Bay Area Parkour

Train Hard - Stay Humble

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Basic Training 7/14

Time: July 14, 2013 from 12pm to 3:30pm
Location: Lower Presidio
Street: Lincoln Blvd. @ Funston Ave. (meet at Presidio YMCA main post parking lot)
City/Town: SF
Website or Map: http://maps.google.com/maps/m…
Event Type: basic, parkour, beginners, training, bapk, bay area, san francisco
Organized By: Bay Area Parkour
Latest Activity: Jul 14, 2013

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Event Description

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

Easy parking at our meeting point by the Presidio YMCA Main Post gym. NOTE! This location can be a little out of way if unfamiliar with the Presidio, so review the MAP!

ALSO, THIS SUMMER: AVOID MARINA GREEN BOULEVARD DUE TO THE AMERICA'S CUP (sailing) RACES. DRIVE LOMBARD OR (EVEN BETTER) GEARY AND ARGUELLO TO GET TO THE PRESIDIO.

 

-THERE IS NO WATER AND VERY LITTLE SHADE AT THIS LOCATION. PLEASE BE CONSIDERATE: BRING A BOTTLE AND APPLY SUNBLOCK!-

Warm up (and latecomers meeting) 100 yds away at this WW2 battery:


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 Khoi Pham on July 14, 2013 at 12:03pm
Awesome thanks !
Comment by Bay Area Parkour on July 14, 2013 at 11:59am
Yep, at its entry...
Comment by Khoi Pham on July 14, 2013 at 11:54am
Do you guys meet in the parking lot ?
Comment by Nick Romero on July 14, 2013 at 10:00am

@Mason: not at all, but if you're a minor, you need parent's consent. 

Comment by Mason Hughes on July 14, 2013 at 9:27am

Is there an age limit to participate in the training event today?

Comment by wilson trang on July 11, 2013 at 8:02pm

TLDR: BRING WATER!!!!! THERE IS NO WATER AT THIS LOCATION!

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