Bay Area Parkour

Train Hard - Stay Humble

Progression Session

Event Details

Progression Session

Time: September 30, 2011 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Location: Presdio YMCA proximity
Street: Lincoln Blvd. @ Funston Ave. (meet at Presidio YMCA main post parking lot)
City/Town: SF
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Event Type: progress, progression, parkour, conditioning, training, bapk, bay area, san francisco
Organized By: BApk
Latest Activity: Oct 16, 2011

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Event Description

Please -anybody reading this and coming- sign-up and/or RSVP!


...we'll be meeting exactly where described on the map above, and we'll be warming up at the nearby WW2 battery; where we'll spend most of the time; try to show up not later than 7:30.

Session description:

This training provides a healthy and motivated atmosphere for existing practitioners to progress their parkour, and to do this in a safe, peer-reviewed, no-BS and no-sitting around way. :)

The goal of these sessions is to enhance the effectiveness of our parkour practice, through advancements in precision, speed, control, power, stamina, resistance, determination and confidence. The mean to achieve this, will be perfecting short combinations of basic movements through intense repetitions in order to ultimately trigger instinctive reactions and reduce transition time.

The more experienced practitioners will set a positive example by focusing on a thorough warm up, dynamic stretching, cardio-vascular resistance and precise repetition of movement. There will be no showing off, rather humbly passing on of knowledge, in a group effort to keep up the pace of the drills and advance together. Also we will try to maintain our focus on uninterrupted motion from drill start to finish (A-to-B). All while keeping safety as paramount.

While there may be different physical or technical skill levels represented at these sessions, everyone will keep an eye out for anybody needing advice or encouragement. Absolute novices, with no previous experience in group training of parkour or other physical disciplines, are advised to consider first beginning with a Basic Training (Sundays).

The perception that parkour practice is fun, yet being "a discipline, not a game" will be tangible and is required.

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Comment by NoHero on August 12, 2011 at 3:11pm
Or the presido YMCA. Just a suggestion.
Comment by NoHero on August 12, 2011 at 3:10pm
I am bringing a 1st time gal tonight. Anything beginner level to be done at the aquatic park? Nothing springs to mind. Maybe we can go up into the park area.
Comment by Troy Angrignon on August 12, 2011 at 11:35am
See y'all tonight
Comment by Keenan "Nomad" Manely on August 12, 2011 at 12:38am
I'm gonna try to make this one we'll see how beat I am after work
Comment by caleb m matheny on August 5, 2011 at 4:21pm
hey hey. dont tink im going to be able to stop by my place and get a pair of sweats or shorts. can someone bring with? got a traceurs back?
Comment by Troy Angrignon on August 5, 2011 at 10:32am
Can't make tonight. Have fun.
Comment by SafeNSure on August 4, 2011 at 10:47pm

Cover up and come help us beat the fog!


Comment by caleb m matheny on July 29, 2011 at 3:48pm
hey guys. i plan on coming out and jaming with ya folks. cant wait cant wait!
Comment by Troy Angrignon on July 29, 2011 at 1:05pm
I'll be there if anybody else is planning on joining. See ya there/then. Troy
Comment by Julien on July 29, 2011 at 11:49am
Feeling good today Giorgio? ;) I should be there on time, if not early.

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