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Parkour Generations: July 21-25
« on: April 05, 2011, 12:13:52 PM »
Wisconsin Parkour is pleased to announce that members of Parkour Generations will be in Madison from July 21-25 for a weekend of parkour training.

This is your chance to learn from some of the best traceurs in the world. Training seminars and classes will be available to traceurs of all experience levels throughout the weekend. Mark your calendars!

Please let us know if you are interested in attending, by replying to this post. This will help greatly with planning purposes. More information will follow soon!

Hope to see you in July, for a great weekend of training!
She followed slowly, taking a long time,
as though there were some obstacle in the way;
and yet: as though, once it was overcome,
she would be beyond all walking, and would fly.
--excerpt from Going Blind, Rainer Maria Rilke

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Re: Parkour Generations: July 21-25
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2011, 12:16:10 AM »
I'm certainly interested.  Madison is close...and I like to parkour!  :-Sarcasm

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Re: Parkour Generations: July 21-25
« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2011, 12:25:19 AM »
INTERESTED!!!!!!

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Re: Parkour Generations: July 21-25
« Reply #3 on: April 07, 2011, 05:04:20 PM »
Yay, Chad & Brett!

We would love to have you here! Chad, it would be great to see you in Madison again; and Brett, I would love to show you my town! I seriously hope you can make it out this way (and maybe take company class with me if you want?)
She followed slowly, taking a long time,
as though there were some obstacle in the way;
and yet: as though, once it was overcome,
she would be beyond all walking, and would fly.
--excerpt from Going Blind, Rainer Maria Rilke

www.madisonparkour.com

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Re: Parkour Generations: July 21-25
« Reply #4 on: April 08, 2011, 12:08:46 AM »
Yay, Chad & Brett!

We would love to have you here! Chad, it would be great to see you in Madison again; and Brett, I would love to show you my town! I seriously hope you can make it out this way (and maybe take company class with me if you want?)

O.O!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

That would be amazing... but fair warning: I haven't danced since the accident in August.  I'll try, try, try!!!  I may be getting some extra work, so that would definitely help me make it there!

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Re: Parkour Generations: July 21-25
« Reply #5 on: April 10, 2011, 07:45:05 AM »
Update:

We are still finalizing the schedule and working out the details so this information is subject to change, but it should help you with planning. As the details become final we will be sure to update you:

1. We are looking at 3-3.5 days of training. I want to reserve the 21st and 25th as travel days for Parkour Generations
2. Plan on paying approximately $100-$125 for all 3 days of training, or $40/day if you just want to do individual days. A final price will be announced once we have made airfare reservations, etc. We will try to get this final figure to you well in advance.
3. You provide your own accommodations. We are working on an arrangement with a private dorm downtown. Last time we hosted Midwest, we were able to get a rate of $18/night at a nice, centrally-located place. We're working on this now, but no guarantees on the rate until we get something nailed down. If it doesn't work we can provide the names of hotels in the area.
4. We are working on providing an "add-on" experience at a local gym on Friday night before the event starts. Still tentative but we'll let you know.
5. Plan on an overnight camping experience in a natural area on the last night. Again, still in the works, but it could happen.

So... if you were planning to do the whole weekend, your schedule and costs MIGHT look like this (assuming our plans work out the way we want them to)--taking high estimates here to be conservative:

$125 for a weekend of training:
*Saturday downtown Madison & campus area
*Sunday at a state park
*Monday morning light jam at state park
*add $15 for Friday night gym session (optional)

$18/night accommodations for Friday night & Saturday night

approx. $25/person for cabin rental (if this happens) for Sunday night. Or bring your own tent and use a tent site; park fees for that range around $15-20 depending on where you are and how many people)

Food is on your own, although a portion of your training fees will go towards a BBQ on Sunday night. There are tons of places in downtown Madison to eat on the cheap, all within walking distance of where we will be training. Saturday morning you will also have the option to visit our Farmers Market which is a great place to find fantastic local produce and delicious Wisconsin cheese, among other treats! So you can stock up on vittles for the weekend (and for the state park days) there if you like.

Hopefully that gives you an idea for planning purposes. Remember, these numbers are, at this point still very tentative. More details to come as we know more!
She followed slowly, taking a long time,
as though there were some obstacle in the way;
and yet: as though, once it was overcome,
she would be beyond all walking, and would fly.
--excerpt from Going Blind, Rainer Maria Rilke

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Re: Parkour Generations: July 21-25
« Reply #6 on: April 23, 2011, 05:44:58 PM »
We have opened up registration for this! Registration is limited to 45 people.

The final cost is $135.00 for all 3 days. If you want to come to just individual days they are priced at $60.00 each. We will have training on Friday afternoon/evening, Saturday, and Sunday. The fee covers the cost of the instructors: 3 members of Parkour Generations (exactly who is still TBD)--their expertise as well as their airfare and accommodations while here. Any surplus cost will go towards a group BBQ on Sunday night.

Training schedule:

Friday = afternoon and evening training in downtown Madison
Saturday = all day training in downtown Madison & campus area
Sunday = all day nature training at Devils Lake state park near Madison

You are responsible for your own lodging and food. We will provide the names of some hotels in the area. Saturday there is an amazing Farmers Market in downtown Madison where you can buy all manner of delicious produce, snacks, cheese, etc. and this can be a good option for food if you wish.

You can register by clicking this link: http://www.wisconsinparkour.com/pkgen-weekend.html

Hope to see many of you there!
She followed slowly, taking a long time,
as though there were some obstacle in the way;
and yet: as though, once it was overcome,
she would be beyond all walking, and would fly.
--excerpt from Going Blind, Rainer Maria Rilke

www.madisonparkour.com

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Re: Parkour Generations: July 21-25
« Reply #7 on: June 09, 2011, 07:38:31 PM »
Are there still spots available?
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Re: Parkour Generations: July 21-25
« Reply #8 on: July 02, 2011, 12:38:14 PM »
Erus, there are still a few spots available. Check www.wisconsinparkour.com for information and to register.

Also: the schedule has been confirmed!

Friday, July 22, 2:00pm-6:00pm
*registration/check-in
*Training at Steenbock Library & surrounding area, UW-Madison campus

Saturday, July 23, 9:00am-6:00pm
9:00 registration/check-in, 10:00 warm-up
*Library Mall, UW-Madison campus & GEF 3 Building, downtown Madison
*Lunch on own around noon

Sunday, July 24, 9:00am-6:00pm
9:00 registration/cjeck-in, 10:00 warm-up
*Devil's Lake State Park
*Lunch on own around noon-sack lunch/snacks
*Group BBQ at 6:00pm
She followed slowly, taking a long time,
as though there were some obstacle in the way;
and yet: as though, once it was overcome,
she would be beyond all walking, and would fly.
--excerpt from Going Blind, Rainer Maria Rilke

www.madisonparkour.com