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Climbing Wall Belayer Certification Training

Climbing Wall Belayer Certification Training

May 31, 2019 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

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https://potsdam.campuslabs.com/engage/event/3095374

Session Description:

Students will gain the skills necessary to indoor rock climb by attending Open Climbing Wall hours at the Maxcy Hall Field House for at least 8 hours and successfully passing the climbing wall belay test.  Hours for instruction are during normal open climbing wall hours which are usually 2 hours in the evening, daily. Hours will be posted at the climbing wall desk. This program meets the healthy behavior competency by helping participants learn about and practice lifelong methods of being active; overcoming and working through problems; and goal planning.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will be able to identify and properly use basic climbing equipment including harness, locking carabine, belay device and ground anchors.
  • Students will become familiar with proper climbing movement/technique.
  • Students will become familiar with climbing safety procedures including climbing checks and commands.
  • Students will be able to identify the risks and benefits of climbing.

Summit Competencies Covered:

Healthy Behavior: Engage in purposeful behavior with the goal of improving one or more of the following health variables: physical, emotional, spiritual, social, occupational, or intellectual.

This workshop counts for Explore Leadership Development, and the Belayer Certification Digital Badge.

Summit: Healthy Behavior ThoughtfulLearning