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The feeling of when you first started training.
« on: May 30, 2011, 09:36:41 AM »
Does everyone remember their first time training? First time doing vaults, first time precisioning, first time rolling, first time experimenting with flow and the obstacles around them. I do. There was no other feeling like it. Spending hours upon hours at a single training spot...connecting new moves...figuring out different ways to do those moves. Now after a year of training...I don't have that feeling anymore. I think what I'm trying to say is that we all need to just experiment...have fun. You know?
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Re: The feeling of when you first started training.
« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2011, 10:39:17 AM »
I was just training this week with Stevie Leifheit, and we penguin-slid across a table into a roll. Stupidest looking thing ever; but it was totally worth it. Just have fun. lol

But on the note of having that first-time (lol) feeling: I really only experience that when I go to a reallllly good training area. It's difficult to get that feeling with movement alone. :P
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Re: The feeling of when you first started training.
« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2011, 03:26:18 PM »
The feeling of the rest days from the time I started training, I remember, it was just ridiculous amount of pain. (My joints where not accustomed to anything like parkour, only accustomed to normal lifting movements.)

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Re: The feeling of when you first started training.
« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2011, 05:47:53 PM »
I was just training this week with Stevie Leifheit, and we penguin-slid across a table into a roll. Stupidest looking thing ever; but it was totally worth it. Just have fun. lol

But on the note of having that first-time (lol) feeling: I really only experience that when I go to a reallllly good training area. It's difficult to get that feeling with movement alone. :P

Dude, those penguin slides were so legit! I had so much fun training with you :)


He is right though, try and go out and just have fun! Stop worrying about progression for a little while and just have fun.
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Re: The feeling of when you first started training.
« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2011, 06:25:58 PM »
I think that APK should sell those tables, bro.  ;D
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Re: The feeling of when you first started training.
« Reply #5 on: May 31, 2011, 11:35:00 AM »
Exactly, guys!
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Re: The feeling of when you first started training.
« Reply #6 on: June 03, 2011, 11:01:48 PM »
I ony started when i was 12 last year. My body type is skinny  and my muscles hurt really badly. but it was fun and the more fun you have the funner it gets ;D
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