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Zombie Preparedness Part 2: Parkour

by willow on March 22, 2011

in Events

from rad people who have already combined them

from the rad people at Create2Destroy who have already combined them

So first we learned about gun safety. Next, we’re going to learn to run away. And/or be badasses. With parkour!

The essence of Parkour can be stated simply: it is the art of overcoming obstacles as swiftly and efficiently as possible using only your body. The fundamentals include running, jumping, and climbing, and we build on these fundamentals to improve our ability to pass over, under, around and through obstacles with more complex movements. Parkour is a system of fitness training that improves strength, speed, agility, co-ordination, stamina, endurance, and precision. It offers a full-body workout at any level of experience, and improves your ability to move, to harness your confidence, to change how you see the world. Parkour practitioners are called traceurs.

Brandee of Parkour Visions will be taking us through the courses at Freeway Park on 4/3 from 2p-4p.

Parkour Visions supports community projects that contribute to a healthier world. This includes coordinating and participating in cleanup and building/rebuilding efforts in our public places, particularly those where we enjoy practicing Parkour. We also offer guidance and support for Parkour training, including providing assistance to schools wishing to teach Parkour as part of a physical education curriculum.

You must register for this class and bring the signed waiver.

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{ 7 comments… read them below or add one }

Curtis March 29, 2011 at 11:58 am

Nice picture! How about a little credit to Create2Destroy since thats our Zombie Parkour Team in the picture??!

willow March 29, 2011 at 12:10 pm

Totes! Sorry, thought I had. Fixed!

Curtis March 29, 2011 at 12:15 pm

awesome! rock on! let us know how it goes! :)

donde March 29, 2011 at 12:10 pm

Will there be casual trespass involved?  Parkour = no fun without that.

willow March 29, 2011 at 12:15 pm

Doubtful – we’ll be playing in a public park. Last time I was training there I taught the security guard a lazy vault.

dug April 2, 2011 at 7:06 am

how can i register?

willow April 2, 2011 at 10:06 am

weird, it had disappeared. Back up!

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