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FLEX PE Circus Skills Parkour Fun Exercise Home School Fitness Class 16W1

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Explosive Learning Jo Reynolds Life Skill Teachers
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Average rating:4.8Number of reviews:(1,248)
This class is a Physical Education class that includes learning about Parkour and Circus Skills for a 16-week middle school fitness class. Great exercise fun!

Class experience

16 lessons//16 Weeks
 Week 1
Lesson 1
Introduction to Parkour
Learn the foundations of parkour, its origins, and core skills for health and efficiency in movement. Understand the importance of proper attire and training spaces.
 Week 2
Lesson 2
Athlete Fundamentals
Discover key practices for becoming a well-rounded athlete, including warm-ups, conditioning, and cool-downs, alongside the DOs and DON'Ts of parkour.
 Week 3
Lesson 3
Mastery of Jumping and Rolling
Dive into precision jumping and rolling techniques to save your legs from impact, combining jumps for fluid movement.
 Week 4
Lesson 4
Vaults and Safety
Explore common vaults and the critical safety roll, learning about the hazards and how to perform these techniques safely.
 Week 5
Lesson 5
Advanced Vaults
Get ambidextrous with vaults, focusing on explosive power and the most common vault techniques, along with precautionary advice.
 Week 6
Lesson 6
Flow: The Art of Combination
Combine everything learned so far to create a flowing line of movement, emphasizing the importance of steps and connections.
 Week 7
Lesson 7
Poi Spinning Basics
Discover the enchanting world of Poi spinning, including its history, equipment, and basic movements.
 Week 8
Lesson 8
Beginner Poi Tricks
Learn simple yet impressive poi tricks to start building your routine, focusing on different planes and directions.
 Week 9
Lesson 9
Intermediate Poi Skills
Elevate your poi spinning with advanced tricks, exploring complex patterns and movements for a more engaging performance.
 Week 10
Lesson 10
Choreographing Poi Routines
Blend poi moves into choreographed routines, introducing music and rhythm to your spinning and encouraging creativity.
 Week 11
Lesson 11
Staff Spinning Introduction
Uncover the basics of staff spinning, from its history to fundamental movements and grips.
 Week 12
Lesson 12
Beginner Staff Tricks
Practice beginner-friendly staff tricks, including spins, rolls, and twirling techniques.
 Week 13
Lesson 13
Intermediate Staff Techniques
Advance your staff spinning with more complex maneuvers, focusing on body rolls, helicopters, and partner spinning.
 Week 14
Lesson 14
Staff Choreography and Performance
Create flowing staff routines, incorporating dance and movement for dynamic performances.
 Week 15
Lesson 15
Diabolo and Juggling Fundamentals
Explore the diabolo and other juggling techniques, building coordination and control for impressive displays.
 Week 16
Lesson 16
Balancing and Object Manipulation
Learn advanced juggling and balance skills, combining various props for a captivating show.
To understand and be able to perform the basic movements and techniques of parkour
To be able to perform basic circus skills such as balance and juggling
To improve overall fitness and physical literacy
To develop strength, flexibility, and coordination
To learn how to combine parkour and circus skills for fun and challenging exercise routines
To learn parkour and circus skills
To develop problem-solving and creativity
To have a great time and enjoy the physical activity
This class is taught by Jo who has been an active and athletic movement enthusiast since a very young age. Jo started training parkour at 17 and coaching at 21. He has taught people from the age of 4 all the way to 60, as part of The Urban Arts Academy in Brighton, where he was many a student’s favourite! 
In the last 10 years he also performed in the street, on set for TV and at movie premieres, both in costume (Spider-Man) and as a stunt man. He has competed in speed, skill and freestyle competitions nationwide. A three-time World Chase Tag Champion (Team Marrero Gang), having competed in various events UK-wide and as far as Tokyo.
Homework Offered
Each week, there will be approximately 20 - 30 minutes of homework assigned to help participants develop and apply the ideas taught in class to their own lives.
Assessments Offered
Grades Offered
Every student will make sure to wear trainers with a full rubber outsole, for maximum grip, to avoid slips. The training space should be open and unobstructed, free of trip hazards and sharp corners. If using an outdoor space, e.g. garden, make sure the ground is free of debris and isn’t slippery. Every student is advised to bring a water bottle, as we will be performing exercise.
This class is for beginners and will not involve any topics or tricks that could be considered dangerous. This is a beginners class showing the core skills. 

Prior to starting this class there’s a number of precautionary steps the students will need to take to exercise safety. Every student will make sure to wear trainers with a full rubber outsole, for maximum grip, to avoid slips. The training space should be open and unobstructed, free of trip hazards and sharp corners. If using an outdoor space, e.g. garden, make sure the ground is free of debris and isn’t slippery. Every student is advised to bring a water bottle, as we will be performing exercise.
At the start of every class, the teacher will go through a full warm up and stretch to avoid any injuries. We strongly advise that students are supervised by their parent(s). Potential injury that can occur if not properly supervised - ankle sprain, bruises, wrist sprain, dehydration.
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Average rating:4.8Number of reviews:(1,248)
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Explosive Learning specialises in Life Skills classes that:

* Develop essential life skills rarely taught in schools
* Improve wellbeing by helping make kids happy and active
* Increase confidence through performance skills
* Are great fun to... 
Self-Paced Class

$30

weekly or $480 for all content
16 pre-recorded lessons
16 weeks of teacher feedback
Choose your start date
1 year of access to the content

Completed by 2 learners
Ages: 7-11

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