Host Brandon Douglass helps connect influential parkour athletes, coaches, and other figures with the incredibly diverse and global community of parkour practitioners.
The ParkourEDU Podcast Ep. 17 — Eugene Minogue
[0:00] - Intro
[1:41] - Eugene Minogue joins via skype and shares his journey to becoming CEO at Parour UK
[15:08] - On the UK’s official recognition of Parkour as sport
[26:05] - On sport, competition, and the differences between both
[31:32] - On FIG and other gymnastics organizations interests in parkour
[40:48] - Comparisons between other sports and what Parkour UK has accomplished
[52:10] - On Olympic parkour
[58:52] - On Parkour Earth
[1:06:31] - On PE’s future
[1:12:40] - On we/you can do as a member of your local, regional, national, and global parkour communities.
[1:21:02] - Fan Questions
[1:21:13] - What sort of benefits does a NSO (National Sports Organization) have that a private organization could not achieve?
[1:27:40] - On STORROR’s RCA (Roof Culture Asia) film
The ParkourEDU Podcast Ep. 16 — Alyssa Serpa
[0:00] - Intro with Brandon
[1:00] - Alyssa and Brandon from Origins Parkour
[1:48] - On NAPC 4 and preparing for NAPC 5
[16:04] - On pulling out of the comp
[22:00] - Benefits/comparisons of competing and training
[25:46] - On the struggles of having fewer peers
[31:13] - On being a pioneer within the community
[37:35] - On visions for women in the parkour community
[48:02] - Final thoughts
Follow Alyssa on IG: @alyssa.serpa
The ParkourEDU Podcast, Ep. 15 — Eric Moor & Joseph Henderson
[0:00] - Intro with Brandon
[1:00] - Eric Moor & Joseph Henderson appear in studio
[2:10] - On being kicked out of training spots
[7:15] - On their own generations within parkour
[10:26] - On future generations and athlete health young & old
[18:46] - On struggles making a career in parkour
[23:50] - On their how they got to where they are / where they are going?
[28:14] - On what it means to ‘send it’
[34:50] - On getting mental gains in training
[37:30] - On competing in NAPC 2017 and other parkour competitions
[44:32] - On what’s next for Storm Freerun and their own personal channels
[54:40] - Podcast wraps up (sloppily) plus instagram handles
@eric.moor | @joseph.hendo | @stormfreerun
[58:29] - Outro with Brandon
The ParkourEDU Podcast, Ep. 14 — Dominic Di Tommaso
[0:00] - Dom joins via Skype
[0:20] - On Dom’s nasty bail and experiences at the competition held at Heaven’s Gate on Tianmen mountain.
[15:53] - On Dom’s athletic background
[21:24] - On upbringing in Australia
[26:35] - On the progression of parkour training regimens
[31:26] - On recent FIG controversy
[37:14] - On Team Farang
[42:34] - On competition
[55:42] - What’s your favorite training spot?
[57:02] - What’s your favorite beside front flip?
[1:03:04] - How to stay in touch with Dom | Podcast wraps up
The ParkourEDU Podcast, Ep. 13 — Toby Segar
* [0:00] - Podcast intro
* [1:00] - On RCA filmmaking
* [6:44] - On public perceptions of training at heights
* [10:08] - On the processes of training at height
* [17:40] - On issues with the commercialization of parkour
* [25:47] - On STORROR success and team dynamics
* [32:05] - On growing up STORROR
* [37:20] - On the editing process
* [43:45] - Fan questions:
[45:10] - What about the parkour community bothers?
[47:00] - How does STORROR make money?
[51:40] - How does Toby get so much power doing cat passes (kongs)?
[55:40] - What are Toby’s nicknames?
* [58:40] - Podcast wraps up
The ParkourEDU Podcast, Ep. 12 — Rafe Kelley
[0:00] - Podcast intro
[1:00] - Rafe’s background in parkour
[3:53] - Rafe’s movement pyramid and parkour
[8:38] - Ancestral / Anthropological perspectives on modern lifestyles
[19:20] - On Rafe’s program Evolve Move Play
[23:00] - On stimulation vs nourishment
[37:35] - On rough housing, rough and tumble play, and sparring
[53:06] - Fan Questions
[53:10] - How does Rafe deal with parents who disagree with his risk-taking philosophies? [With bonus guest Beth Kelley]
[58:02] - What is the most natural way to wake up?
[59:31] - On the importance of being barefoot in nature
[1:06:02] - Who or what inspires Rafe to push himself?
[1:09:30] - Podcast Wraps up
[1:12:48] - Podcast Outro