How to Prevent Hand Gashes

Parkour is a sport that uses every part of the body, but especially the hands. You use your hands to grab objects, support your body, and break your falls. If you are like most people, it isn't going to take long for you to develop calluses.
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Take Charge Of Your Nagging Parkour Injuries

There are three fundamental abilities you need to be great at Parkour. The first is technique. We have covered technique in our Ultimate Parkour Guide, and our Blocking, Delaying Rotation, and Tucking Tight tutorials.

The second ability is strength.  We recently covered strength in our Parkour Strength guide.  The last ability to round out this trio is mobility. We introduced mobility in our Ankles Guide, but today we will go in depth.
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PARKOUR BAILS: DO YOU KNOW HOW?

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

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The Two Reasons You Will Roll An Ankle This Year


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