049. Ryan Ford: Coaching methods, talent hotbeds, and cryptocurrency

049. Ryan Ford: Coaching methods, talent hotbeds, and cryptocurrency

 
 
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Ryan Ford shares his thoughts on his Parkour EDU program, various coaching methods, and his experience of building a community. He discusses the idea of a talent hotbed, how and why it occurs, and how to apply those ideas, before delving into the world of crypto-currency. Ryan explains what crypto currency is, why he’s so interested in it, its potential for growth, and the similarities he sees between crypto and parkour. 

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048. Amos Rendao: Journaling, nutrition, and self talk

048. Amos Rendao: Journaling, nutrition, and self talk

 
 
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Amos Rendao reflects on what music means to him, flowing vs planning, and the benefits and importance of journalling. The conversation turns to the idea of success and what that means, before moving to Aikido, and information activism. Amos shares his insights on diet and nutrition, his journey with injuries and recovery, and how he manages self talk.

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047. Lynn Jung: Training, recovery, and goals

047. Lynn Jung: Training, recovery, and goals

 
 
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Lynn Jung discusses Brighton, what it means to her, and how moving there affected her life. She unpacks how she approaches training, her movement background, and her journey of injury and recovery over the past few years. Lynn shares how she came to freerunning, her current projects, and her involvement with Storm Freerun and xDubai.

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046. Jean Lam: Corrective exercise, programming, and rehab

046. Jean Lam: Corrective exercise, programming, and rehab

 
 
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Jean Lam reflects on how she became interested in fitness and eventually joined the industry, her love of movement, and what sports and activities she is involved in now. Jean discusses corrective exercise, and shares her insights on programming, motivation, and scope of practice. She goes into injury and rehab, before explaining how she keeps up with coaching best practices.

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045. Frank Mejia: World Chase Tag, coaching, and competition

045. Frank Mejia: World Chase Tag, coaching, and competition

 
 
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Frank Mejia discusses PK Move and Urban Evolution, and the path to how and why he became a coach. He reflects on his experience with World Chase Tag, explaining the game and its intricacies. Frank shares his thoughts on travel and the role it’s played in his journey, before wrapping up with his thoughts on competition. 

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044. Rosy Noguchi: Coaching, gender, and travel

044. Rosy Noguchi: Coaching, gender, and travel

 
 
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Rosy Noguchi discusses her involvement in PK Move, coaching, and why she is passionate about what they are doing. She shares her thoughts on the DC Women’s community, and why it’s been successfully running for 6+ years. Rosy reflects on the benefits of traveling for parkour, and closes out with her experiences with gender and intergenerational training in parkour.

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043. Craig Constantine: Philosophy, value, and mastery

043. Craig Constantine: Philosophy, value, and mastery

 
 
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Craig unpacks the philosophical motivations behind the podcast, discussing movement as an intellectual path, going beyond the physical. He delves into the importance of learning from experts, pushing human potential, and pursuing mastery. Craig explains his goal of fostering discussion and sharing ideas, and invites listeners to join in that goal. 

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042. Victor Crittenden: Community, viewpoints, and statistics

042. Victor Crittenden: Community, viewpoints, and statistics

 
 
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Victor Crittenden delves into the DC Metro Parkour community, explaining what it is, who is involved, and why it is unique. He discusses the various definitions, ethos, and approaches to parkour, and how each shows an important piece of the parkour puzzle. Vic shares his thoughts around the governance of parkour, and finishes with the importance of collecting and analyzing data and statistics about parkour to help promote its future and growth. 

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041. Weena Pauly-Tarr: Therapy, motherhood, and impulse

041. Weena Pauly-Tarr: Therapy, motherhood, and impulse

 
 
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Weena Pauly-Tarr shares her history of dance, her brief encounter with parkour, and how those experiences have led to where she is now. She unpacks her work with somatic therapy, and the profound changes motherhood has brought to her life and practice. Weena reflects on her current interests in embodiment and impulse, and discusses her search for what is next.

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040. Michael ‘Frosti Fresh’ Zernow: Competition, collaboration, and passion

040. Michael ‘Frosti Fresh’ Zernow: Competition, collaboration, and passion

 
 
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Michael ‘Frosti Fresh’ Zernow discusses his career, passion for community building, and his experiences with the Red Bull Art of Motion competition. He shares his views on competition in general, his unique perspective on how parkour has grown, and the potential it has as it continues to grow. Frosti explains his involvement in the United States Parkour association, his love of collaboration, and how he’s found and followed his passions throughout his journey.

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039. Teresa Vazquez-Dodero: Motherhood, stereotypes, and risk

039. Teresa Vazquez-Dodero: Motherhood, stereotypes, and risk

 
 
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Teresa Vazquez-Dodero describes the changes and sacrifices of motherhood, both in body and mind. She explains her initial experiences with parkour, how the community drew her in, and her views on defying stereotypes in parkour. Teresa discusses her unique perspective of risk, her studies in multiculturalism, and finishes by sharing the benefits of parkour for all ages. 

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038. Marcus Lincoln: Texas Winter Jam, challenge, and travel

038. Marcus Lincoln: Texas Winter Jam, challenge, and travel

 
 
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Marcus Lincoln shares his experiences both as a participant and an organizer of the Texas Winter Jam, and the importance the event holds for the national and local communities. He explains his ideas on challenge mindset, and his approach to both training and coaching. Marcus discusses his plans for traveling, the impact travel has had on him, and the adventure of learning new languages.

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