Zachary Cohn gives a fascinating talk on Parkour. Parkour is also known as freerunning. I hadn’t heard of it before I came across this talk. Essentially Parkour involves breaking down complex actions into small repeatable parts. Once all of the parts are learnt, the practitioner is able to complete an action which at first seemed unattainable. There is a philosophy behind Parkour which is equally interesting. Cohn explains how Parkour has applications outside of the sport itself.
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