Episode 78: Join the High 5 training team for an educational discussion about challenge course terminology. Words and the framing of terms have a direct impact on the way participants experience the challenge course. After years of teaching and training participants on challenge courses, our team has arrived at some impactful conclusions to…
In a round-robin format, podcast host Phil poses multiple questions to the team to get their input on various challenge course terms they hear often in the field. Some terms they find confusing and misleading. While other terms they note to be psychologically uninviting for participants. In rare cases, they find terms verging on unprofessional. From terms related to gear such as knots and carabiners to terms that help frame activities, the team covers a lot of ground.
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