Feeling slow & sticky? Here’s how to get fast & springy 🐇

🍑🔥 “Fire under your ass!” “Bare feet on hot ground!” “Be less sticky!” All are useful cues for a common athletic problem—sticking to the ground (or obstacle) for too long during key hand/foot touches when sprinting, jumping, vaulting, climbing, etc. Moving too slow & sticky is 1 good way to limit yourself from completing your … 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

Soft vs. Hard Landings

Depending on the context of a drop to bilateral landing, as well as your training goals/intentions, you may want to stay stiffer/taller when you land, in order to more quickly decelerate & change direction. This is known as a drop to hard landing (aka hard depth drop in plyometrics training). Alternatively, you may want to … Read more