080. Nikkie Zanevsky: Coaching, inclusivity, and empathy

080. Nikkie Zanevsky: Coaching, inclusivity, and empathy

 
 
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When she first learned about parkour back in ’06, Nikkie Zanevsky never dreamed it would lead to her quitting her day job and starting her own movement company. Nikkie sits down to reflect on her approach to coaching, structuring classes, and creating an experience for her students. She shares her own methods of learning and growing, and how it impacts her coaching. Nikkie shares her insights on success, inclusivity and gender in parkour, and the importance of starting before you’re ready. 

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079. Bryan Riggins: Awareness, process, and books

079. Bryan Riggins: Awareness, process, and books

 
 
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Bryan Riggins discusses his motivation, goals, and process of training descents, and his experiences and relationship with fear. He shares how it relates to his love of coaching children, and the challenges he personally works on. Bryan unpacks his reasons for training parkour before delving into the many books that have influenced him and what is on his reading list.

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078. Tuline Kinaci: Tantra, authenticity, and eye contact

078. Tuline Kinaci: Tantra, authenticity, and eye contact

 
 
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Tuline Kinaci openly discusses her experiences with tantra, explaining what it is, what it means to her, and how it relates to her goals with Lovecraft Collective. She shares her thoughts on the power of eye contact, radical honesty, and interpersonal communication. Tuline delves into her love of climbing, her relationship with movement, sexuality, and how the two are connected.

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077. Craig Constantine: End of season 3, 2019 recap, and looking ahead

077. Craig Constantine: End of season 3, 2019 recap, and looking ahead

 
 
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Craig reflects on 2019, thanking the team, and the people who have helped along the way. He recaps what Movers Mindset accomplished in 2019; the podcast being just one area of focus. He shares some plans and hints for what’s coming for 2020 and in season 4.

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076. US Parkour Association (part 4 of 4): Competition, certifications, and a request

076. US Parkour Association (part 4 of 4): Competition, certifications, and a request

 
 
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In the final episode about the US Parkour Association, the board discusses USPK’s stance and role within competition. They share their ideas around coaching certifications, whether the board will create one, and what it will mean for existing certifications. The board address the Federation of International Gymnastics, and share what each of us can do to help parkour. 

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075. Craig Constantine: The value of trade

075. Craig Constantine: The value of trade

 
 
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Craig discusses thinking of interactions as trades of value, whether or not money is used in the process. He explains how we trade directly and indirectly with others daily, and the effects of bringing third parties into trades. Craig talks about ways to trade directly with Movers Mindset; online, offline or by supporting the project financially.

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074. Tyson Cecka: Obstacles, artistry, and depression

074. Tyson Cecka: Obstacles, artistry, and depression

 
 
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Tyson Cecka unpacks his design process, how he began to build parkour obstacles, and where he finds inspiration. He discusses his current plans and goals, and explains why he doesn’t consider himself a great artist or creator. Tyson shares his experiences with depression, how it’s affected his life, and how he’s working through it.

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073. US Parkour Association (part 3 of 4): Funding model, membership voices, and next steps

073. US Parkour Association (part 3 of 4): Funding model, membership voices, and next steps

 
 
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In this third episode in the series, the Board shares USPK’s funding model and where the money is coming from. They explain Committees and Special Interest Groups, the difference between the two, and their role in the organization. The board also discusses the importance of USPK, even for people who don’t feel parkour needs governing, and how to get involved and have your voice heard.

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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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