The Patasala Montessori school in Nungambakkam has a strength of 28 kids, aged 6 to 12. My knowledge of the Montessori system is very flaky and is all from hearsay. There are many instances during parkour classes that parents like Uma Naren have pointed out that what we teach has a lot of similarities to Montessori education. But it remained a mystery to me.
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CPK core team member Prabu Mani writes about his experience of performing at Goethe Institut
This is a report on the event by Vishwa Dayakaran.
Tamil Nadu Parkour Association’s Parkour Workshop at BITS – Pilani Goa
Members of Tamil Nadu Parkour Association (TNPK) were invited by the organisers of WAVES, a cultural festival by BITS, to conduct a 2-day Parkour workshop and demonstration at their beautiful Goa Campus.
A team of three Traceurs from Chennai Parkour - Vignesh, Vishal & Vishwa - are being featured in a travel / adventure show on Thanthi TV (Formerly NDTV-Hindu). The show is airing today (20 January, 2013) at 14:30 hrs, and you can watch it on most DTH boxes, or on Thanthi TV's website (Click the link above).
Do let us know what you think of it in the comments below.
Chennai Parkour is excited to announce indoor Parkour classes. For the first time in Chennai, you can now train in a safe and controlled environment.
Classes are conducted from 6.30pm to 8pm on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at Jammi's Mind Space, Jammi's Building, Royapettah High Road, Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004
Please call Vishwa at 99626-96859 for further details.
The Chennai Parkour Performance team was at the 2012 Wipro Chennai Marathon today, to an enthusiastic crowd of marathoners.
Chennai Parkour is initiating a new series of events called Tuff n' Up.
Chennai Parkour and The Tamil Nadu Parkour Association are now announcing our third 3-month batch of Parkour classes. Like last time, we're coupling our registrations with an Open-Jam which will be conducted by our instructors and others. Everyone is welcome to join us at the Jam, but only the first 25 will be accepted into each of our classes (25 morning + 25 evening).
Here are the details:
Space available: 25 Students each in our Morning and Evening batches.
Classes Start: July 9th, 2012
Vishwa, Vignesh and Baskar feature in this new video of our team-members. They go around Chennai city doing handstands in the most unlikely places. Watch them do handstands in parks, historical monuments, at bus, stops, train stations and scenic locations. You'll see them do handstands on skateboards, railings, tracks, hopping down stairs, climbing down rocks and more... Want something more? OK... They also do these handstands around the clock, with one location for every hour of the day...
Time to watch the video now...
Tamil film director Mysskin's latest enterprise is a superhero film unlike any that Tamil Cinema has seen till date. The film, titled Mugamoodi is about a normal person who turns crime-fighter. In the film, as his superhero character is in development he chases two thieves. Director Mysskin and his team were enthusiastic about showing his audience a good chase sequence, and wanted to use some Parkour movement elements, this is where Chennai Parkour's performance and choreography team came in.
Chennai Parkour Team at IIT Saarang 2012
We’ve got great news! Chennai Parkour conducted a Parkour Workshop at IIT-M’s cultural fest – Saarang. The workshop was conducted on two days to share Parkour with a larger audience.
ChennaiParkour is today announcing the first batch of Parkour Classes in Chennai, EVER! They are to be held from November 20th, for a period of three months. See this link for further details as to fees and more.
Finally, we have a video, featuring Vishwa Dayakaran, Vignesh Raghavan, Vishal Kumar, Venkat Alavandar and others.. Hope you like it. Watch it in HD and let us know what you think.