and Cyril Raffaelli in Austria!
Interviewed in Berlin
- The World is a Playground
The following information is from an interview with David Belle's
brother Jean François Belle.
But it is also to know to suffer and to know if you made badly (not too much badly) but is also to become hardened... the warlike spirit and determined that one must learn... David
it lost some time because it was the only one... nowadays he
allowed many to follow much more fast and to prevent all its former errors and all being a constant search and trainings to be able itself to say that I know my body and that I develop an above average physical condition.
for example, he's
34 years old and he's
stronger now then when he
was 20, but that's because (Parkour) it's his
life and he
lives it every day, because it is an art of living but is also physic... it's difficult for that who doesn't know and that doesn't understand the effort and the physical suffering... because if Parkour
is pretty, it is because it is dominated, and that is the result of very effort and suffering...
They want that David's Parkour
becomes (non-revealed brand Parkour)... they had said that don't want freerun from the UFF, they know that are we and that we know better than no nobody to speech (about our Parkour), to form, and pure and simply to show what we created.
is free for he
who practices it... is for you, later, if to want to make of this your mark, it is only necessary to be good at it, and not to hide behind the movement that you transformed.
In April of this year David
had the opportunity to teach Parkour
to firefighters in
has publicly spoken about the applicability of Parkour
to dangerous professions before so it's great to see him able to enact his
And this couldn't be a better fit for Parkour
Being strong, being sure of oneself, being able to manage stress, and overcoming obstacles and continuing to advance are not only qualities necessary to be good at Parkour
, these are also some of the required characteristics of any good firefighter.
Check out the exclusive video at the David Belle's official blog, and to hear more about David's vision to teach Parkour to those in dangerous professions check out David Belle at the New Yorker Festival.
Posted under David Belle
, Jean François Belle
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exposing the true philosophy behind his
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