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BApk Sunday basic training 3/15

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BApk Sunday basic training 3/15

Time: March 15, 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
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Event Type: basic, training, safe, progression
Organized By: SafeNSure
Latest Activity: Mar 16, 2009

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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...

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

Ah! And it's FREE, in case you were wondering...

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

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Comment by rift33 on March 13, 2009 at 10:00pm
wud up all. Long time no see!!!! sorry I haven't said whats up in a bit I took some time off of life when I got laid off. But all should be back to norm now (I hope) and I hope to see you all sunday:)
Comment by Bravebeans on March 12, 2009 at 10:41pm
yea most likely ill be there
Comment by Iliketovaultthings on March 12, 2009 at 10:03pm
sweet maybe we should set something up?
Comment by Bravebeans on March 12, 2009 at 9:35pm
i am with you on that
Comment by Iliketovaultthings on March 12, 2009 at 8:50pm
I say we should take a trip to the bunkers soon while the weather is nice and good. idk way many people dislike the bunkers, thers quite a variety of movemnts you could do there.
Comment by Anthony on March 12, 2009 at 6:40pm
i can't go i miss u guys ;(
Comment by hillexallen on March 12, 2009 at 6:34pm
Documentary, sorry.

Definitely the week after, though!

It's been so long!
Comment by Philosofist on March 12, 2009 at 6:04pm
Agreed, And maybe play tag like that other time? The the relay race thing? Very fun and tests the skills.
Comment by SafeNSure on March 11, 2009 at 11:40pm
Let's try again to overcome the weather gods...
:|

This spot is good.

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