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The Learning From a Workshop

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.

Parkour Workshop at BITS Pilani, Goa, Waves Fest. 2013

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.

Chennai Parkour on Thanthi TV

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. 

Indoor Parkour Classes in Chennai

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.

Open Jam & Class Registration 2012

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:

Class Details:

Space available: 25 Students each in our Morning and Evening batches.

Classes Start: July 9th, 2012

New Video: Thiruppam - The Flip-Side

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...

Chennai Parkour Perform Chase Scene for the Film Mugamoodi

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. 

Aarambam 2011

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.

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