Mulheres praticantes de Parkour: motivações, possibilidades e desafios

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Universidade Federal de Goiás


The objective study will present a trajectory of women practitioners of Parkour, with regard to the possibilities of contact and realization of the practice. For this, identify yourself and understand how to enter and practice the challenges thar and the permanence of involvement in Brazil. This descriptive and exploratory study, of a qualitative nature, in which information was collected through age, sent as practices from our park, from regions of the country, with selection variety being 18 years old and having at minimum 6 months of practice. Initial contact with social networks such as Instagram and WhatsApp. The contact, sending of the trial period, evolutionary period and closing of the sample took place between October 2021 and February 2022, of virtual, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, by survey responses. By the study-type content study group, thematically valid and interpreted as the best quality feminist studies alternatives for women’s studies. The results show that one of the bieggest challenges faced by Parkour practitioners refers to the previous judgment they receive, of performing ‘inferior’ techniques to men, less ‘spectacularized’, due to a supposed cultural and social construction of fragility and delicacy belonging to the female sex. It is observed that the movements developed by them are evaluated from the parkour practitioner, from the movement produced by them. It is verified, therefore, that the practicing woman follows references that are not produced by them and being respected in these parameters is in itself an act of resistance. The potentialities, it was described how much the practice allows freedom, self-knowledge and overcoming certain fears and limits, as well as physical benefits, such as improved strength, balance and motor coordination. In addition, they reported that the practice of Parkour promotes the perception of the environment, in the sense off having a different view of the spaces around the, having a greater and better interaction with the environment.



Mulheres, Parkour, Educação Física, Prática corporal, Woman, Parkour, Physical Education, Body practice


LELIS, Thais Silva. Mulheres praticantes de Parkour: motivações, possibilidades e desafios. 2022. 47 f. Trabalho de Conclusão de Curso (Graduação) – Faculdade de Educação Física e Dança, Universidade Federal de Goiás, Goiânia, 2022.