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This article is about a movement which can be dangerous if preformed incorrectly or without proper preparation. Perform this movement with caution.

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The Cat Leap (also known as the arm leap or arm jump) is a technique used in Parkour and Freerunning to land on a vertical object, such as a ledge, a wall, or a fence. Cat leaps are one of the most common techniques used, and should be learned and practiced at an early stage. They can be done from a running jump, a precision, a lache or a number of other techniques.

How to perform[]

  1. Preform a precision, vault, a running jump or any other technique that will give you enough forward momentum,
  2. Move both your hands and feet to prepare for contact,
  3. Absorb the impact with your legs and catch the top of the object with your hands,
  4. Pull yourself up
  5. and then run as fast as you can.