WHAT ARE BANDS?

Bands are determined during testing sessions held at The Academy every ten weeks to assess each student’s mastery of set skills. Each band provides access to a new level of classes.

 
 

Don’t have a band yet?
Start with our Beginner Class, and get ready to train for your next level.

Beginner

Ages 9-16, Adults
Beginners will focus on building strength, balance, and full body awareness using the fundamental movements of Parkour.

Pk All Day
Green Band Required

Ages 9-16, Adults
Technical Parkour movements are taught as the transition is made from soft to hard obstacles.

Train Harder Kong Harder
Light Blue Band Required

Ages 9-16, Adults
Students in this class have mastered vaults and will now explore more advanced Parkour movements with a focus on bar techniques.

Hardcore Parkour
Dark Blue Band Required

Ages 9-16, Adults
Advanced Parkour movements will be taught, along with an introduction to basic flips and tricks utilized in Freerunning.

Flip N Flow
Yellow Band Required

Ages 9-16, Adults
In this level, students will refine their Freerunning skills with a concentration on flow.

I am a Freerunner
Red Band Required

Ages 9-16, Adults
Students will begin integrating new movements including tricking, flips from heights, and skills on railings into their repertoire.

Trü Freedom
Black Band Required

Ages 9-16, Adults
Dedicated to the most advanced skills in Freerunning, this level focuses on safely executing competition style runs with high levels of difficulty, creativity, and flow.

Goldfish Gangsta
Gold Band Required

Ages 9-16, Adults
The Final Level: Students will utilize everything they have learned to give back to the community that made it all possible. In this level, students will create videos, attend jams, learn to how to explain the mechanics of Parkour movements in order to teach them, and truly become a Tempest Ambassador.


For Kids Ages 4-8

Kinderkour

Ages 4-8
Our Kinderkour program focuses on improving balance, coordination, and spatial awareness in our incredible environment. With safety as our number one priority, our coaches will guide students through for ever-changing obstacle courses designed to develop strength and motor skills that will last a lifetime.

Tadpoles

Ages 6-8
Tadpoles focus on building confidence and foundational skills necessary to continue further growth in the disciplines of Parkour and Freerunning. Guided by our gentle and encouraging coaches, Tadpoles learn to perform moves and skills in the safe environment of our gym.


Open Gym

Monitored Kids Open Gym

Ages 9-16
This one is for the kids. Open gym for the 9-16 year-old crowd, monitored by our experienced coaches. This is not an instructional class, but a chance for younger students to have some fun and extra practice time in certain areas of the gym (to be determined by coaches).

Adult Open Gym

Ages 17+
An opportunity for adults 17 and over to make use of the entire Academy.


IMPORTANT

All minors (17 and under) must have an online waiver completed by parent or legal guardian before using the facility. Photo ID of parent/guardian will be required at time of entry. Photocopies are acceptable.