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Sunday Session

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Sunday Session

Time: April 26, 2009 from 12pm to 3pm
Location: Christopher Playground
Street: 5210 Diamond Heights Blvd
City/Town: San Francisco
Website or Map: http://maps.google.com/maps?f…
Event Type: training
Organized By: Chris
Latest Activity: Apr 26, 2009

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Event Description

Christopher Playground...this Sunday...be there!

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...

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

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Comment by SafeNSure on April 26, 2009 at 4:21pm
...Benny, you're the exception to the rule!
:)
Comment by b2c on April 26, 2009 at 2:14pm
darn, no "showing off" and "not a game" means i am not welcome... lol
Comment by Philosofist on April 26, 2009 at 7:37am
Is this Kaos who is also Chris that organized this?
Comment by SafeNSure on April 25, 2009 at 8:54pm
LOL!
Good job, Christopher...
:D
Comment by Ryan Fulmer on April 25, 2009 at 12:02pm
Who is this Chris guy organizing our main Sunday session?

Kaos is gonna be pissed...

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