First course in the USA this year will be held in Santa Cruz, February 18-20th, hosted by Parkour Generations Americas.
The Level 1 (Assistant Instructor) certification course takes place over 3 days from 9am – 5pm each day. Candidates will participate in a variety of individual and group exercises, class discussions, demonstrations, and coaching situations covering:
– History and origins of parkour
– Principles of movement
– Functional strength and conditioning
– Coaching skills
– Group management
– Health and safety
– The benefits of managed risk
– The spirit of parkour in practice
The course culminates with a written exam and practical assessment by the course tutor(s). In order to complete the ADAPT Level 1 certification, candidates must satisfactorily complete the required number of supervised coaching hours (10 minimum) with a Level 2 or Level 3 instructor within 1 year of the end of the course. Upon submission of the Supervised Hours log sheet with the required number of signatures, candidates will receive their ADAPT Level 1 certificate via mail.
Candidates will be required to show a basic level of proficiency in a variety of parkour techniques and most candidates find that 1-2+ years of dedicated parkour training is helpful for the successful completion of the certification.
– Early-Bird price: $400 (Registration by Nov 30th)
– Regular price: $450
– Late registration price: $500 (Registration after Jan 15th)
Food and accommodations are not included in the course price and must be arranged separately. Some accommodation may be made available to candidates through local hosts. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information or housing suggestions (limited spots available).