Purpose of Outdoor Activities – Bringing Outdoor Education to the Next Level
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Recently, I had an interesting meet up with a fellow educator and we had a great chat about the purpose of outdoor activities. She shared that her school uses outdoor activities to develop her students. For example, the school will … Read More

10 Outdoor Activity Ideas for Families
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It is already September and this means that the year-end holidays are just around the corner! While the idea of packing up for a vacation seems like a common thought in most parents, including me, do hold on a minute and … Read More

Commentary: Confessions of an OBS Instructor: Some students can’t even peel an orange
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On 28 August, an article titled “Confessions of an OBS instructor: Some students can’t even peel an orange” was published by The New Paper (click here). I felt that it was a great article; something that provided a glimpse of … Read More

Developing Creativity Through Outdoor Adventure
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Given the ever increasing challenging and competitive business landscape, companies and organisations are both hiring and spending to boost their staffs’ productivity.  They are not looking for only those industrious candidates but also seeking new blood who could navigate confidently … Read More

10 Uses of Ropes in Outdoor Adventure Programmes
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“You’ve got a rope bro?” I remember asking a new instructor. “No man. I don’t think I will be needing it for this trip. The route seems rather flat plus it is just going to be a walk. No need … Read More

Nature Talk – Introducing the Simpoh Air
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In this post, I am trying something new which is to share about nature and I’ve decided to share about the Simpoh Air. Honestly, nature has never been my forte and you will be able to spot how uneasy I … Read More

Abseiling Proficiency Course Training Videos
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This is an interesting post and especially relevant for those who are learning to abseil. I have been rather fortunate to be up on the rope lately and managed to hustle up and record a few abseiling proficiency course training … Read More

How to prusik up a rope? (Intro)
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In this post, I provide a quick introduction on how to prusik up a rope. Prusiking is one of the main components of the sport climbing instructor training course and abseiling proficiency course 2 syllabuses. The steps shown follows the revised prusiking method … Read More

Outdoor Technical vs Facilitation Skills – How to be an outdoor instructor?
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“How to be an outdoor instructor?” a common question crept up. “Should I work on my outdoor technical skills or learn about facilitation?” I’ve been asked this type of question often, especially when I run programmes where there are many … Read More

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