Today saw the first stages of construction for the L.E.A.P. (London Experience for Art du Deplacement & Parkour) Park in Westminster Academy, London. The building process is firmly underway and as you can see from the little photo above, the first concrete walls have been placed and cemented in. It's rock solid and this is only a small segment of what the finished facility will be.
We are pleased to announce that this week we will be opening a new Youth Academy Class in conjunction with the City of Westminster, adding to the existing Youth Academy Class already in the north of the London borough.
This year's Rendezvous Weekend in August has in fact already booked up, but such was the demand that we opened up a few more spaces. Now those have been taken too, and we are only going to issue ten more places for the event - which go on sale today!
Tomorrow's Off the Wall Jam in London will be meeting at Mile End Tube Station, 12:45pm. We will be leaving the station at 1pm to head to the training spot for the day, which will be the fantastic Victoria Park - boulders, gaps, and fun aplenty.
Check out this weeks issue of Time Out (London) Magazine to see team members Dom and Andy jumping about in a nature reserve. Featured in 'The Great Outdoors!' cover article, the guys had a lot of fun having their photos taken to show what type of exciting things you can do in London while outside.
This week's ADAPT 1st4Sport Level 1 Coaching Qualification course hosted by NGB Parkour UK has just got underway in London, with Forrest delivering the course and Dan assessing on the final day. Following last week's fully booked ADAPT course in the USA, demand for the qualification is higher than ever and it's great to see so many practitioners serious about becoming a recognised coach.
Tomorrow a few of the team will be shooting in London with photographer Ben Knight, whose portrait work in particular is quite stunning. We'll be blitzing a central London location and we'll have the results of the shoot on the gallery soon for all to see.
Any photographers inteerested in working with the Parkour Generations team can contact us directly at email@example.com
Yesterday saw the start of our brand new North London Academy Class on Wednesday evenings at the amazing Lee Valley Athletics Centre in Edmonton, and it got off with a bang -the centre has graciously permitted our coaches to use anything at all within the grounds of the establishment, both indoors and out, and there is some fantastic training equipment there. It's the home of many of our national level athletes, and it's easy to see why.
As of next week, March 9th, we will be opening a new Academy Class in North London! The class will run on Wednesdays from 7-9pm at the prestigious Lee Valley Athletics Centre in Edmonton, North London.