Course: Rope obstacles instructor

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Course title Rope obstacles instructor
Course code KTV/0461
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course unspecified
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Balkó Iva, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
1.Development of rope obstacles 2.Importance and use of rope obstacles in various parts of human activity (lifesaving, army, educational and therapeutic use) 3.Technology and material equipment 4.Safety standards of rope obstacles in relation to the EU standards 5.Basic knots 6.Work with rope 7.Construction of low rope obstacles 8.Construction of high rope obstacles 9.Belaying and belaying techniques 10.Construction of rope obstacles on trees and poles 11.Use of rope obstacles 12.Methodology of program leading 13.First aid and its specifics on the rope obstacles, ecological and environmental problems 14.Construction of a rope obstacle

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified, unspecified, unspecified, unspecified
Learning outcomes
The aim of the study-unit is to familiarize students with the use of rope activities and issues building rope obstacles including moving them, methods of management actions and possible protection. The course is teaching specific skills and knowledge of working with rope and building and construction of low and high rope obstacles. Trade theory focuses on the history, techniques and methods of construction and movement of obstacles, teaching methodology, equipment and new technologies. Emphasis is placed on safety standards in the areas that are in the Czech Republic and the EU. The program of the study-unit is also essential ecological aspect related to the proper conduct of people in sensitive locations. Rated the acquisition of theoretical knowledge and practical skills of students in a written project preparation and subsequent implementation.
Student after completing the course: - Knows possibilities of using and operationing rope activities - Knows and handles basic techniques of construction - Is able to make basic rope obstacles according to recommended procedures. - Knows safety standards and he acts with regard to ecological principles when choosing a place, construction and operationing of rope activities. - Is able to provide professional help, belaying and saving - Knows critical spots during the process - Is able to organize an operation on rope activities
This subject is not bound to specific conditions.

Assessment methods and criteria
80% attendance, construction of a rope obstacle according to the appropriate safety, theory test.
Recommended literature
  • Budworth,G. Uzly krok za krokem.. Praha: SVOJTKA & Co, 2004.
  • Hanuš, R. & Hrkal, J. Lanové překážky.. Olomoc: Hanex, 1998.
  • HANUŠ, R., HRKAL, J. Lanové překážky. Olomouc: HANEX, 1999. ISBN 80-85783-25-8.
  • LOUKA, O., HNÍZDIL, J., KIRCHNER, J. Základy lezení na umělé stěně - vybrané kapitoly. Ústí nad Labem: KTV-PF UJEP, 2004. ISBN 80-7044-592-0.
  • NEUMAN, J., ĎOUBALÍK, P. Dobrodružné hry a cvičení v přírodě. Praha: PORTÁL, 2007. ISBN 978-80-7367-276-8.
  • NEUMAN, J. Lanové dráhy, lezecké stěny a výchova prožitkem. Praha: Portál, 1999. ISBN 80-7178-292-0.
  • Neuman, J. Překážkové dráhy, lezecké stěny a výchova prožitkem.. Praha: Portál, 1999.

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