Bay Area Parkour

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It would be nice if any brand-new-kid-on-the-block (only absolute beginners, without previous experience training parkour, or at least training with others...) would want to tell us about their first day impressions here. Thanks, BAPK

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The next beginners' training with kaos is at George Washington High School at 12:00 on Sunday 10/26!

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Comment by Kody Tillery on August 20, 2011 at 7:32pm

Hi, i'm new to BAPK, and parkour alike, does anyone have any insight to training in the texas area or tips for me to get started training? i sure could use some pointers, so far all i've explored was running precision, vaults and front hand spring off things. 


Comment by Samurai Jack on September 28, 2010 at 2:51pm
A couple comments about the sessions and beginners. It would be nice if the BAPK organizer/lead at each event could ask for beginners to identify themselves, and then provide them with a set or series of moves that would be good to work on given the environment. Especially for beginners and newbies, the more direction and explanation of the moves the better.
Comment by uunter on September 28, 2010 at 1:26am
Hi; first post. Aside from about twice in college, I'd never attempted any Parkour until the past week. I've gone out almost every day, though, dividing my time three ways: 1) going for a boring ol' run, but looking for walls, fire hydrants, railings, whatever, to do a quick move on 2) finding an area with good topography and practicing some basics like a rolling landing, and 3) based on a comment I read somewhere on BAPK, picking a point in the distance and getting to it however I can.

Really looking forward to meeting some people and practicing/jamming together. This is FUN.
Comment by d34m0nhost on August 3, 2010 at 11:29am
hey guys, I just joined the group and I'm pretty new to parkour but i have done a little bit of PK on my own. looking foward to going to a jam
Comment by peter adams on June 14, 2010 at 9:04am
Hey. I went to my first session yesterday. Definitely the most fun Ive had this summer. I spent an hour working on a turn vault. I'll get it eventually. Haha I'm way sore though
Comment by PRATHEEP RAVYSANDIRANE on June 7, 2010 at 9:36am
Hello guys, howz it going? I am a newbie n joined the group only yesterday. Please advice as where do I start for the parkour sessions. I live in fremont, CA.
Comment by Brain on May 7, 2010 at 11:34am
Howdy folks! Just joined and am looking forward to jamming with you soon. I learned some parkour vaults and landings from Jodie at Acrosports on Wednesday night. I'm still sore from that session. :)
Comment by PandaZhu on April 28, 2010 at 11:44am
Hey Guys, what's up. I'm the new guy. When is our next jam session? are there any plans? Looking forward to it!
Comment by Bay Area Parkour on February 11, 2010 at 7:10am
Way to go Anthony!
Thanks a lot for your feedback.

Also, 3 and 0 are just numbers...
Comment by Keenan "Nomad" Manely on February 5, 2010 at 3:58pm
Started off just trying stuff alone or with my buddy. Met some of you guys at De Anza, now I plan on runnin' with the BAPK crowd.

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