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Shinobi Parkour at Champlin West!



Fall of 2023
We implemented new teachings and curriculum, including adding a team!


shinobi parkour

In this NEW program, your student will choose to train as a Traceur or a Ninja (within their class).

A Traceur is an athlete who participates in the physical art of Parkour. As a Traceur, our focus is on the movements used in Parkour and Freerunning. Our goal in Parkour is to find the SAFEST, FASTEST, and most CREATIVE way to navigate our environment. Freerunning is another form of parkour that includes acrobatics and flipping to add style and aesthetic to our artform.

A Shinobi is another term for Ninja from the Japanese Ninjutsu terminology. As a Ninja, we study the teachings of different martial arts to influence our skills. We learn basic self defense moves to strengthen our mind and ability to focus. We implicate the art of stealth as we move through obstacles and challenges presented to us.

Every child will learn the ways of all art forms taught, but will be able to advance their skills in their desired field.

Whether you decide to train as a Traceur or as a Ninja, you will be a Shinobi student. That means while we advance in the field of your choosing, we remain open minded and benefit from the teachings of all the other art forms. Select days throughout our skill progression, every student will be focusing on and learning all of the studies taught in Shinobi Parkour.

1 - 2 - 3 "Hi Yah"


Ages 18mo-3 yrs (parent child)
30 minute class

Ages 3-5
45 minute class

GEDAN (Level 1)
Ages 5-11
55 minute class

CHUDAN (Level 2)
Ages 5-11
55 minute class

Ages 12-15
85 minute class

NEW! Team/Advanced 
All Ages | Invite Only
2 hour class
Email Isaac:

How do you say that??

Chudan (chew-dahn)
Gedan (geh-dahn)
Jodan (joe-dahn)
Shinobi (shin-obi)
Traceur (truh-sor)

try a camp

We host several Shinobi Parkour Camps a year. It's so much fun and an awesome way to try it out! See our schedule HERE

shinobi showdown

Join the competition!! 
June 30, 2024

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Which Class should I sign up for next?

Classes are designed to let your child grow and progress to the next level. It's our goal to teach them a solid foundation so they will progress safely. Coaches will let you know when a child has passed to the next level.

To see how  the Program progresses, click on the following.

For more information about our philosophy and what to expect about advancing through our levels, please click HERE

how is my child progressing?

Coaches are always watching and evaluating skills. They will make every attempt to communicate with each family on a quarterly basis.

Reports will be printed throughout the School Year.

Skill Achievement reports are also available online through the Parent Portal.

Go to top right corner, ACCOUNT tab, find your student, find their skills. Detailed instructions here:

NOTE: Our new Shinobi Parkour skills are under construction and will be finalized in the near future.

A child’s progression is determined by their own pace, handing them the tools to shape their own experience. By letting children advance individually, within a defined and collaborative program, children of all ages and genders receive more than athletic gifts. They’re strong, confident kids.

class descriptions: NEW in Fall 2023!