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Freerunning

 
Senior Boys and Girls
 
Mondays Age 12-14yrs
Thursdays Age 15yrs plus
Time: 7pm -  8.30pm
Cost: £7 per session

and 

Junior Boys & Girls 

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evenings
Time: 5.00pm to 6.30pm - Monday & Thursday.  5.30pm to 7pm Wednesdays
Fridays - 6.30-8.00pm 
Age: 8-11yrs.  
Cost: £27 per month

 

All sessions are 90minutes long and cost £7 per session. 

 

 Definition of Freerunning

All sessions are 90 minutes 

Freerunning (FR) developed from parkour and includes combinations of gymnastics or acrobatics moves. According to its creator, Sébastien Foucan, "Freerunning is the art of expressing yourself in your environment and without limitations: freerunning is a art of movement and action it is not a sport". Freerunning developed for military obstacle training courses.

Both parkour and freerunning contain the ideas of overcoming obstacles and self-expression; in freerunning ("follow your way"), the greater emphasis is on self-expression. It can be difficult to separate parkour and freerunning; parkour represents a movement ideal that few participants stick to absolutely.

Definition of Parkour

Parkour (PK) is a holistic training discipline using movement that developed out of military obstacle course training.

Practitioners aim to move quickly and efficiently through their environment using only their bodies and their surroundings to propel themselves, negotiating obstacles in between. They try to maintain as much momentum as possible without being unsafe. Parkour can include running, climbing, swinging, vaulting, spinning, jumping, rolling, quadrupedal movement and more, if they are the most suitable movements for the situation.

Parkour is non-competitive. It may be performed on an obstacle course, but is usually practised in a creative (and sometimes playful) reinterpretation or subversion of urban spaces. Parkour involves 'seeing' one's environment in a new way, and imagining the potentialities for movement around it.

Developed by Raymond Belle, David Belle, Sébastien Foucan and other members of the original Yamakasi group in the late 1980, parkour became popular in the late 1990s and 2000s through films, documentaries and advertisements featuring these practitioners and others.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Last Modified: 8 Dec 2017
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