Red Band

General requirements:

– Student has at least 4 months of training since the intro class with 2-3 visits per week (50 visits minimum).

– Student has displayed competence with chaining movements together and demonstrates flow.

– Student is beginning to develop personal style and has demonstrated a commitment to parkour and it’s philosophy.

– 80% total score or better

Pairs – 2 picks from each category

Pushing

Pulling

Lower body

Core

Bails – Choose 1 bail from 3 scenarios

Flow – Perform all three scenarios

Scoring

1-10 scoring

22 total scores (220 point total; 85% to pass/187 point total)

16 scores for Pairs (8 conditioning, 8 technique)

6 scores for Bails and Flow (one overall score per pick, even though they may have to demonstrate multiple iterations of the same bail)

Rules for the Pairs Section:

  1. Each skill is to be performed immediately following the completion of the paired exercise.  Any delay is subject to penalty.
  2. A short break (1 min) will be given after every 3rd skill (3 breaks total)
  3. The pairing rows are set; no mixing different skills and techniques.

Pairs

Pushing

  • All (These pairs may be tested on any age group)
ConditioningTechnique
20 sec deep diamond (15 down/5 up) ->Foot placement sequence (4-5 vaults)
15 QM clap in 30 sec ->Rail QM stand up turn around (2x)
15 donkey kicks ->kong precision (sized for the student)
  • Ages 12-35 (These pairs may be tested on ages 12-35 only)
5 handstand presses against wall ->kong precision
60 sec handstand against wall ->4 consecutive vaults
45 degree incline single arm press (5/arm) ->Foot placement sequence (4-5 vaults)

Pulling/grip strength

  • All (These pairs may be tested on any age group)
ConditioningTechnique
15 sec passive hang, each hand ->pole cat leap to precision
10 scapular pulls* ->lache cat, crane, or pre
10 cat hang pull ups ->tac to cat to cat to climb up (ramp for 35+)
  • Ages 12-35 (These pairs may be tested on ages 12-35 only)
5 ice cream makers ->3 climb ups in 15 secs
8 wide grip pull ups (1.5x shoulder width)* ->multi-angle lache
3 muscle ups/gymnastic kip up* ->multi-angle lache

Lower body

  • All (These pairs may be tested on any age group)
30 second running high knees ->running up rail pre (7-10 shoes, 1’ height differential)
30 second rapid mountain climbers ->8-10’ rail walk w/180 pivot x2
8 single leg burpees each leg ->elevated striding (4x @ 7-9 shoes)
  • Ages 12-35 (These pairs may be tested on ages 12-35 only)
15 deep squat jumps (no tuck, no plyo) ->multi precisions (8x @ 6-8 shoes)
8 cossack squats per leg ->long distance tac to pre (adjust to student)
15 tuck jumps (plyo) ->elevated plyo pre (4x @ 7-9 shoes)

Core

  • All (These pairs may be tested on any age group)
3 toes to bar ->lache to cat dyno to lache
20 sec hanging L-sit* ->circle up to cast to bar mount/dismount
45 sec v-sit (arms raised) ->10 each side dizzy rolls inside circle
  • Ages 12-35 (These pairs may be tested on ages 12-35 only)
5 candlesticks ->45 second dizzy rolls inside circle
3 dragon flags ->circle up to cast to bar mount/dismount
3 toes to wall (reverse wall hang) ->cat dyno to lache 180 to cat

*cannot come down from rail; must go straight to technique

Bails

Flow

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