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Basic Training 11/5 (repeat!)

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Basic Training 11/5 (repeat!)

Time: November 5, 2017 from 12pm to 3:30pm
Location: Mountain Lake Park
Street: Lake St. @ 9th Avenue
City/Town: SF
Website or Map: http://maps.google.com/maps/m…
Event Type: basic, parkour, beginners, training, bapk, bay area, san francisco
Organized By: Bay Area Parkour
Latest Activity: Nov 5, 2017

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Event Description

MEETING AT THE TREES!


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

For the old-timers: new walls areas recently discovered!

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 ApricotJam on November 5, 2017 at 12:44pm
Where are you all at? Playground is crawling with kids. NPI
Comment by Andres Ornelas on November 5, 2017 at 10:00am
perfect Parkour weather! Natalia and I will definitely be there n_n

so will we hit the new playground near 12th Ave as well? Lorena and Olivia will hang out there, so would be perfect if we end up in that area!
Comment by Bay Area Parkour on November 1, 2017 at 10:33am
Better!
Less kids around and the playground all for ourselves... :)
Comment by Andres Ornelas on October 30, 2017 at 9:23pm
damn! I can finally make it again but it looks like 70% chance of rain for Friday to Sunday
... will keep an eye out for that forecast to change!

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