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Parkour / Freerunning / Art du Deplacement is the non-competitive physical discipline of training to move freely over and through any terrain using only the abilities of the body, principally through running, jumping, climbing and quadrupedal movement.

An Overview of Parkour

It is a sport that encourages self-improvement on all levels, revealing one's physical and mental limits while simultaneously offering ways to overcome them. It is a method of training one's body and mind in order to be as completely functional, effective and liberated as possible in any environment.

Benefits

  • Parkour is physically demanding so builds strength and improves fitness.
  • Using obstacles to aid your movements, it helps with balance, spatial awareness and coordination.
  • Parkour will help you develop self-reliance and confidence.

Costs

Parkour can be endured in any terrain, making this sport uncostly to partake in.

Involvement

Parkour can be enjoyed by anyone at any age. If you love the rush of adrenaline and get a thrill from pushing yourself to your limits then parkour is perfect for you.

Facts

  • Parkour or Freerunning, was founded in France in the 1980s by a group of nine young men.
  • he term 'Freerunning' was the creation of Guillaume Pelletier, a representative of a group of French practitioners involved in the production of a Channel 4 documentary, Jump London, in 2003. This term was used in order to communicate this amazing new sport to an English-speaking audience.

Find Parkour Activities Near You

Use the search below to find local activities near you.

National Governing Bodies

Parkour UK

Contact Email
info@parkour.org
Wyre Parkour Adults/14+ Session Kidderminster Wednesdays 7-8pm

Wyre Parkour Adults/14+ Session Kidderminster Wednesdays 7-8pm

Structured, coached parkour session for all abilities
Adults / 14+
7-8pm Wednesdays @ King Charles I School. Kidderminster, DY10 1XA

Wyre Parkour Beginners Session Bewdley Age 5-10 Tuesdays 6-7pm

Wyre Parkour Beginners Session Bewdley Age 5-10 Tuesdays 6-7pm

Structured, coached parkour session for beginners ages 5-10
6-7pm

Tuesdays @ The Bewdley School, Stourport Road, Bewdley, DY12 1BL

Wyre Parkour Session Bewdley  Age 10-14 Tuesdays 7-8pm

Wyre Parkour Session Bewdley Age 10-14 Tuesdays 7-8pm

Structured, coached parkour session for Ages 10-14
7-8pm
Tuesdays @ The Bewdley School, Stourport Road, Bewdley, DY12 1BL

Wyre Parkour Session Worcester Age 10-14 Mondays 7-8pm

Wyre Parkour Session Worcester Age 10-14 Mondays 7-8pm

A structured, coached session for all abilities
Age 10-14
Mondays 7-8pm @ Gym 1, St John's Campus, Henwick Grove, Worcester WR2 6AJ

Wyre Parkour Age 5-10 Worcester Parkour Session

Wyre Parkour Age 5-10 Worcester Parkour Session

A structured, coached session for younger movers Age 5-10
Mondays 6-7pm @ Worcester University
Gym 1, St John's Campus,
Henwick Grove
Worcester
Worcestershire
WR2 6AJ

Wyre Parkour Intermediates Worcester Thursdays 6-7pm

Wyre Parkour Intermediates Worcester Thursdays 6-7pm

Structured, coached sessions for intermediate level participants.
This session is by invitation only.

Ages 10-14
Thursdays 6-7pm @ Gym 1 Worcester Uni, Henwick Grove, Worcester, WR2 6AJ

Wyre Parkour Adults/14+ Worcester Thursdays 7-8pm

Wyre Parkour Adults/14+ Worcester Thursdays 7-8pm

Structured, coached sessions for Adults / 14+

Thursdays 7-8pm @ Gym 1 Worcester Uni, Henwick Grove, Worcester, WR2 6AJ

Parkour Coach

Parkour Coaches (part time) wanted to join growing Wyre Parkour team in Worcestershire.