Sheffield Parkour and Freerunning
About Sheffield Parkour
We’re a Sheffield-based Parkour collective with a global reach in movement culture and physical training.
Since our establishment in 2005, our commitment extends beyond the boundaries of traditional Parkour.
We’re a diverse community that believes in fostering connections, sharing experiences, and promoting individual growth through movement.
Our practice goes beyond the physical discipline, embracing a philosophy that values community, useful strength, and personal development.
- What is Parkour?Parkour and freerunning have become increasingly popular in recent years, particularly in urban areas like Sheffield, UK. These disciplines, while often confused with one another, have distinct histories and philosophies. Parkour, also known as “the art of displacement,” was developed in the 1980s by David Belle. Belle was influenced by his father Raymond Belle, a … Read more
- Join the Discord.We now have a Community Discord – useful for meeting other local peeps and arranging training sessions. We’ll also be pooling the Discord for website feedback, as well as sharing events and such. Be sure to check it out. 😀
- New website. Who dis?We’re working on some new things here. Check back soon for more updates.
- (no title)Come grab our merch via our new dedicated Redbubble store. Brand new designs are ready to go on a variety of items including clothes, clocks, stickers and notebooks! bit.ly/spkfstore
What is Parkour?
Parkour is a method of physical training that develops one’s ability to overcome obstacles (both physical and mental). It involves movement that will help if one is in a reach or escape emergency situation.Underpinning this is a philosophy of altruism and useful strength, longevity, self-improvement and self-understanding.