Obstacle course is a series of challenging physical obstacles an individual or team must navigate usually while being time. Obstacle courses can include running, climbing, jumping, crawling, swimming and balancing elements with the aim of testing speed and endurance. Sometimes a course involves mental tests.
First aid is the assistance given to any person suffering a sudden illness or injury, with care provided to preserve life, prevent the condition from worsening or to promote recovery. Providing quick medical treatment until professional assistance arrives. The importance of first aid is hard to overestimate. Among the major benefits of first aid are […]
Teams are all around us – at work, your kids’ soccer practice, company softball, and at the advent of a natural disaster. And your team experience may range from terrific to a debacle. Teams succeed best when there is trust, purpose, vision, clarity, goals, commitment and community. And with each person having a potentially different […]
CPR is a basic emergency procedure for life support consisting of artificial respiration and manual external cardiac massage. Check for responsiveness of victim. If you suspect that victim has sustained spinal or neck injury, do not shake or move him. Otherwise shake victim gently and shout “are you okay? To see if there is any […]
Buoyancy aids are specialist form of personal flotation device (PFD) used most commonly by kayakers and canoeists. They are designed as a flotation aid, rather than a life-saving device and have several key differences to other PFD’s and lifejackets. The foam used is typically closed cell PVC (polyvinyl chloride). Three basic design buoyancy aids. Over […]
Outdoor recreation or outdoor activity refers to leisure pursuits engaged in the outdoors, often in natural or semi-natural settings out of town. Example camping, hiking, climbing, kayaking, sports and so on. Beneficial use is related to the physical and social rewards that goal-directed activity instils in individuals or group. Recreational activities are often done for […]
Coriander (Coriandrum sativum), also known as cilantro or Chinese parsley, is an annual herb in the family Apiaceae. All parts of the plant are edible, but the fresh leaves and the dried seeds are the parts most traditionally used in cooking. Most people perceive the taste of coriander leaves as a tart, lemon/lime taste, but a smaller group, of about 4–14% of people […]
Water confidence level 1 For many children 3 years of age and up, this is the first step to learning how to swim. WC1 is strictly a shallow water level where children are assisted with all drills to gradually build shallow water confidence. Children will also learn breath control, floating, kicking and submersion. Water confidence […]