072. Brandee Laird: Creating experiences, usefulness, and poetry

072. Brandee Laird: Creating experiences, usefulness, and poetry

 
 
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Brandee Laird discusses many things, including the recent Art of Retreat, being an introvert, and card manipulation. She shares her coaching philosophy, influences, and creating experiences, and reflects on the role of usefulness in her practice. Brandee explains how she handles dark moods, strives to expand her skill sets, and even recites some of her own poetry.

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071. US Parkour Association (part 2 of 4): National governing bodies, Board of Directors, and getting involved

071. US Parkour Association (part 2 of 4): National governing bodies, Board of Directors, and getting involved

 
 
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In this second episode, each of the board members explain what a national governing body is, what it does, why it’s important, and their specific vision for how USPK will work. They discuss USPK’s Board of Directors, who currently sits on it, and how it will function as the organization grows. They also delve into who USPK is meant to serve, who should join the organization, and how to do that.

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070. Craig Constantine: Discovery, reflection, and efficacy

070. Craig Constantine: Discovery, reflection, and efficacy

 
 
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Craig discusses the benefit of describing your practice, and why three words is an effective way to do it. He shares Movers Mindset’s three words for the whole project, and unpacks each of them. Craig explains how Movers Mindset’s three words are connected, and what they mean to the project. 

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069. Colin MacDonald: Parkour design, dream builds, and inspiration

069. Colin MacDonald: Parkour design, dream builds, and inspiration

 
 
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Colin MacDonald discusses his experience designing parkour parks, and what he’s learned from the process. He shares thoughts on his creative process and inspirations before explaining more about Landscape Architecture and the program he is in. Colin unpacks some of his personal design and build dreams, along with the realities that affect them, and explores the connection between sculpture and parkour design.

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068. Craig Constantine: Beyond podcasting, community, and why

068. Craig Constantine: Beyond podcasting, community, and why

 
 
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Craig goes beyond podcasting to unpack another piece of the Movers Mindset project; the Community. He discusses the elements that a community requires in order to be successful, and why we don’t always succeed when creating community online. Craig explains the Movers Mindset community’s purpose, and what you’ll find inside the community.

For more information about the Movers Mindset community, go to moversmindset.com/community

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067. US Parkour Association (part 1 of 4): Board members, introductions, and passion

067. US Parkour Association (part 1 of 4): Board members, introductions, and passion

 
 
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The first in a four part series about the United States Parkour Association, the national governing body for parkour in America, this episode introduces each of the five members of the transition board. Each member discusses their background and why they are involved and passionate about USPK.

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066. Rafe Kelley: Hero’s journey, practice, and self transformation

066. Rafe Kelley: Hero’s journey, practice, and self transformation

 
 
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Rafe Kelley dives deep into his thoughts about the hero’s journey and it’s relevance to parkour. He shares his own journey and research into parkour and movement, finding meaning in practicing, and why he trains in nature. Rafe discusses parkour’s power as a transformative practice, the spirit behind it, and what makes it unique. 

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065. Rebecca Brightly: Parenting, gender, and representation

065. Rebecca Brightly: Parenting, gender, and representation

 
 
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Rebecca Brightly discusses the changing dynamics of going from Lindy Hop to motherhood and unpacks her parenting philosophy. She explains why she tolerates parkour and how the gender dynamics contrast with her experience in dance. Rebecca gives her thoughts on gender representation and why she wants women to see how capable they are. 

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064. Naomi Honey and Melissa Way: Women’s experience, societal impact, and unsolicited advice

064. Naomi Honey and Melissa Way: Women’s experience, societal impact, and unsolicited advice

 
 
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Naomi Honey and Melissa Way discuss the importance of women’s experience in parkour, what that means, and how society impacts it. They delve into the unicorn syndrome, the polarization of genders, and how community leaders can help get more women involved. Naomi and Melissa tackle why women’s only events are important, how to create a welcoming environment, and their experiences with unsolicited advice. 

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063. Dan Edwardes: Motivation, efficacy, and storytelling

063. Dan Edwardes: Motivation, efficacy, and storytelling

 
 
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Dan Edwardes explains the value of playing games, and unpacks what motivates him. He discusses the struggle of choosing where to spend your time and energy, and the difficulty of distractions. Dan shares his insights on parkour’s relationship to self efficacy, and the power and importance of storytelling. 

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062. Chris and Shirley Darlington-Rowat: Serendipity, family, and relationships

062. Chris and Shirley Darlington-Rowat: Serendipity, family, and relationships

 
 
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Chris Rowat and Shirley Darlington-Rowat discuss serendipity, coaching, and Chris’s work with the fire brigade. They share their thoughts on raising kids, setting aside time for family, and training and moving together. Shirley and Chris share their current struggles, some stories about their past, and how parkour has affected their relationship. 

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061. Dan Timms: Injury, strength, and Parkour UK

061. Dan Timms: Injury, strength, and Parkour UK

 
 
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Dan Timms describes his journey with injury and recovery, and how it helped to shape his thoughts about sustainability. He discusses training methods, the forces involved in parkour, and his approach to coaching. Dan unpacks Parkour UK, what it is, what it does, and his involvement with it, before sharing his insight on designing parkour parks. 

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