Starting your parkour journey?
Well, this is for you!
Here are the three most common parkour mistakes to avoid in order to stay safe.
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Too Hard, Too Fast
Overestimating your parkour abilities can lead to accidents and injury.
Training should be done progressively as a beginner. Start by practicing and mastering the basics before moving on to more challenging techniques.
Being good at one thing takes time and effort. Be gentle with yourself, and you’ll be better in no time.
Another common mistake is training without conditioning.
If you start doing flips and tricks at the beginning of your training, you risk the possibility of straining and hurting yourself. It is far better (and safer) to condition your body before attempting new movements.
For example, before trying a kong vault, practice ground kongs to increase strength and mobility.
Same as when performing pull-ups. If you’re not used to it, condition your body by starting with easy hangs and progressing to little pull-ups until you can do full pull-ups.
It is a good idea to check all the surfaces you will be training on.
Wet or moldy surfaces may be slippery, and you should also check for anything sharp or whatever else has the potential to injure you.
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Many injuries can be easily avoided by training safely and progressively. Remember to condition yourself and begin with the basics. If you stick with it, you’ll eventually get better and be able to perform difficult techniques.
To learn how to progressively train in the fundamentals of parkour, check out ‘Essential Parkour Training’.
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