When you fall, choose to land

Recently Scott, Javier, Kevin and a couple others were featured in a blog post, check out what Electronic Blogging Endeavors has to say about UMPK!

Or, read the article before the final edit in its parts: Electronic Blogging Endeavors’ Parkour Week Part’s I-IV.

In other news, T-shirts and sweatshirts have arrived!

UMass Parkour Tshirt
UMass Parkour Sweatshirt

Also, there’s a jam this weekend see details on facebook.

Finally, there is some tech news: our website now works on mobile phones and we have added facebook, twitter and calender options to our Campus Pulse Page.

I love summer


Check out the flickr album from The Daily Collegian

To make your day even better, our amazing college newspaper sent out a photographer to see what we do!

If you’re not training hard already, its definitely time to get on that… but don’t fret, scooter and trav are coming up with a muscle busting workout that will make you a movement machine.

In addition to some ass-kickin’ workouts we’ve got some multimedia for you to check out our newest video!

Here’s our video from the awesome Mother’s Day Jam:

Finally, check out Snap Goes the Magic Camera, a sweet photoblog about UMass athletes!


Ill photo blog with a look at some hot action!

October 2010

Hello parkour community. Recently a couple car loads of UMass students went out to Boston to see the second part (the first being in Tampa) of the first set of freerunning competitions in America. Training with professionals was great and there were a lot of awesome kids who came out to the city like us to train. Red Bull has put up some nice photos here: Art of Motion: Boston.

Red Bull AOM Boston

As for the rest of the semester, we will be practicing regularly (every weekday but friday) and jamming on saturdays as long as the weather isn’t too unforgiving. Check out facebook page for details on practices and other meetups.

Also, we are finally starting to get some mats, soon enough we’re going to need our own training gym (the “kong vault” anyone?) Currently we have two vault boxes, two precision trainers, and a couple of beat up mats. If anyone has any old gymnastics equipment or any other useful object that they no longer use… please get in contact with us, we’ll even pick it up!

Also, if you haven’t done these two things already… please do. 1) Sign a Health Waiver (applies to anyone who attends) and 2) if you want to be an official member (applies to UMass students only) you need to join up on Campus Pulse. Thanks.

Finally, we’ve got a few things happening this weekend. We’re starting to release a series of training videos on UMPK’s Youtube Account and we’re hosting a Saturday Jam at 2:00pm, meet up in front of the Fine Arts Center.

Thanks for reading, train hard and train safely! Now go practice some movement!

Photos: Best of Fall 2007

UMass Parkour has been leading the American college parkour community by example, we were officially certified by the University of Massachusetts as a Registered Student Organization in the spring of 2008. Here is a collection of photos of those who helped in making us the leader in the college communtiy that we have become!

Click on a thumbnail to see the full-sized version:

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