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A brief video of kayaking on Coniston Water

A short video of kayaking on Coniston Water Tweet  A gentle week kayaking and ghyll scrambling on Coniston water with University students. After front loading the session with the appropriate facts and theories required of the course, we headed out into the lake and up Crocodile Creak… It … Continue reading

Pushing yourself and your job.

Tweet A long hard week of gorge scrambling and kayaking in and around Coniston. Clear skies, good temperatures in the the sunshine, interesting and engaging clients, varied activity times (to avoid the crowds), clear water conditions, walking to and from … Continue reading

It isn’t what you think!

Tweet Coaching is coaching whatever the sport, activity or objective. So coaching individuals on how to focus on the ‘here and now’ and not on distractions is possible and noticeably successful through many sports and in particular clay pigeon shooting. … Continue reading

Technical advising as part of the job

Tweet Just spent a couple of weeks advising as a technical expert for two national education and development companies. Producing technical documents and validations for individuals undertaking group leadership roles on climbing and gorge scrambling sessions. Why? Well it is … Continue reading

Personal coaching and support for military personnel

Tweet Just completed a week coaching Wounded, Injured and Sick personnel attending an adventure training course at the Battle Back Centre (Lilleshall).  Individuals with a wide variety physical and psychological impairments, all on their own personal journeys, with my role … Continue reading

A busy time as a team trainer

Tweet Just completed 3 weeks training with apprentices from Wales, England, France and Germany who are employed by the aircraft manufacturer Airbus. These week long multi-cultural and team awareness courses saw individuals challenging themselves on the highest English mountain and … Continue reading

Superb views this weekend

Tweet A short descriptive video on a graduate development course over in Eskdale this weekend. https://vimeo.com/67672252

Inspirational setting for a personal feedback session

An inspirational personal feedback session Tweet Working closely with a high performing team of international HSBC graduates over in the Eskdale and Wasdale valleys  this week. Focusing on their own personal learning objectives following 2 weeks of theoretical input, they spent 4 very practical days … Continue reading

Old skills revisited

Tweet A few hours of relearning old skills. Asked today to produce a number of rope lengths of 24mm staple poly-prop (as you do!), I had to dig deep into the old toolbox to create a number of loop and … Continue reading

Close up of caving

Tweet A short video of the challenge that caving can be if you choose. A number of days caving this week, supporting individuals as they challenge themselves in appropriately testing conditions. https://vimeo.com/66358811