning and […]

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