Investigation – with James Adams
Craig and James Adams discuss their shared interests in programming and systems building. James explains that he enjoys using programming as a tool to improve productivity and analyze data. He describes his work with Parkour.clinic, where he uses programming to help improve the training methods and techniques used by Parkour practitioners. He also discusses his interest in research and data analysis, and mentions some research papers he has written on topics related to Parkour.
How James Adams Uses Technology to Improve Movement Training
James Adams is a movement enthusiast and programmer with a passion for data analysis and productivity. As the creator of Parkour.clinic , he uses his programming skills to improve the training methods and techniques used by Parkour practitioners.
“I used to be one of those people that would find all the apps and tools and random things that you could put on your computer to help you save three seconds off all your tasks,” James said. “Once I finally managed to teach myself how to code, I was like ‘oh, I should have just done this years ago’ because it does all of that, plus all these other things for you.”
In addition to his work on Parkour.clinic, James also enjoys researching and writing about various topics. He has published papers on subjects including Parkour and data analysis. “I like seeing how relationships come out,” James said. “Maybe not systems, but definitely data is something that I really enjoy, and that comes out through the coding and programming as well as [my] research […].”
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