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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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NZ Parkour Video Competition Open Now

Movement Unleashed is proud to start New Zealand’s first online parkour video competition. Practitioners have until 1st October 2016 to create their entries, and be in to win cash prizes. The instructions are simple. Create a parkour/freerunning video, incorporating the following 3 elements: A movement: a headstand A prop: a banana A concept: “Yamakasi – strong body, […]

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Review: Feiyue Shoes for Parkour

Feiyue shoes are a shoe preferred by many in the parkour scene. They’re light-weight, slim, and best of all they look good in many situations not just as a training shoe. Slipping on a pair and running up some walls makes you feel like a kung-fu master able to kickass and leap roof tops – […]

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Parkour inspired obstacle race announced – The Urban Warrior Run

We are very excited to announce an innovate new obstacle course race from Movement Unleashed Ltd. Coming in 2016 – run, jump, crawl, climb, and battle your way through the Urban Warrior Challenge! What is Obstacle Course Racing? Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) is a physical activity and emerging sport in which participants run through a course of […]

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Interview: Spencer Barley – Parkour Coach

This post originally appeared on The Obstacle Method – Max’s blog about obstacle course racing, parkour/free running, ancestral fitness, and more. After interviewing Rowan, earlier this month, about parkour and coaching, I thought I would catch up with one of the talented coaches Rowan oversees – Spencer Barley. I first met Spencer at jams years ago. […]

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Interview: Rowan Worthy, Parkour Instructor

This post originally appeared on The Obstacle Method – Max’s blog about obstacle course racing, parkour/free running, ancestral fitness, and more. With 5 years experience coaching parkour for NZ Parkour and Movement Unleashed to hundreds of people, including youth, adults, private groups and personal training – it’s safe to say Rowan is one of the leading […]

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How to Injury Proof Your Parkour Practice

In late 2013 NZ Parkour conducted a survey asking parkour practitioners about their injuries from their practice. 150 practitioners from New Zealand responded. The results have been compiled into the infographic below. As parkour coaches here at Movement Unleashed, we’ve picked some key takeaways from the infographic which can help you avoid injury in your parkour practice: […]

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Develop your Obstacle Immunity

How parkour can help you succeed in life The original version of this article was first published in NZ Parkour’s newsletter: The Jump. Parkour, as a physical activity, has much more to teach people than just physical skills. One of these benefits is the concept of “obstacle immunity”. Let me explain here what obstacle immunity is […]

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News: October intake for Parkour Block Course

The next intake for the 10-week Parkour Block Course is open – starting on Saturday October 3rd. This block course is 10 classes over 10 weeks – starting on a Saturday and recurring each Saturday for 10 weeks. The 10-week lesson plan will cover the fundamental techniques, training methods, and philosophy of parkour that you […]

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News: Obstacle Workshop Series – 6th September

Some exciting news. Three workshops in one day based on overcoming obstacles: Obstacle Racing Workshop Parkour Workshop Ancestral Fitness Workshop Sunday 6th September 2015 we’re holding three workshops themed around training with obstacles. This is an opportunity to understand what can be done outside of the confines of gym equipment, and a way to recapture […]

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News: July Parkour Block Course Open

The next intake for our parkour block course is open. The first session starts on July 4th. Start your parkour journey! This block course is 10 classes over 10 weeks – starting on a Saturday and recurring each Saturday for 10 weeks. The 10-week lesson plan will cover the fundamental techniques, training methods, and philosophy of parkour […]

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6 Ways to Raise Funds Locally Using Parkour

Use your parkour practice to help others – whether you want to raise funds for your charity or community group, or raise funds to cover costs of attending the next big parkour gathering, check out this advice over at the Obstacle Method blog on 6 ways to raise funds locally using parkour. Read the source […]

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