This book provides teachers and recreation professionals with a guide to Project Adventure activities and curriculum. Project Adventure learning goals are: (1). “Cowstails and Cobras II” is a rewrite of Karl Rohnke’s classic guide to games, initiative problems, and adventure activities. It contains much-and-more of what. Download Citation on ResearchGate | Cowstails and Cobras. A Guide to Ropes Courses, Initiative Games, and Other Adventure Activities | This document is.

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Require a lateral distance of about five feet between students. If a student is dropped at any tinw, it will be a long time before that student will display any trust toward you or the group. On the other hand, it deals with a person’s right to assess the situation and say.

Video-tapo also works and helps to break down nervous resistance. But tho ciirricuhnn contained heroin is no nonsense at all — although para ”. My knees are acting like sewing machines! There are sirnply many times when a stressful situation is not appropriate.

Ten to fifteen people stand shoulder to shoulder in a circle with one person the faller standing rigid and trusting in the center. Building your collection is better when you can do it in concert with a co-leader. Or you can have them Freeze Frame their effort. A set of bleachers provides a variable and usually solid take-off area. To ask other readers questions about Cowstails and Cobras IIplease sign up.


An untrained instructor presenting this Initiative problem from a book might not 17 Introduction 3 be aware of or remomber which areas for spotting are essential, or more disastrously, not be aware that spotting is necessary at all. Balance activities which can be successfully completed often give a feeling of accomplish- ment and personal worth to the doer. The way you ap- proach the problem can liave a lot to do with the decision they make.

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It’s supposed to be, but learning by doing is the lesson and it happens fast and efficiently. Try this exercise with a partner of near equal height.

Having enough money to purchase the necessary equipment. This team approach, we feel, gives the reader a good view of how leadership styles may differ and how the quality of leadership can affect the Adventure experience.

Keep your legs together and hop front Chapter 2: Debriefing Debriefing is a blindspot for ccobras Adven- ture leaders.

See photo this page, and also on pg. To further utilize the entire group i. No reason really, it’s just fun. Types of intervention include: Refresh vobras try again.

These jumps can be attempted off stumps, benches, platforms, or anything handy. Several thousand of the texts found their way overseas as purchase orders and requests for the book have come in from over thirty foreign countries, including the Soviet Union, Poland, and O.


Not “stripped of the bonds of earthly ties,” but making full use of a friendly group’s hands-on offer of fleeting zero G’s. When instruction is referred to as taking control, it crosses over into an intervention mode.

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John Smith marked it as to-read May 29, Balance and coordinated movement form the basis for many physical activities ranging from dancing to track and football. Spon- taneously creative, dedicated to Adventure and fun in learning, and cow happier than when he is sharing these qualities in a work- shop setting, Karl has truly unique gifts.

The beauty is you can play anywhere. Participants’ goals can be discussed as well. Because of Common Ground, you have more of a chance to operate from cibras the group — no longer are you the outside expert. P’or many individuals, a simple thing like hand-holding is too much because of either timidity or ma- chismo.

The debriefing can focus on what an inhibition is and why it’s difficult to let go in front of a group.