Presentation on theme: "Le Parkour! Video Video. La Définition physical discipline originating in France described as "acrobatics meets assault courses” based on general principles."— Presentation transcript:
La Définition physical discipline originating in France described as "acrobatics meets assault courses” based on general principles of survival to get from Point A to Point B as fast as possible
Les Buts core idea is simply to make yourself more practically agile and more able to overcome physical obstacles the goal, therefore, is to get past, over, under, or through various obstacles without wasting any time B A
L’Histoire started in a suburb of Paris called Évry Évry- mishmash of stairs, decks, catwalks and roofs at different heights inventor's father/teacher was born in French Vietnam 90 year old discipline which evolved into acrobatic movements was introduced by the French military in the 1920’s Refinement of human movement rather than a new skill stuntmen and martial arts film actors have been doing similar things for years, a good recent example being Jackie Chan. Jackie Chan
Les Traceurs Parkour practitioners: called by gender- specific nouns a male Parkour runner is a traceur a female is a traceuse referring to multiple traceurs
Les Règles not a competitive sport emphasizes efficiency, self-discipline, and oneness with the surroundings different from "free-running" which is based on display stunts and acrobatics that can be done in one location, just for the heck of it
David Belle David Belle on Parkour David Belle, the founder of PARKOUR. Click the links above to learn more about him!
Les Médias Nissan Nike Click the links to see commercials featuring David Belle and Parkour!
Prince of Persia and Parkour Jake Gyllenhall on Parkour Jennifer Lawrence's Hunger Games Parkour Workout Jennifer Lawrence's Hunger Games Parkour Workout Click the links to find out more about how Parkour is used in Hollywood!