Rochhausen: Teaching Parkour Sports in School Gymnastics - A Practical Handbook of Parkour & Freerunning Instruction for Indoor Gymnastics Classes with Children and Teenagers

Teaching Parkour Sports in School Gymnastics Handbook of Parkour & Freerunning Instruction for Indoor Gymnastics

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Contents

1. Introduction
1. Origins of parkour
2. The names of the moves
3. Parkour is varied
4. A successful trend
5. Parkour sports as a school sport activity

2. Basic Moves
1. Notes on basic moves
2. Descriptions of moves and variations

3. Discussion
1. Philosophy
2. The term 'parkour sports'
3. The transfer problem
4. The case for parkour sports

4. Teaching Methodology
1. Teaching time
2. Location
3. Safety
4. Exercises
5. Differentiation
6. Promoting independence
7. Parkour exercises in large groups
8. Example of organising equipment

5. Sequence of Activities in a Typical Sample Lesson
1. Warm up
2. Main training
3. Concluding game
4. Agility training and relaxation

6. Illustrations and Symbols
1. List of gymnastics apparatus
2. Symbols and abbreviations

7. Sample Lessons
1. Balancing and Precision Jumps
2. Simple Jumps
3. Reverse Vaults
4. Dash Vault and Underbar
5. Spiral Underbar
6. The Roll
7. Wall Run
8. Cat Leap and Wall Up
9. Combining Movements
10. Wall Spin
11. Wall Flip
12. Wall Up and Turn Vault
13. Climbing, Muscling Up and Jumping
14. Wall Spin Backwards and Obstacle Roll
15. Timed Parkour Exercises
16. Parkour Sports and Performance
17. Theory unit: Parkour and Freerunning

8. Parkour Games

9. Relaxation exercises
1. Torso - front
2. Torso - back
3. Torso - hips and buttocks
4. Torso - side
5. Legs
6. Arms
7. Shoulders and neck

10. Bibliography and References
1. Internet addresses
2. Films
3. Bibliography

11. Index

A Practical Handbook of Parkour & Freerunning Instruction for Indoor Gymnastics Classes with Children and Teenagers

2011 S. Rochhausen