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TUNC LEECH UYSALER

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Parkour

Self-chosen challenges

urbanative package

Parkour is the art of efficient locomotion. Body and mind are used to overcome obstacles and face self-chosen challenges. The focus is not on spectacular achievements but on individual process. The workshop facilitates to experience Parkour on the own body.

The workshop starts with simple exercises to gain coenaesthesia and body control. We will engage in questions such as: how do I run? How do I jump? How do I land? How do I coordinate movement sequences?
Precision jumps (land precisely from A to B), jumps integrating the arms (how to jump towards a wall and how to develop the right grip), cat jumps and techniques for the surpassing of walls will be introduced. Through this training, which should be practised regularly and repeatedly, the body gains control to the extent of full physical and mental freedom in movement.

Parkour is based on repetition of simple exercises. None of the participants will leave as a master of Parkour, but as long as one repeats the exercises one will gain strength and will improve.
There is no „goal“ as such. No precognition is required; Parkour is the art of locomotion. Each one of us is doing it one way or the other. Most people choose the way of the social principles and use predetermined routes. Through this training you will gain a different view on what is possible.

"My motivation behind Parkour is definitely the joy of free movement through the city and my whole environment. To bring body and mind under control in a balanced way is a privilege in our nowadays society. As long as TV, Internet and the entertainment industry exist, people will still need more time to understand how important we are."

ARTISTBIO: Tunc Leech Uysaler

Born in Turkey/Ankara, based in Austria/Vienna - Tunc Uysaler aka Leech has brought his skilled mindset to a new audience of artistic beings. Former Austrian Beatbox Champion of 2005 and 2006, won endless awards and contests, even including the Austrian Band Contest 2006. All of this has not really been a big issue for this man.

He played with bands such as The Bloodhound Gang, Kosheen, Prodigy, Flying Pickets, The Magnets, Asian Dub Foundation, Camo & Krooked a. o.

At the same time Parkour & Freerunning came into his life. With a strong background of Capoeira and Martial Arts he developed his own unique style to move - no matter where, when and how.
Travelling the world just for the sake of gaining more and more experience and to develop new techniques and styles to overcome different types of obstacles and challenges in his life, he was one of the first ones to start Parkour in his country (Austria) and is now being recognised as a pioneer of the European community as well.

Another passion of his is the art of filming and capturing images in every type and format. Having learned all of this by himself, shows us, that conscious dedication can change one's life - even in young ages.
If you want to follow him – Gimme10 Studios – is his private video blog, showcasing videos from his travels, friends and events.
 
 

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Date: 21.05.2019, 11:02 | Link: https://www.impulstanz.com/en/workshops/2019/id3995/