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Offline Alex B

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new to parkour
« on: November 22, 2008, 09:40:44 PM »
hey! I'm new here, clearly

I have always been interested in parkour, but only recently did I decide to start seriously practicing it. I'm slowly getting the hang of it, I can do a few vaults and some wall-tricks, such as vertical wall runs and tic-tacs.

Anyway, I'm hoping I can learn a lot of new techniques and ideas here and I'm looking forward to hearing from some people with real experience, as in my town there really isn't anyone who practices the sport. also, I guess this means I'm the best in my town - yay!
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Re: new to parkour
« Reply #1 on: November 24, 2008, 09:28:13 PM »
Hey Guys,
   I'm also new to Parkour as well. So far I have down the Wallrun, Speed Vault, Basic Landing, and the Underbar. Now, the one thing that is really giving me a hard time is the Roll, don't ak me why but every video I see isnt giving me the good angles. Say I get the roll down, how do I go from Carpet and Grass to Asphalt and Concrete?

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Re: new to parkour
« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2008, 09:36:38 PM »
You know you're ready to progress from a soft surface to a hard surface when you no longer feel any pain on the grass or carpet. It should be smooth. When you first start your rolls you'll probably notice that it's a little rough and painful. When you have that down then move to, maybe not concrete, a harder surface and work your way up.
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Re: new to parkour
« Reply #3 on: November 28, 2008, 09:10:50 PM »
hi
im new to parkour to. i always saw  it in videos but just started.the only thin i can do is a basic landin.
but lucky me  i met someone who has been doin it for 4 years and teaches it to people.