Parkour: Can The Principles Be Applied Elsewhere?

need to read

The Amazing World of Psychiatry: A Psychiatry Blog

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.

Index: There are indices for the TAWOP site here and hereTwitter: You can follow ‘The Amazing World of Psychiatry’ Twitter by clicking on this link. Podcast: You can listen to this post on Odiogo by clicking on this link (there may be a small delay between publishing of the blog article and the availability of the podcast). It is available for a limited period. TAWOP Channel: You can follow the TAWOP…

View original post 89 more words