Climbing for All (Disability Awareness)

17/11/2018 - 17/11/2018

Awesome Walls Liverpool

Non-residential starting from £40.00

About

Climbing for All

NO ONLINE BOOKINGS - PLEASE EMAIL grazzhill@hotmail.com

8 places are brooked 4 places are avavilable for public bookings


9.15 for a 9.30am start

There is an additional charge of £8.50 per person on top of the course fee for wall entry. Please pay this at wall reception. Could you also pre-complete the registration form for the wall to save time when you arrive. Registration is free.

https://app.rockgympro.com/waiver/esign/awesomewallsuk/87519527-7283-4783-8c41-b8c9cd029f82 

Climbing for All is a one day course providing an introduction to instructing disabled people in climbing. The course has now been delivered for over 12 years and was developed by Adventure for All and Mountain Training England. Climbing for All is an Association of Mountaineering Instructors approved course.

The purpose of the course is to provide instructors and coaches increased confidence and skills to enable disabled people to experience and enjoy climbing. The course also provides you with an opportunity to test your instructing and coaching skills in new territories.

Course delivered in two halves Theory/Practical

• Appropriate/Inappropriate Language
• Types of Disabilities
• How do Disabilities Occur
• Models of Disability
• Inclusive/Integrated/Segregated?

The second half covers

• Climbing Environments
• Side Supported Climbing
• Vertical Hoists
• Wheelchair Abseiling

Course provider

Graeme has been at the leading edge of development in access to the outdoors for over 20 years. He assisted in the development of the course and has been delivering if for over 12 years. Graeme works full time as a disability programme manager for Link4Life leisure trust. He was the founder of the GB paraclimbing team and is currently the secretary for IOL Adventure for All Professional Practice Group.

A number of the activities can be seen on this video.

http://tv.thebmc.co.uk/video/climbing-for-all-information-for-technical-advisors?current-channel=all-channels

Other links

Adventure for All which oversees the course and is a Specialist Interest Group within the Institute of Outdoor Learning

http://www.outdoor-learning.org/Default.aspx?tabid=304

Association of Mountaineering Instructors provides technical expertise on sections of the course

http://www.ami.org.uk/

Mountain Training England developed the course in conjunction with Adventure for All

http://www.mountain-training.org/about/about-mountain-training-england

British Mountaineering Council provides further funding to promote, research and develop disability opportunities

https://www.thebmc.co.uk/

GB Paraclimbing Team

http://www.gbclimbingteam.co.uk./

Videos on Disability Climbing are available on BMC TV

http://tv.thebmc.co.uk/

Where And When

Start
17/11/2018 09:30
End
17/11/2018 16:00
Total Days
1
Maximum Bookings
4
Bookings
3
Venue
Awesome Walls Liverpool
Town
Liverpool
County
Merseyside
Postcode
L5 9XT
Country
United Kingdom
Latitude
53.42000
Longitude
-2.99000

CPD Points

CPD Points
1.00

Contact

Provider
Mountain Training England
Telephone
07943697760
Email

Booking

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    £40.00
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