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Offline Kurokaze

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Night Training
« on: September 03, 2006, 05:38:17 PM »
ok im about to go out and train, its 9:30pm, and dark out, but the place im traing is lit up so i can still see.

Point is i am just wondering if anyone else likes to train at night, i mean its cooler, less activity going on, and as a result much quiter.
I feel like i can focus more at night, anyone else feel this way?
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Re: Night Training
« Reply #1 on: September 03, 2006, 05:42:54 PM »
I understand, It's all good if you have decent light or if your just training some simple techs. I love training at night, just be careful vaulting rails, your depth perception means a lot. (I know from owning my face multiple times due to shadows)
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Re: Night Training
« Reply #2 on: September 03, 2006, 05:59:31 PM »
also make sure its not tooo late, cause you may have a "little" trouble falling asleep after a full training session.
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Re: Night Training
« Reply #3 on: September 03, 2006, 06:01:57 PM »
Night training is often very enjoyable.
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Re: Night Training
« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2006, 06:03:17 PM »
When I would train at night, I wouldn't do any vaults or anything, I would just focus on moving as quitely as possible. I would take usual paths that woukd take me longer to get from point A to point B, but my goal was to try not to make a sound. You will find that you can develope a good sense of body awareness doing that!
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Re: Night Training
« Reply #5 on: September 03, 2006, 06:04:06 PM »
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Re: Night Training
« Reply #6 on: September 04, 2006, 05:59:46 AM »
when its hot (like in the summer) night training is the only way to train
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Re: Night Training
« Reply #7 on: September 04, 2006, 06:22:47 AM »
i got stopped by the cops night training not to long ago. they put me in the cruiser and took me home it was at like 2 a.m. so my parents were preety pissed. but i still go out and night train now and then.
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Re: Night Training
« Reply #8 on: September 04, 2006, 06:45:54 AM »
That sounds more like early-morning training ;)

Night training is great. It helps you to redefine the average obstacles that you've seen so many times before during the daytime. When depth perception changes, so does the quality of your movement. My favorite thing to do at night is head out at a reasonable pace and continue moving non-stop through as many different paths as I can create. Since it's usually very quiet at night, this forces me to pay close attention to the quality of my landings and the impact of my running stride. I will try to stay as silent as possible and blend with the nighttime environment to the best of my abilities. Since there is much less going on at this time, it really allows you to be more mindful of every movement and the quality of your body and mind amidst action.

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Re: Night Training
« Reply #9 on: September 04, 2006, 07:28:50 AM »
yeah i guess your right. but you know what i meant.
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Re: Night Training
« Reply #10 on: September 04, 2006, 08:22:54 PM »
All I can vouche and say that it is amazing...also if you truly are training parkour then you should be training under many circumstances...day or night hot or cold, wet or dry.  Just be safe...try to check your landings and dont try to make it look like like your breaking into anything in the middle of the night.
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Re: Night Training
« Reply #11 on: September 05, 2006, 05:11:20 AM »
The group in Charlotte, NC (my group, heh) almost exclusively runs at night or in the evening. Here's my observations RE night running:

Pros:
- Cooler in the summer
- Usu less foot traffic to get in the way
- Excellent for practicing "stealth-runs"
- When you lose your depth-perception and get used to running this way, it can improve your coordination when you DO jam during daylight hours
- Becoming one with the shadows is empowering over fears of the unknown

Cons:
- Cooler in the winter
- Many rails and surfaces become 2-D shapes, making simple vaults sometimes very frightening
- You're more likely to trip in something
- You may look more suspicious
- There may be suspicious characters lurking in the shadows

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Re: Night Training
« Reply #12 on: September 05, 2006, 09:03:34 AM »
I love training at night. Less people around to yell at you (although if there are any then it looks even worse because its dark and your acting like a ninja).

Also, if you have a busy schedule then night training is good because nothin else is going on for you to worry about lol.

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Re: Night Training
« Reply #13 on: September 05, 2006, 10:04:56 PM »
my absolute favorite time to train is 5am-7am...that whole period of time when its not uber dark, but not crazy bright out

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Re: Night Training
« Reply #14 on: September 06, 2006, 04:51:16 AM »
I think its much easier to train at night, for a start you dont have to think about other people and helps you to focus on different aspects of parkour, like confidence and such.  If its totally dark I ussually concentrate on much slower movements like climbing trees.
 
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Re: Night Training
« Reply #15 on: September 06, 2006, 05:19:44 AM »
yeah, the night time is the right time....to go train.  During the nights that I go training (less often since I moved) I try to work on the things that I sometimes forget are "parkour", like QMing, climbing, ect.
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Re: Night Training
« Reply #16 on: September 06, 2006, 11:23:26 AM »
whats QMing?
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Re: Night Training
« Reply #17 on: September 06, 2006, 01:56:18 PM »
I do train in night every once in a while but it can be dangerous.
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Re: Night Training
« Reply #18 on: September 06, 2006, 04:40:25 PM »
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Re: Night Training
« Reply #19 on: September 07, 2006, 11:28:30 AM »
ooooooooooooooh. haha thanks. ;D
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