Diversifying Parkour – Become a Parkour Coach#Parkour

Diversifying Parkour – Become a Parkour Coach

  • Tue Jun 23 2020
  • David Banks
  • 3 min read

Ukemi are offering support for up to five members of the BAME and LGBTQIA+ community on a program that will take them from novice to Parkour coaching level.

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Parkour Outreach Podcast#Advice

Parkour Outreach Podcast

  • Tue Jun 02 2020
  • David Banks
  • 1 min read

Ukemi co-founder David Banks sat down with Parkour Outreach director Nina Ballantyne to talk #railmarathon , art, parkour and how many climb-ups it would take to reach the stratosphere.

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Movers Mindset Podcast#Design

Movers Mindset Podcast

  • Tue Jun 02 2020
  • David Banks
  • 1 min read

Ukemi co-founder David Banks sits down with Craig Constantine from Movers Mindset to talk Parkour, art, performance and the space between.

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Movement Challenges#Challenge

Movement Challenges

  • Tue Mar 24 2020
  • David Banks
  • 9 min read

Co-founder David Banks has pulled together his movement challenge series to give you a break from the monotony and the opportunity to move. Make sure to give it a go and tag #dbmovementchallenge / #ukemiproject on Instagram so we can see!

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Limen – Part 2: The Future of Parkour Practice#Parkour

Limen – Part 2: The Future of Parkour Practice

  • Mon Feb 24 2020
  • David Banks
  • 10 min read

In part one of our blog series Limen – Filling the Void Between Parkour and Everything Else we spoke about how to use the idea of the limen to look at the Parkour industry. How to innovate from within it and highlighting places where it’s happening/already being done.

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Movement Card – Right to the City#Design

Movement Card – Right to the City

  • Tue Jan 14 2020
  • David Banks
  • 3 min read

The Movement Card aims to educate and inform all who have interactions with people moving in the public domain. Whether that’s you, your friends, the security guard, or even a police officer – with a Movement Card, you have an instant educational resource at your fingertips.

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Limen – Part 1: Filling the Void#Thought Piece

Limen – Part 1: Filling the Void

  • Sun May 05 2019
  • David Banks
  • 9 min read

Limen is the threshold between which two, or more, different things can co-exist. However, if you place yourself on one side of a limen (or threshold) a stimulus is perceivable, on the other side, it is not.

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Ukemi Card Game – From Concept to Creation#Cards

Ukemi Card Game – From Concept to Creation

  • Tue Mar 26 2019
  • David Banks
  • 6 min read

It’s February 2018 and Sam McFarlane has just finished teaching his 5th class of the week. As a practitioner, performer and coach with experience spanning over 10 years Sam has felt the highs and lows of being in the game.

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Ukemi card game Rules#Parkour

Ukemi card game Rules

  • Fri Dec 14 2018
  • David Banks
  • 3 min read

Like parkour, this game can be played any way you want. In fact, we encourage you to experiment and discover new play styles. To get you started however we have provided you with some guidelines and a default method of play – you can find these below.

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Rottenrow Gardens – Greatest Park Never Built#Parks

Rottenrow Gardens – Greatest Park Never Built

  • Mon Nov 19 2018
  • David Banks
  • 3 min read

Ukemi held a vote with the Glasgow parkour community to decide what the best spot in the city is. The winner of this vote was Rottenrow Gardens – Rottenrow is an iconic training spot for the Glasgow parkour community.

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Parkour Christmas Gifts#Gift Ideas

Parkour Christmas Gifts

  • Wed Nov 07 2018
  • David Banks
  • 5 min read

We’ve put together a wish list for a merry traceur Christmas. Listing our favorite parkour products and gifts with a few extra bells and whistles to boot. The list is in no particular order and represents our favorite finds with a price range from free to a few hundred euros.

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