Falling is just a natural part of learning Parkour, and there is no way around it. It is inevitable that you will bail, and sometimes it will hurt. Those that can move past the fear and pain go further than those who can’t.
With that said, you should always try to bail in the safest way possible. There are several techniques you can use to protect yourself when you mess up. Learning these techniques will help prevent injury, as well as allow you to train longer because you will spend less time on the sidelines.
All the top traceurs use techniques to protect themselves when they bail. If you look at their histories, most of them have gone without a serious injury in their careers. You will need to be OK with bailing if you are going to get anywhere in this sport. The point of that advice is Read More