Yale University Survey for Parkour athletes- #IPF

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IPF has been asked to help supervise and invite Parkour athletes to take part in a YALE University Survey. This survey addresses athletes’ understanding of their own rights, because recognition of rights, and rights violations, is a central part of safeguarding of human beings, in general, and athlete safety in sport. The lab’s survey was recently translated into four additional … Read More

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

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

Dato Manjit Singh Gill becomes Chairman of Parkour Division of Malaysian Extreme Sports Association (MESA), IPF member organization

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International Parkour Federation (IPF) is pleased to announce Mr. Dato Manjit Singh Gill has been appointed as Secretary General of IPF’s continental body for Asia, the Asian Freerunning Parkour Union (AFPU) under the leadership of Arash Salmanpour, President of AFPU and Vice President of the Asian Extreme Sports Federation (AXF).   Mr. Dato Manjit Singh Gill will also be running the … Read More

Tan Sri Darshan Singh Gill (President of Malaysian Extreme Sports Federation) joins IPF as Vice President

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International Parkour Federation (IPF) is proud to announce Tan Sri Darshan Singh Gill as IPF’s newest board Vice President.   The esteemed Darshan Singh is the president of Malaysian Extreme Sports Association (MESA) and Vice President of the Asian Extreme Sports Federation (AXF).   MESA’s stated mission is dedication towards growth, progression, unity, and expansion of Extreme Sport in Malaysia.  We are … Read More

IPF INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS, Mardin, Turkey 2018 – International Parkour Federation

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One of the highlights of 2018 was the first IPF- International Parkour Federation- international congress organized by IPTC (International Professional Training Certifications) and AFPU (Asia Freerunning Parkour Union) held at the Erdoba Elegance Hotel in Mardin, Turkey on May 14, 2018. Fifteen countries and numerous international and national organizations and governing bodies were represented at the IPF congress. Athletes present … Read More

IPF- International Parkour Federation Sponsors WFPF Parkour Instructor Certification in Bangkok, Thailand

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IPF, the International Parkour Federation, is proud to have sponsored WFPF’s Level 1-2 Parkour Instructor Certification in Bangkok, Thailand in July of 2017.  To date, approximately 800 Parkour teachers have attended and become certified at WFPF certifications,  and IPF is proud to have sponsored this one in cooperation with  AFPU (Asia Freerunning Parkour Union) and IPTC (International Professional Training Certification). … Read More

IPF visits the UK- International Parkour Federation’s (IPF’s) Collaborative Initiatives in the U.K.

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IPF representatives meet with Ryan Doyle/Airborn Academy in Liverpool and with PKUK -Parkour United Kingdom in London. Following their meeting in Lausanne with Sport Accord/GAIFS and IOC representatives, IPF’s David Thompson and Victor Bevine returned to Liverpool with WFPF Founding Athlete Ryan Doyle to discuss with the Airborn Academy partners the potential of taking their ten-year association to the next … Read More