The Parkour community migrated from the suburbs of Paris in the 90s to the forums of the internet before settling permanently on social media apps like YouTube, Facebook and Instagram. And over those periods of decades different layers of culture have formed like igneous rocks building an ever expanding and diverse Parkour community. But as … Continue reading What’s The Difference Between Parkour Culture and Community?
You did it! You successfully opened a gym or created a clothing brand or did whatever one does to create value in the parkour community these days. Hopefully you're crushing it on Instagram in those DMs and maximizing your Facebook Ads but sooner or later you're gonna have to get people excited in person about … Continue reading Which Kind Of Parkour Event Should You Run?
It doesn't matter if you're opening the next Tempest Freerunning Academy or building a budget basement Russian gym - if you have dope challenges and word gets out then the athletes are gonna come to conquer them. At some point in your business an athlete is going to ask if they can train at your … Continue reading Should You Charge Traveling Athletes To Train At Your Gym?
It's 2019 and our sport grows more and more exciting every day. More grassroots competitions are taking place and parkour teams still travel all over the world making content and adding to the media history of our discipline. As we saw in our Google Trends analysis, more muggles are searching for parkour gyms and lessons … Continue reading How To Get A Job In Parkour
It's that time of year again. Everyone will be posting their 2018 compilation videos and setting their new year's resolutions for training and how they want to improve. But how often do you hold yourself accountable to the challenges you've set each year? If you want to take your training to the next level it's … Continue reading All I Want For Christmas Is To Be A Better Athlete