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Title: EnEd 4410 Ropes Course Management


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EnEd 4410Ropes Course Management
  • Ropes Course Elements
  • Low Course High Course

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History of Ropes Courses
  • Originated as obstacle course .
  • Purpose was to build strength and agility.
  • Military training
  • Kurt Hahn began concept within Outward Bound as a
    means to build community

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  • Alan Hale began concept in U.S. with advent of
    Outward Bound (1962)
  • Risk was high minimal back-up unsophisticated
    equipment.
  • Karl Rohnke began Ropes Courses as a specific
    tool to teach problem solving skills and address
    psychological dynamics issues (1971)
  • The new evolution began in PE programs.
  • Equipment became more sophisticated (poles,
    helmets, harnesses, cables, belaying).
  • Use broadened to education, recreation, therapy,
    and organized development.

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  • Ropes Courses were focused toward youth at risk
    and as adjunctive therapy. Why?
  • Now it is considered a primary mode of therapy
  • Nature is not key, Challenge is.
  • The 1980s brought about Project Adventure which
    sets Industry Standard in Ropes Course
    management.
  • Use has broadened to most camps nature centers
  • Used in Corporate Training (Team-building,
    communication skills, problem-solving skills,
    Risk-taking strategies, and stress reduction
    (Bunting study).

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  • Now, over 3,000 Ropes courses in U.S.
  • Formation of Association of Challenge Course
    Technology (ACCT) sets industry standards. (Karl
    Rohnke is still part of it)
  • AEE is the accrediting body.

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Problems
  • More than a fun time.
  • Not just a rock climbing transfer.
  • Inadequately trained staff (hard skills are
    focus, but soft skills are key).
  • Poorly designed, constructed, and maintained
    courses.

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Low Ropes Course Elements (or Initiatives)
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Purpose of a Low Ropes Course
  • For groups of people (8-12)
  • Challenge is in problem solving
  • Risk is low
  • Problem solving yields insights toward behavior
    communication

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Outcomes are
  • Insights on how individuals communicate within
    the group
  • Insights on how the group works as a unit
  • Insights on how individuals behave within the
    group (called group dynamic)
  • Suggestions, skills, practice to improve

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The Wall (14 12)
Ants-on-a-log
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Spider Web
14
Trust Fall
15
Wild Woozey
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Fidget Ladder
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Swinging Tires
Nitro Crossing
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The Wall (14 12)
Mohawk Crossing or Triangular Tension Traverse
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High Ropes Elements
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Purpose of a High Ropes Course
  • Individual (self) Oriented
  • Challenge is in perceived risk
  • Risk is high (perceived)
  • Problem solving yields insights toward individual
    response to risk (typically trust /or self
    efficacy courage)

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Outcomes are
  • Insights on the individuals self beliefs
  • Insights on the individuals self-talk
  • Insights individuals behavior to the
    challenge/risk (called self-efficacy)
  • Suggestions, skills, practice to improve

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Giants Ladder
Pamper Pole
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Zip Wire
Cat Walk or Beam
Climbing Wall
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Postmans Walk
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Postmans Walk
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Heebie Jeebie
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Multi-Vine
Heebie Jeebie
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Multi-Vine
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Cargo Net
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The Beam or Cat Walk
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