Ankle dorsiflexion test

https://youtu.be/YMpV_INp5r8 ft. Taylor Carpenter🎥 Ryan Ford This ankle dorsiflexion test is a simple, telling way to see if tightness in your Achilles tendon and/or calf muscles holds you back in training. If you want springier jumps/sprints, or softer/safer landings, quality ankle DF is a top priority (both passive & active ROM). A lack of ankle DF … Read more

Sprint training for speed parkour

Sprinting is 1 of the most undertrained basics in parkour. Big tricks & obstacles often distract from the fundamental sprinting movements that connect & enable big jumps, vaults, wall runs, & other power challenges. Whether you want to build raw speed or parkour skills, sprint training is a simple & effective way to level up. … Read more

Parkour, guns, bombs, cops, & jail time

(Photo by JC Gellidon)  I haven’t told this story because frankly it’s a bit embarrassing how naive and oblivious I was that night a few years back. Recently I was reminded of it, and it stuck out to me as a story that needed to be told, an important contrast needing to be expressed.   … Read more

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