General Terminology

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‘ou’ as in foot
‘a’ as in far
‘au’ as in sore
‘e’ as in get
‘ond’ as in long
‘mu’ as in moon
‘i’ as in sick
‘an’ as in want
‘ar’ as in lard
‘eu’as in sir
Example: Parkour, pronounced ‘Par – kour’

TERM PHONETIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION LITERAL FRENCH TRANSLATION
Parkour ‘Par – kour’ Parkour Derived from the French word parcour, meaning journey, route or course
Traceur ‘Tra – seur’ One who practices Parkour Slang derived from the French word tracé, meaning to trace. Implying a person who traces
Parcours du combattant ‘Par – kour – do – com – ba – tan Assault course, Obstacle course

OTHER:

David Belle: founder of Parkour

Raymond Belle: Father of David and his main inspiration

George Hebert: creator of Hebertism, the basis off which David Belle created Parkour

Hebertism: method of fitness as developed by George Hebert

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