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What We Do

Classes, movement research, professional development, events, merchandise, school units, construction and design projects – we do it all. Click a tile to explore.

Training Events Workshops Parkour in Schools
The Workshop The Lab Coaching Department Shop


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Who we arestory

Formed in 2011, we are the national governing body for parkour in New Zealand. We are a registered charity (CC49781) and lead the NZ parkour community in the healthy development of our discipline and sharing its life changing traits with the rest of the nation. We are governed by a board of noteworthy individuals from around the country, voted in by the members of NZ Parkour.

We provide services to the practicing, public and private sectors to further the following aims:

  1. Promote positive self-development, health and education through parkour in New Zealand.
  2. Provide opportunities and support for parkour instructors, practitioners and the public to further the above aims.


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Resources

DocumentsPublicationsResearchLinksDownloads
Vision and Values

Vision and Values

Constitution (Our Rules)

Constitution (Our Rules)

Safety Policy

Safety Policy

Strategic Plan 2014-2020

Strategic Plan 2014-2020

Fundraising Prospectus

Fundraising Prospectus

Self Development through Parkour

Self Development through Parkour

Key Elements and Recommendations for the Integration of Parkour in Landscape and Design

Key Elements and Recommendations for the Integration of Parkour in Landscape and Design

Ground Reaction Forces and Loading Rates Associated with Parkour and Traditional Drop-Landing Techniques

Ground Reaction Forces and Loading Rates Associated with Parkour and Traditional Drop-Landing Techniques

Ground Reaction Forces and Loading Rates Associated with Parkour Drop-Landing Techniques from Varying Heights

Ground Reaction Forces and Loading Rates Associated with Parkour Drop-Landing Techniques from Varying Heights

Motivation in Parkour: A Self-Determination Theory Approach

Motivation in Parkour: A Self-Determination Theory Approach

NZ Parkour - Facebook

NZ Parkour – Facebook

NZ Parkour - Twitter

NZ Parkour – Twitter

NZ Parkour - YouTube

NZ Parkour – YouTube

NZ Parkour - Instagram

NZ Parkour – Instagram

NZ Parkour - Tsu

NZ Parkour – Tsu

Australian Parkour Association

Australian Parkour Association

Movement Unleashed

Movement Unleashed

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Desktop Wallpaper – NZ Parkour “Pipe”

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Desktop Wallpaper – NZ Parkour “Castle”

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Desktop Wallpaper – NZ Parkour “Steel”

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Desktop Wallpaper – NZ Parkour “Jump”

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Desktop Wallpaper – NZ Parkour “Fly”

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What is Parkour?

Parkour is a non-competitive discipline and philosophy where practitioners adapt their movement to overcome physical obstacles in their environment.

The Philosophies

The Movement

Watch the video to see some of the movements and environments used in parkour training.

Learn More

For more information about the history and intricacies of parkour, read on.

On the surface, parkour is the most fun we’ve ever had. Dig deeper, and parkour training teaches us how to move and think efficiently, effectively and creatively in any environment. It builds discipline, resilience and the capacity to overcome the challenges we face in everyday life, helping us to master our movement and our lives. By challenging ourselves to overcome obstacles we grow and develop in many ways – read Self Development through Parkour and see how parkour can change your life.

Obstacles are found everywhere, and in overcoming them we nourish ourselves.David Belle
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