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Check out what Elizabeth, Nancy and Jerry have to say about their Parkour ExperienceQ1. What is your advice to aspiring younger and older members who want to try parkour?Nancy: My advice is to "go for it!" No matter what your age, you get to know your...

We're happy to unveil our new "Level Up" wristband-based ranking system for Parkour training at Urban Evolution! In an effort to help insure that students understand and monitor their own progress better, we're debuting a four-level wristband system.You can learn more about it here, and...

Name: Rafael Raval Age: 38 Nickname: Raff Hometown: Originally Manila Philippines but I’ve lived in Arlington, VA most of my lifeWhat is your favorite activity at Urban Evolution ParkourWhen did you join the Urban Evolution? Hmm.. That’s a good question. I think May or June of 2012What would you like...

At UE we believe everyone has their 2 cents and we plan to collect as many 2 cents as possible to buy a pet ninja unicorn . Tell us what you think about all at UE (Alexandria or Manassas or Mars)  by taking this quick...

Name: Elizabeth Noguchi Age: Far side of 50, short of 60 Hometown: Alexandria, VAClasses take at Urban Evolution: I’ve taken the mandatory introduction classes to Parkour and Urban Fit. I have every intention of taking the intro to Parkour again. It would be useful to me. I’ve taken...

True Life: I Am A Ninja Warrior Night Champion[caption id="attachment_674" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Winner of NWNV-2011at UE[/caption]This month's athlete spotlight features Justin Frevert, the winner of the last Ninja Warrior night! He was the recipient of a pretty sweet ninja sword and bragging rights till the...

From Jessica's female domination ambitions, to Mike Koslap making Salmon ladder more like a killer shark and ofcourse our UE Instructors Sean and Johnny speak to the new ninjas. How can we forget Cristille's persistance despite all the hardships and Mike Bernardo's resolution to keep...

Register here!Once again, it's time for you to show what you can do. Come see Urban Evolution's sixth Ninja Warrior Night: the most exciting, challenging, and demanding obstacle competition in the DC Metro area, and the surest-fire way to prep for the real-deal American Ninja...

Some videos of Tim "Livewire" Shieff that are all time favorites of UE Parkour Instructors. Credit goes to UE Parkour Instructors Morgan Henry and Brad Wasserman for compiling this.Morgan: This first video titled “Storm Freerun - Volume 1” was the video that made Storm a household...

To Urban Evolution and Everyone Who Makes It Possible:On March 4th, I attended the grand opening of Urban Evolution’s second facility in Manassas, VA. As others have elsewhere lauded, this gym is an impressive tribute to alternative fitness. But what I think of when I...

 Back in June of 2011 I got the following email:"Hey Salil, I am a complete beginner to parkour I was inspired by this guy. I am 243 pounds 6 feet tall recently lost 12 pounds but have alot more to go about 17% body fat. I am 18 years...