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Basic Training 9/10 (repeat!)

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Basic Training 9/10 (repeat!)

Time: September 10, 2017 from 12pm to 3:30pm
Location: Christopher PG and Glen Canyon
Street: 5210 Diamond Heights Blvd.
City/Town: SF
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Event Type: basic, parkour, beginners, training, bapk, bay area, san francisco
Organized By: Bay Area Parkour
Latest Activity: Sep 10, 2017

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Event Description

We'll be meeting at Noon - warm-up/stretch - at 12:30pm we'll move to the Canyon for some nature techniques in addition to climbing and precision work on the nearby rock formation - 1:30/45pm back for skills and technique training (thus, if you are late and don't see us, just come to the rocks, or warm up and wait for us ). Absolute beginners/newcomers shouldn't be late!
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Basic/beginners training provided, but ALL LEVELS present and WELCOME!

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 September 10, 2017 at 10:07pm
Comment by Andres Ornelas on September 10, 2017 at 11:11am

... and I'm bringing not one but TWO rookies with me! my cousin (also called Andrés, lol) and Nathan, a friend from work.

oh and Natalia, but she's not a noob anymore :P

see y'all soon!

Comment by Andres Ornelas on September 5, 2017 at 1:30pm
last session was such a great experience for Natalia that neither of us can wait to be back!
https://twitter.com/andres/status/904482823603609600

it was awesome to practice with you all again and I'm psyched that now with my daughter coming it'll definitely be a weekly routine for us :D

see you Sunday, folks!

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