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Sunday Basic Training: USF

Event Details

Sunday Basic Training: USF

Time: January 31, 2010 at 12pm
Location: USF/St. MARY'S
City/Town: San Francisco
Phone: 949-677-9506
Event Type: basic, parkour, beginners, training, bapk, bay, area, san, francisco
Organized By: Ryan Fulmer
Latest Activity: Jan 31, 2010

Event Description

For those stuck in the bay while others play in the snow.

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 Ryan Fulmer on January 31, 2010 at 8:13pm
i taught cranes to all 4 classes today and drilled them myself to no end.

this day destroyed me.
Comment by marisa on January 31, 2010 at 3:23pm
Thanks for coming out! This is a really fun spot. Looking forward to exploring it more.
Comment by that guy on January 31, 2010 at 2:44am
i probably won't get there until 12:00 at best, hope I'll still catch some of you guys.
Comment by marisa on January 30, 2010 at 5:19pm
me and Aero will be there around 11 too

he has work and he likes it here
Comment by Glyph on January 30, 2010 at 12:55pm
I'm going to show up around 11, as I'll be taking off early
Comment by SafeNSure on January 29, 2010 at 11:30pm
will be on the snow, but thanks for throwing this together.
Comment by Iliketovaultthings on May 22, 2008 at 9:41pm
couldn't make it
Comment by Chris on May 22, 2008 at 5:03pm
Shrader & Grove.
Comment by Seng on May 22, 2008 at 4:19pm
where's the break lounge?
Comment by rift33 on May 22, 2008 at 12:21pm
I might stop by and say wud up. Im getting off work around there so Y not. Don't know if I can call my self Intermediate yet but I can vault for sure. N E hu I'll only have a bit a time to chill any ways. hope to see you all there.

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