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Sat 10 Sep 2016 - 10:00am

Posted by Robert S on Fri, 9 Sep 2016
Leaders: Robert S
Standard: Intermediate
Meeting: No meeting


Meeting at the clubrooms at 10am, then heading to Dights.

Bring wetsuit and cold water swimming gear (+/- nose/ear clips/plugs)

Revision of all SRT topics before the actual course next week.

  • Throwing throwbags at swimmers
    •  Get spot on, overhand and underhand.
  • restuffing throw bags and throwing coils
  • Making both a z-drag and a pig-rig within 3 minutes. 
  • Riverside anchor building. Floating, back-tensioned and equalised. (3:1 and 4:1)
  • Going through what kind of across river lines are safe to tension with mechanical advantage.
  • Foot entrapment extraction. 
    • What to do and in what order
  • Tying and identifying the following knots. With eyes shut. 
    • Figure 8
      • Follow through
      • On a bight
      • Directional 
    • Alpine Butterfly
    • Bowline
    • Double Fisherman’s
    • Water Knot
    • Clove Hitch
    • Munter Hitch
    •     3­wrap
    • Prusik
    • Klemheist

and much more.


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