Why Should I test?

Passing a test unlocks additional classes (listed below). Failing a test reveals strengths and weaknesses, so you’ll know what you need to work on. Also, it’s FUN!

Unlock the following classes by passing the Level 2 advancement test:

  • Beginner Obstacle Courses
  • Guided Open Training

How to Test

Open your ZenPlanner app and register for the test the same way you would for normal classes. Then just show up as you normally would for a class.

 

The Level 2 advancement test is being administered on the following dates:

  • Monday, April 18th at 5:30pm
  • Saturday, July 16th at 3pm
  • Thursday October 13th at 8pm
Your can find the full list of monthly testing details HERE.
Parkour coach Tom watching student swing on bar

Scoring

Each skill is scored from 0 to 10 points. In order to advance, students must accumulate a minimum of 144 points out of 180 total points, this equates to an average score of 8 or better on each skill. Any skill scored 0-2 will be an immediate failure, so be sure you review each skill and ask a coach if you have any questions.

SKILLS

Push ups

  • Perform 5 push ups with proper form
  • Keep your body straight, bring your chest close to the ground, and keep your elbows in toward your body
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Muscle Up

  • Perform 1 assisted muscle up on the blue bar wall
  • Keep your elbows in — no chicken winging
  • You can use a foot assist if needed
how to muscle up

Squats

  • Perform 5 squats with proper form
  • Your feet should remain flat
  • You should move through a complete range of motion
how to squat

Box Climb

  • Wall run to a half cat
  • Use a level 2 or better top out to stand on top of the 5’ box
how to climb a box

Slap Out Landing

Perform a slap out landing from a 3’ obstacle to the ground

Handstand

Hold a handstand against a wall facing either direction for 5 seconds

how to handstand against wall

Forward Roll

  • Perform a gymnastics-style forward roll
  • Must stand up smoothly with no help from your hands
How to do a gymnastics-style forward roll

PK Shoulder Roll

  • Perform a standard Parkour shoulder roll on the ground
  • Head cannot touch the ground and must be off to the side
  • Hands should guide your roll to one side of your head
how to do a parkour shoulder roll

Backward PK Shoulder Roll

  • Perform a standard backward Parkour shoulder roll on the ground
  • Head cannot touch the ground and must be off to the side
  • Hands should guide your roll to one side of your head

Bar Swing

  • Legs should remain straight
  • Re-grip in the back
  • Release and land on the back-swing
how to do a parkour bar swing

Underbar

Perform an underbar through any hole, demonstrating proper technique

how to parkour underbar

Step Vault

Perform a step vault over a 3’ obstacle

how to step vault

Lazy Vault

Perform a lazy vault over a 3’ obstacle

how to lazy vault

Sit Turn

Perform a sit turn on a trapezoid

how to do a sit turn

Balance

Balance across the gray quad box beam with full control

Cat Grab

Perform a standing two-foot jump from a tire placed 4’ away to a cat grab on the green cat grab hold

Precision JUmps

Starting on the white piece, jump and land with feet together on each piece of wood in a row with full control on each jump

STEP-UP HANDPLANT WALL GAINER

Perform a step-up handplant wall gainer on a tipped over 4’ (blue) trapezoid