Training in England with Steve Woods - Part I


Episode 163: What are the differences between being a challenge course trainer in the United States versus the United Kingdom? Host Phil Brown was presented this question by a VPP listener. So Phil reached out to Steve Woods, the Technical Director at Vertex Instructor Training, based in England, to  see what differences and similarities exist between the two challenge course training communities.

There is a lot to cover, so stick with us in this two part series. In today’s episode they will discuss a variety of similarities and differences in challenge course trainings. 

Topics and Questions Presented in this Episode

  • Training new practitioners versus veteran practitioners
  • Belay techniques examined
  • Career Pathways in the industry
  • Impact of influential facilitators
  • Perspective taking: What is the essential component of a successful training?

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