IPF President Victor Bevine elected to Board of FISpT Heralding New Cooperation.

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As part of a general reorganziation, the Federation Internationale du Sport pour Tous (FISpT) has elected IPF President Victor Bevine to serve as a Board Member for the Olympic cycle ending in 2024. Under the leadership of President Franco Bruno Ascani and General Secretary Dr Igor Lanzoni, both confirmed at the 2021 General Assembly held on 15 May 2021, the … Read More

IPF Announces New Partnership for its “Peace Through Parkour” Initiative With “Yoga For Refugees” in Athens, Greece

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IPF is pleased to announce a new partnership as its IPF “Peace Through Parkour” initiative (Athens, Greece division) will also begin a new cooperation with the non-profit “Yoga and Sport for Refugees” as they will add Parkour to their roster. David Thompson, IPF Secretary General and Founder/Director of the #PeaceThroughParkour initiative in 2009, said this week, “We are thrilled to … Read More

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 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

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

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