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Basic Training 6/5 - relocated!

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Basic Training 6/5 - relocated!

Time: June 5, 2011 from 12pm to 3:30pm
Location: SFState - Hensill Hall
Street: 19th Ave, betwen Stonestown and Holloway Ave.
Website or Map: http://maps.google.com/maps?i…
Event Type: basic, parkour, beginners, training, bapk, bay area, san francisco
Organized By: Bay Area Parkour
Latest Activity: Jun 5, 2011

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Event Description

Training relocated to SFState Hensill Hall.


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 Bay Area Parkour on June 4, 2011 at 12:09pm
This training WILL be relocated to SFState Hansill Hall.
If you are unfamiliar with the spot check back later tonight or tomorrow AM for updated map and directions.
Comment by Nyhm on June 3, 2011 at 9:22pm
In case of crazy amounts of rain will there be a back up spot?  Projected thunderstorms by the always accurate weather.com at the time of this post, by the way.
Comment by Benforcer on May 31, 2011 at 10:51pm
DAMN I wish I could go =(

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