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« on: April 02, 2007, 02:28:48 PM »
Welcome to APK's UWRF college board. Feel free to post what you want here. Ask questions, set up jams, give the advice that you can. If you have never been on a forum before, read the rules, even if you have been on a forum, read the rules anyway.  Also, we are all in college, so if fo sum resun u liek 2 tipe liek dis, don't. Proper grammar and punctuation are appreciated.

Lastly, don't feel limited to this one board either. The best way to learn is to go read the other threads and ask questions there as well.

« Last Edit: September 12, 2007, 09:08:44 AM by Skinny »
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Re: Welcome!!!
« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2007, 07:00:40 AM »
Seeeeee, i do have an account

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Re: Welcome!!!
« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2007, 07:01:05 PM »
haha yay4u! hopefully andrew will get an account soon too. I'm workin on getting maya one too.
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Re: Welcome!!!
« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2007, 04:16:51 PM »
I was just at UWRF for the WIAC track meet. any of you guys on the team? I run at UW-Whitewater
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« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2007, 07:57:51 AM »
We have one kid who is on the track team, J.R. Trabler, tall black dude, he's from Milwuakee. 
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« Reply #5 on: August 09, 2007, 11:06:08 PM »
okay i havent posted and stuff,
but i have been working on my agility and endurance for next semester ^_^

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« Reply #6 on: August 19, 2007, 06:52:56 PM »
Awesome! I have a better knowledge of back tucks and should be able to get them with a little practice. Then I can show you!
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« Reply #7 on: August 31, 2007, 12:25:35 AM »
I don't know if you guys have an official club, but if you do, or you are planning on it, please check out this thread:

http://www.americanparkour.com/component/option,com_smf/Itemid,159/topic,5833.0/

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« Reply #8 on: August 31, 2007, 11:10:32 AM »
Hey.  I'll be rocking the RF parkour as soon as I'm moved in.  Anyone want to explore with me, or even show me spot or two?

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« Reply #9 on: August 31, 2007, 08:14:46 PM »
Hey man, check out our table at the involvement fair, I'll be there trying to recruit new people.
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« Reply #10 on: September 12, 2007, 08:54:28 AM »
Alright, as mentioned at practice, we will have a jam on saturday, the 15th, at 1pm.  We will meet infront of the UC and explore the campus a little and see where that takes us!
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« Reply #11 on: September 14, 2007, 07:21:34 AM »
Alright, as mentioned at practice, we will have a jam on saturday, the 15th, at 1pm.  We will meet infront of the UC and explore the campus a little and see where that takes us!

Everyone pray to the weather gods for sunshine.

On another note, do you know if we aren't allowed on anything?
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« Reply #12 on: September 14, 2007, 03:01:06 PM »
We aren't allowed on anything that would be illegal by law.  There may be some stuff they don't want us to be on (I don't know what that would be) but we can use our best judgment right? Yeah, we are smart, that's why we're in college!!!
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« Reply #13 on: September 14, 2007, 08:49:10 PM »
Speak for yourself, I'm here for the Pk and the women:P
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« Reply #14 on: September 14, 2007, 08:59:56 PM »
I was wondering if the group could check out cameras once in a while for training purposes.  I'm not too big on PK videos, but a camera on a tripod could be great for nitpicking techniques.

Despite my prev. statement, a RF Pk vid would be really cool to play on the club day during WOW.  Granted, you might have shown one, I didn't get a chance to see the booth.  Also, still images would be great for photoshoping into a logo/emblem if anyone wants one.

I need to get off-line.  I'm totally whoring the community at the moment.
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« Reply #15 on: September 15, 2007, 09:19:11 AM »
I love having a camera, it's fun to see what you can do, and it is great for technique critiquing.  I'm sure we could rent one out.

And I agree with you on the pk vids.  There are a lot of crappy ones out there. That's why I haven't released one yet. I want to, but I want to make sure that it is worth watching.
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« Reply #16 on: September 17, 2007, 10:06:45 PM »
Heh.  I wouldn't even have thought about it that way.  I was thinking more along the lines of, "a lot of the people making vids, or who want to, are just showing off".  It's linked to my dislike of commercialized martial arts and the bastardization of pretty much every pure pursuit imaginable, but the majority of me would really rather just practice for me.  Not for anyone else's entertainment, or even an increase in other people's respect of me.  But that's just me.

Of course, it was the good vids that got me hooked to begin with, so maybe there is some good to "showing off"(;
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« Reply #17 on: September 18, 2007, 10:37:09 AM »
Yeah, I agree, I wish people would just train instead of worrying about what a vault is called, whether or not flips are parkour, who started what, competition, certification and everything else people worry about.  It is a young discipline and will grow when it needs to. People are trying to force new things upon it too soon.  Just train and push your personal boundaries.

Yeah, video is good for personal use, but I think of a video like a movie. It should be something you are proud of.  To show your best creativity and skills.  I don't want other people's respect, I want them to know that I understand what I am doing and have a decent skill level.  I want to make one, and if it is not up to a personal standard, I won't release it for everyone to see.  It can be like the little video I threw together for fun and for a few people to see. It's on google video, but not available for anyone to see.

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« Reply #18 on: September 18, 2007, 03:27:46 PM »
Practise!

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« Reply #19 on: September 27, 2007, 09:02:01 AM »
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