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BApk Sunday basic training 11/8

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BApk Sunday basic training 11/8

Time: November 8, 2009 from 12pm to 3:30pm
Location: West Sunset Community Center
Street: Ortega & 39th in the Sunset (access from and parking on Ortega)
City/Town: SF
Website or Map: http://maps.google.com/maps?h…
Event Type: basic, parkour, beginners, training, bapk, bay area, san francisco
Organized By: Bay Area Parkour
Latest Activity: Dec 16, 2009

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Event Description

Basic/beginners training provided, but ALL LEVELS present and WELCOME!

Check here for RIDES.

Session description:
This training provides a healthy atmosphere for new practitioners to start parkour, and for everyone to advance in a safe way. This is achieved in several ways. Because safety is paramount, a positive example is set by the more experienced practitioners. This means you will always see warm ups, stretching, and slow progression of movement. It also means there will be no showing off, which leads to copy-cat behavior and subsequently injuries. Rather, people pass on knowledge humbly in a group effort to advance. While there may be several different skill levels represented at these sessions, everyone keeps a beginner mentality.

Another key aspect in this beginner atmosphere is the absence of media. There are no camera crews or reporters to get in the way or cause people to feel self-conscious. While individuals may bring cameras, they should politely ask before filming/shooting anyone other than themselves.

The perception that parkour practice is (and should be) fun, yet being "a discipline, not a game", is set from the beginning. While the atmosphere is relaxed and can be playful at times, horseplay is discouraged, and teasing, mocking, and cliquish behaviors are not tolerated...

Minors and Newcomers pls. check this frequently asked questions about liability. =)

Ha! And it's free, in case you were wondering...

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Comment by orem on November 7, 2009 at 7:07pm
i think i'll stay home and condition my butt off :)
Comment by Nils on November 2, 2009 at 9:10pm
I'd love to make it out, but I'll be at a meditation retreat in Tomales all weekend
: )
Catch you next time...
Comment by Seng on November 2, 2009 at 4:25pm
Working on a project the next couple weekends, won't be able to make a Sunday until the end of the month.
Comment by puck on November 2, 2009 at 10:59am
i would love to attend, but i'm not sure if i can land a ride to san francisco (i'm down in cupertino)

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