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Every person (from 16 to 60) should be physically & mentally able to save their own life whatever the given situation.

To be able to do this you should be able to accomplish ALL the following:

 

Be able to swim at least half a mile

Be able to hold your breathe for 60 seconds

Be able to retreive an obect from under the water at a depth of at least 2 metres

Be able to move from sitting to standing without using your hands

Be able to run at top speed for one hundred metres

Be able to run 2 miles non stop

Be able to move efficiently across uneven terrain

Be able to jump over obstacles higher than your waist

Be able to deadlift a weight of at least half your own body weight

Be able to carry a person of at least your own weight for 10 metres

Be able to pull your body up onto a bar/surface from a hanging position

       underneath

Be able to hang traverse a beam a distance of at least 5 metres

Be able to jump a distance equal to half your own height from standstill

Be able to walk 10 metres along a beam 4” wide, squat, perform a tripod

      transition, turn, rise and walk back without touching the floor.

Be able to jump down safely from a distance equal to half your own height

Be able to climb up a pole to clear a distance equal to your own height

Be able to throw an object at least 7kg to a target at a distance of least

      your own height

Be able to pick up an item from the floor infront of toes using thumb & forefinger

      of both hands and with straight legs

Be able to bear-walk with hips lower than shoulders at least 10 metres, and

       on a beam 4” wide for 5 metres without touching the floor.

Be able to walk or crawl 1 metre blindfolded over a 4” beam without touching

       the floor

Be able to pass under an obstacle equal to your knee height with ease

Be able to breathe deeply and remain calm under stress

Be able to pop someone with enough force and accuracy with your hand, foot, elbow or knee to

      potentially knock him out

Be able to go without food for at least 24 hours

 

If you can accomplish ALL these things, you need have no fear concerning the safety of your life should you be forced into an emergency from which you alone have to save yourself, no matter what the circumstances.

You can also have your name listed in the HBT Active Body Hall of Fame, and officially wear the ABCweb3.gifT-shirt.


Instuctors Active Body Challenge:

Swim 1 mile front crawl

Hold breath for 2 minutes

Retreve an object from under the water from a depth of 4 metres

Move from supine to standing without using hands

Run top speed for two hundred metres

Run 3 miles / 2 miles barefoot

Move effectively across uneven terrain

Vault obsticles higher than chest

Deadlift weight equal to own weight

Be able to carry person more than own weight for at least 20 metres

Be able to pull your body up onto bar/surface from hanging position underneath

Be able to hang transverse a beam at least 10 metres

Jump distance equal to more than own height from standstill

Walk 10 metres along 3" beam, squat tripod transition, turn rise, walk back without touching ground

Jump down safely from distance greater than own height

Climb up a pole to clear distance above twice own height

Throw an object at least 7kg to a target at least twice own height

Be able to place palms flat on floor in front of toes with straight legs

Be able to bear walk with hips lower than shoulders for 20 metres and on beam 4" wide for 10 metres

Walk or crawl 2 metres along 4" beam blindflod

Pass underneath obsticle equal to half own knee height with ease

Breathe deeply and remaiin calm under stress

Be able to pop somebody with enough force and acuracy with hand, foot, elbow, or knee to potentially knock them out

Go without food for 48 hours.


 

 For the next Active Body Challenge Date, and training days please go to 'Events' on the Bookings page

 

HBT Active Body Hall of Fame

Frank Markham - Instructor challenge (8 Aug 2012)