Parkour – Sports art of free streets

The image of young people jumping over cars, through gentle fence walls on crowded streets of big cities, is no longer a new image. These seemingly gentle and simple movements, they are honored as an art and art of Parkour.

Parkour (another name in Free running) is almost like a sport, almost like a dance but it is not classified in the same group with this type, it is a bit of martial arts but it does not have “Related” to martial arts. Before 2002, the Parkour was only known to a small part of young Parisians, until the BBC released a documentary film titled Rush Hour detailing the sport, it was introduced. quickly and quickly became popular worldwide.

Parkour (another name in Free running) is almost like a sport, almost like a dance but it is not classified in the same group with this type, it is a bit of martial arts but it does not have “Related” to martial arts. Before 2002, the Parkour was only known to a small part of young Parisians, until the BBC released a documentary film titled Rush Hour detailing the sport, it was introduced. quickly and quickly became popular worldwide.

Parkour is like break dance, hip hop, parkour is considered an art in the modern world of young people. The main feature of parkour is that the implementer must move maturely through jumps, acrobatics … on different uneven terrain. This move must be done very quickly.

Parkour is considered to be an art of searching for new ways to overcome gaps in big cities such as jumping, climbing, swinging in very gentle and soft movements, like jumps rather than one. sport. According to followers of this street art, Parkour is more than just a pastime, it is a philosophical or otherwise a way of life.

The most important factor of Parkour is the harmony between the body and the obstacle. It requires a high level of sophistication, flexibility and concentration to achieve perfection in every movement.

David Belle, who invented this art since he was a teenager in the outskirts of Lisse in Paris was honored as a saint by young people. He described the houses close to each other in town as his own playground and the Parkour jumps gave him a sense of freedom and freedom from the surrounding cramped environment.