NZ Parkour Blog

Parkour Injury Research

NZ Parkour Injury Research Injuries occur in all physical pursuits, especially those that are more dynamic, like parkour. However, the public often assume that parkour is very dangerous. The NZ Parkour teams personal experiences are not completely injury free, but we’ve not sustained the quantity or intensity of injuries that people presume we’ve had. We wanted […]

Review: Orange Mud Hydraquiver

Expanding on our shoe reviews we’re looking at some specialty items that may or may not be suitable for use in Parkour. In this review we put an Orange Mud Hydraquiver to the test to see if it is adaptable to our style of training. It was designed for trail and endurance runners as an alternative […]

NZ Parkour Let’s Play

We’re starting a new video series on our YouTube channel called Let’s Play. There are so many different ways to train parkour, and every time we train with a different group of people or train in a new city our eyes are opened afresh to new ways (or old ways we’ve forgotten) of training our bodies and […]

New Website!

We have a brand-spanking new website! And not only that, but we’ve also got: New services… New ways of getting involved… New events calendar… New team members… New apparel store… And more! Have a good look through the new site and get yourselves familiar with all the new features. We want to give a massive […]

New NZ Parkour Youtube

Yes, that’s right! We now have a new YouTube channel. The old one just wasn’t doing it for us, so we’ve gone and given it a makeover and a new name. We’ve re-uploaded some of our classic vids and put up a few new ones too. We have a bunch of new playlists and content […]

Review: Lems Primal 2

In this review we take a look at the Primal 2 from Lems Shoes (Live Easy & Minimal). Lems Shoes say: “If lightweight (6.9oz), flexible, breathable, foot-shaped, and flat are all characteristics that you look for in footwear, then look no further than this shoe.” We would have to agree with that statement completely, but seeing […]

Taumarunui Youth Expo

On Saturday we were in Taumarunui for their local Youth Expo. We contributed to the event alongside the local council, St. Johns, a dance workshop and a sword fighting workshop. Free food, music, fun and games along with the other workshops and topping it off with a movie on the big screen = a good […]

TapHaus Fundraiser

On Monday May 26th, The Tap Haus in Wellington hosted a fundraising quiz night for us. Almost $500 was raised towards running our initiatives! A big thank you to The Tap Haus for having us there and sharing and promoting what we do in Wellington and around the country. The event is over, but you’re still able to […]

NatGat 2014 Dunedin: Great Success!

The first national gathering in Dunedin and the 6th annual NatGat in New Zealand was held over ANZAC weekend and if Borat was there he would have said “great success!”. There were practitioners from all over New Zealand, from Auckland to Invercargill. There were even practitioners from Australia and Germany joining up with the locals […]