IPF- Global Parkour Congress, Details and News July 7, 2020

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IPF, the international governing body and sole competent authority for Parkour and Freerunning worldwide held its 2020 Global Congress via Zoom on Saturday June 6.  Representatives from more than 50 countries and five continents were in attendance. Since 2014, IPF has supported the growth of independent National Parkour Federations, as well as educational, peace and gender equity initiatives around the … Read More

IPF- (International Parkour Federation) Global Congress to be held May 30, 2020

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The IPF- International Parkour Federation Global Congress will be held May 30, 2020. Invitations have been sent out to all IPF member countries, observers, and guest speakers and attendees. Attendees from six continents and forty plus countries will be in attendance at this virtual meeting. Please check back for further updates and follow-up.

MEHDI (Arash) SALMAN POUR appointed as Deputy Secretary General of IPF- International Parkour Federation

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Mr. Mehdi Salman Pour, known as “Arash” Salmanpour, President of Asia Freerunning Parkour Union (AFPU), has recently been named the Deputy Secretary General of IPF- Internaional Parkour Federation. He will be working very closely with IPF Secretary General, David Thompson as well as with IPF President, Victor Bevine. Mr Salmanpour’s wealth of years of international experience, both as a professional … Read More

Raúl Solano and Beatriz Monge Ruiz from Federación de Parkour Costa Rica (est. 2019) named to IPF Committees

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Mr.Raúl SOLANO, President of Federación de Parkour Costa Rica (Founder/Director of Evolución Natural Parkour Costa Rica) and Miss Beatriz MONGE RUIZ, Secretary General of Federación de Parkour Costa Rica (Founder/Director of “Parkour Femenino C.R.”) have been named to the IPF Committees of Research and Education (Mr. Solano) and Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equity (Mr. Monge Ruiz). Mr. Raúl Solano, President … Read More

IPF Co-Founder David Thompson & ICTSG’s Shammi Rana – UNESCO, Rapporteur of Adhoc Advisory Committee of Traditional Sports & Games, Meet to Discuss Initiatives & Cooperation

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IPF Co-Founder/Secretary General David Thompson and ICTSG (International Council of Traditional Sports and Games) representative Shammi Rana ( Secretary General of International Council of Traditional Sports and Games -ICTSG- and Rapporteur of Adhoc Advisory Committee of Traditional Sports and Games, UNESCO ) met to discuss future initiatives and partnerships between the two organizations, including co-hosting ICTSG’s upcoming meeting in June … Read More

Libyan Parkour Players Union- LPPU- Board Members, and a Short History

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The Libyan Parkour Players Union (LPPU) was formed in June 2016 as an organization whose aim was to be concerned with the needs and the futures of all Parkour players in Libya. Due to the state of affairs, LPPU wanted to create an umbrella for Parkour athletes in both sport as well as other matters in life. According to LPPU, … Read More

Pakistan Parkour Federation Becomes an Official IPF- International Parkour Federation Member Organization

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MR. PERVAIZ IQBAL- PRESIDENT PPF- Pakistan Parkour Federation- Black belt 5th Dan Taekwondo. General Secretary Lahore district and division Taekwondo. Chief executive Unified Taekwondo Pakistan.  Representative world moon moo kwan Union SIFYAN INAYAT – VICE PRESIDENT PPF- Pakistan Parkour Federation Black belt 3rd Dan WTF Kukkiwon. Pakistan Taekwondo Federation official referee Former Pakistan Higher education commission Pakistan National Taekwondo champion … Read More

Zahid Shah, Kashmir (India), newest IPF- International Parkour Federation Board Member & IPF “Peace Through Parkour” Ambassador

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Zahid Yaqoob Shah-  Founder/President of Kashmir Parkour-  from Kashmir, INDIA Zahid Yaqoob Shah from Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India, Parkour athlete, founder and president of Kashmir Parkour, is the newest IPF board member and has been named an IPF “Peace Through Parkour Ambassador.” Mr. Shah will work in new national governing body development as well as with initiatives to promote … Read More

Mike Newman from Wales, United Kingdom, becomes IPF Board Member

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Mike Newman from Wales, United Kingdom- IPF Board Member Biography- Sports Management BA, postgraduate, associate, and Physical Literacy Coach. Lead Parkour/Freerunning instructor & Project Manager for My E-Motion. WFPF Master Trainer candidate; a qualification to train and certify other Parkour instructors in WFPF Level 1-3 certification. Dragon Multi Sport coach for Welsh local authorities in Swansea, Carmarthenshire & Pembrokeshire. Experience … Read More