Dan is a founding member and CEO of Parkour Generations, the multi-award winning international professional organisation for the dynamic movement discipline of parkour.
Dan has studied practical movement and physical fitness his entire life, with an elite background in fighting arts before he discovered parkour in 2002. In addition to establishing the world’s largest professional organisation for the discipline, Parkour Generations, and the world’s first recognised National Governing Body, Parkour UK, Dan also created the A.D.A.P.T® parkour coaching certifications, which are now the globally recognised coach education for parkour practitioners having been delivered in more than 30 countries, as well as the groundbreaking Parkour Programs® and Parkour Fitness®, now the recognised certifications for fitness professionals to access parkour movement and fitness knowledge, and the Parkour For Schools Programme.
His programmes have been accredited by ACE, NASM, AFAA, YMCA Awards, 1st4Sports, FIT and more, as well as being the centrepiece for events such as IDEAFIT and Paleof(X) in the USA, Fitpro Live, World Power Show and Leisure Industry Week in the UK, Asian Fitness Convention, Barefoot Training Summit, IFEX and more.
His articles have been featured in publications ranging from The Telegraph and The Times to Men’s Fitness, GQ and Timeout, and he has appeared across numerous world-leading podcasts such as FatBurning Man, Barbell Shrugged, SpartanUP and more, and presented at hundreds of conferences, summits, expos and events.
Dan travels extensively helping others learn how to coach and to move, and regularly gives keynotes, presentations and seminars around the world with a particular interest in encouraging a holistic approach to living and training through integrated paradigms that engender flow and mindfulness and encourage positive engagement with fear and risk to understand and improve the self.