As individuals, people make hundreds of decisions every day. While working with groups, the number of decisions people make expands exponentially. Both the individual members in the group and the group as a whole are making decisions. Even a seemingly straightforward decision follows a general six-step process.
Team-Building Activities for the Digital Age eBook
In order for growth activities to be successful, you as the facilitator should know your purpose, your audience, your environment, the needed equipment and supplies, and when to change plans to adapt to the participants.
Inclusive Recreation eBook
Adventure activities are becoming an inclusive enterprise for those who seek to push their personal limits. The
most important goal of any inclusive adventure program is to welcome all persons to the group, regardless of whether or not they have a disability.
Water Skiing and Wakeboarding eBook
The two types of balancing movements are counterbalancing and fore�aft balancing.
Assessing your technique is more challenging and slightly more subjective than using indoor assessments.
The Park and Recreation Professional's Handbook With Online Resource
Professional development encompasses numerous facilitated learning opportunities, from college degree programs to formal course work to conferences and informal learning opportunities situated in practice
Teaching Cross-Country Skiing eBook
The diagonal stride is the technique used most commonly when people are cross-country skiing on classic, or diagonal, skis.
Integrated Risk Management for Leisure Services
When the water level is low, anyone can easily walk across the stream. In contrast, when the river swells during spring, traversing this same spot can be potentially dangerous, particularly for users who are not trained in crossing rivers.
Discovering Orienteering eBook
Orienteering offers many benefits, but its real attraction is that it is fun!
Race, Ethnicity, and Leisure eBook
Recent efforts to steer theorizing about race and ethnicity in leisure in new directions are informed by the theory of planned behavior, social and cultural capital theories, and critical race theory.
If it is not clear yet in this chapter, let me be unequivocal now. Leadership - your leadership - is about you. Your ability to be the best leader you can be does not depend on your attempts to copy others or emulate great historical figures. Rather, it has everything to do with knowing who you are and understanding what you need to do to become a better version of you. It is all about you.
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