Gym Visit: Origins Parkour and Athletic Facility

I’m winding down from a 5-hour drive after a quick overnight trip to Vancouver, BC, and I wanted to share some thoughts about the amazing parkour gym I visited. Most of you have probably heard of it by now, but for those of you who haven’t, Vancouver is home to the Origins Parkour and Athletic Facility. Situated on …


APEX Movement Parkour Coach Certification

It’s official: I’m now a certified parkour coach through APEX Movement! I attended the certification back in March (2013) at their NorCal gym, in Concord, CA and received my credential a few months later. The process entailed 3 days of classroom instruction, as well as hands-on coaching training, and was then followed-up by a video …


What I learned at my first parkour competition

So far 2013 has been quite the year for parkour events. In early February Origins Parkour and Athletic Facility held the first North American Parkour Championships in Vancouver, and in the middle of the month Tempest Academy held the Pro Takeover down in LA. I didn’t get a chance to attend or even watch either of …

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