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

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

USA Parkour Cup 2019 brought to you by IPF -Read about the highlights

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On January 25th-27th, 2019 USA Parkour held its second annual USA Parkour Cup under the aegis of International Parkour Federation (IPF) in Tampa, Florida.  In the months leading up to the USA Parkour Cup, hundreds of athletes participated in eleven qualifying competitions across the United States.   The entire event was live streamed and hosted by WFPF athletes Nick Provost … 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