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Training Journals / Eric's Training Journal
« on: December 11, 2009, 06:05:51 PM »
Finally getting into real conditioning...
Haven't really been conditioning at all and considering that it is nearly the end of my first year i figured i should start.

I am going t base my First set of goals on the EMI skill standards.
     link here

I wish to be close to all around level 2 by the end of the winter (pretty big for what i'm at now, but a good goal to strive for)

First set of standards I wish to work towards is:
 -Dips- 10
 -Pull ups- 20 KPU, 12 DPU
 -L-sit- 25 sec.
 -more to come when i sit and plan it out

Get back to it tomorrow with final first goal set and tested results.

Pics & Vids / Kong and roll critique
« on: December 04, 2009, 01:35:38 PM »
Just wondering how they are... ;)

Parkour And Freerunning / Gym vs. Street
« on: December 02, 2009, 05:47:52 PM »
Just wondering which you guys preferred for learning new moves.  Either in a gym or out in the "streets" or wherever you train outside.  I personally prefer the "streets because you don't learn to rely on the pads or expect a soft landing, but for those big tricks it is pretty dangerous.  opinions please

Parkour And Freerunning / Back to it
« on: October 29, 2009, 12:18:54 PM »
I just got back into training after a few months break.  I was out for a few months due to Laziness first, then an injury, and then being busy...  I wasn't actually that far into my training (just about 2 1/2 months).  Now I'm coming back full force, but a lot of my conditioning has gone away.  Now I do still have some of my old skills, and somehow some have gotten much better, but I was wondering if anyone had any tips on getting back to my previous level fast so i can get moving forward soon. Any advice would be great. thanks

Movement / aaagh front flips
« on: August 03, 2009, 07:18:45 PM »
I was wondering if anyone had any advice or ways to build up to it...

well i guess i should also state my problem...

I can do front flips all day on a trampoline (even when i bounce lower than i can jump on normal ground) but I absolutely cannot bring myself to do them off of the trampoline...

seriously any advice would be great ;D

Consumer Whores / Wierd colors for airakes...
« on: June 29, 2009, 06:33:20 AM »
I've seen alot of colors in airakes, such as orange, yellow, and red) that i cannot find at the k-swiss website...

I was just wondering how you would get these, usually, much better looking airakes

Movement / Climb ups
« on: May 21, 2009, 11:07:31 AM »
I am having major trouble with my climb ups...
I don't know what the problem is, it could be anything from strength to lack of technique...
Any and all advice would be greatly apreciated

Parkour And Freerunning / The Advancement of Parkour
« on: February 04, 2009, 05:40:23 PM »
This is a topic that I broke off and decided to post from one of my other threads...

In this topic feel free to discuss any and all of your feelings or ideas about how to spread PK in a good way...

Have fun, go crazy, be respectfyl, go at it...

Parkour And Freerunning / Parkour in the X-Games...
« on: January 31, 2009, 07:04:55 PM »
I think it woulkd be amazing if they put PK in the x-games!

they could like build a huge course and say get from point a to point b and the one that does it the fastest would be the winner...

of course they could do it any number of ways including using freerunning instead and doing a point based system for the tricks

this would also definately put parkour out there for people to see.  so this could help boost us tremendously

Parkour And Freerunning / Motivation
« on: December 20, 2008, 06:26:16 PM »
I knoiw this sounds kind of cheesey but a huge part of training and PK/FR is motivation.
Motivation helps drives us in what we attempt and do.  Motivation is what makes us want to go on, what makes us ,umm..., strive.. for what we do, whatever that may be, and drives us to ....... create, have fun and learn.

My motivaton is the aspect of bettering myself.  I have always been incompetant or unwilling.  Since I started practicing PK i hve seen that turn around.  I have become a more competant person in living and in moving through my environment and my life.
  - I also enjoy just going out and screwing around with friends, but this is also part of my motivation, I srtive to learn new skill to share  with my friens and t help them learn.

Plz share your motivations and feelings on this topic here as you will.

  Me and my friends are trying to get a club started in Shelby Twp. MI.
None of us has any real expirience ::) or skill :'(..........
We are also going to try to get a start at our local high school ;) (Eisenhower High) when we get better(next year :-X)

  if u have any info about spots, interested in joining, or anything else plz reply or e-mail me @ [WTF]

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