I’m normally more of a racer, so when OMQ sent me down to the Chainstore Gym, right by the Thames in East London, for a parkour lesson, I wasn’t really sure what to expect.
This was no ordinary parkour lesson, either. Held by Parkour Generations, this was the first day of their Rendezvous weekend. And this first day was very exclusive – I was one of just 30 people invited to take park.
The weekend involved various training sessions held by the top parkour coaches from across Europe and America. It was hardcore stuff, and I was a complete novice. I’d never even considered parkour before, so I was relieved that we were split into three groups based on experience. But even among the beginners, I was the only person with zero parkour experience.
We had three different sessions during day one of the Rendezvous weekend. Here’s what I learnt. [Read more…] about 8 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PARKOUR