If you run around outside, then scale the walls, roll on the ground, hang on the railings and leap from one pedestal to another; then it says something. In the old days, specifically around 2019, everyone who sees you might think you are not right in the head or you are simply overcome with fleeting glee. But in our contemporary times, doing those things earn you positive applause from the youth-oriented population walking around outdoors after witnessing you pulling off some cool stunts. A society or institution is nourishing that practice and it’s the newest sport officially called Parkour.
Parkour is the art of displacement, that is to say, moving from one place to another and overcoming the obstacles along the path. Think about the Prince of Persia video game franchise and you will get the picture. but unlike the unrealistic video game, Parkour is aimed at developing realistic physiological methods of traversing from one impeded area to another.
The foundations of Parkour was originated by a French World War I veteran named Georges Hebert. During his visit to Africa, he was impressed by the physical skills demonstrated by the tribe he met. The main reason for his admiration was bordered on the fact that these tribes, who are believed to be inferior according to civilization standards, have no formal education about these gymnastics. The fact that these indigenous people only rely upon their instincts and adaptability to the environment was truly the brainchild of Hebert’s physical education …Read More