Discover this short, free educational program comprising 9 videos designed to help you learn how to navigate, orientate yourself by learning to read maps and to use a compass. You'll also learn how to get your bearings using your surroundings. The videos in this program have been created so that you won't need to worry about getting lost when out walking, exploring, hiking, trekking and so on! Map reading is a useful skill whether in the city or in the countryside, and when coupled with a compass can never run out battery or experience a technical fault as a phone or GPS navigation system might! So, learn the basics of navigation with this program which was developed with an expert mountain guide - it's your key to getting out into nature, without getting lost. Follow the videos one-by-one in the order they come for a comprehensive learning experience all about navigation. All that's left to do is to get out and hit the trail - the mountains, forests and even cities are yours! Enjoy your walk.
In this free educational video program you can learn some simple tips to help you plant, maintain and thne harvest plants such as fruits and vegetables in your garden or allotment. From building seedling flat trays to harvesting fruits and processing grains, following the videos in the program to find out how to grow your garden and produce your own food. Growing your own food allows you to become more self-sufficient and therefore more autonomous, it also goes a long way to lowering your carbon footprint as your rely less on imported, store-bought produce. We want to show you that growing your own food and cultivating your garden using natural, organic techniques is something everyone can do.
This online tutorial video program teaches adults how to ride a bike. The program aims to encourage people who have never ridden a bike to learn cycling. It is designed for adults to be able to learn it by themselves. It is never too late to start cycling! These video series are designed for beginner adults who want to learn cycling. The program was created thanks to the support of Deacthlon. The videos were conceived with the expert guidance of Guillaume Guerard, a qualified cycling instructor and life-long bike enthusiast. The program gives an introduction to cycling for adults then explains essential techniques including: scooting, balancing and pedalling and finishes up with some handy exercises that could be practiced easily after mastering all the previous steps.
This free, educational video program has been carefully crafted to give you useful tips when teaching a child to ride a bike. Learning how to ride a bike is one of the defining moments of childhood. It helps the child develop their coordination and spatial awareness, and sets them on the path to becoming a more independent young adult. We believe that, whatever the age you learn it at, cycling is an essential skill, and once you do learned, is itnever really forgetten. In this video program we will break down the learning process into several manageable steps. Only move on to the next one, once the child has comfortably mastered the skills demonstrated in the previous video. They are targeted at children and the parents, guardians or adults who may wish to teach them how to ride in a safe and speedy manner. This video may also serve as a valuable resorce for school teachers or cycling instructors. The program was created thanks to the support of Deacthlon. The videos were conceived with the expert guidance of Guillaume Guerard, a qualified cycling instructor and life-long bike enthusiast whose advice and pedagogical tips were invaluable. He works teaching children how to cycle safely and reponsibly every day. This program comprises five videos which are broken down into the basics elements of cycling, which are: Scooting, Balancing, Pedalling, and finally some really useful training drills and learning games to help consolidate the previous steps. Cycling a great sport. It can be used as a primary mode of transport or simply for recreational and sporting purposes. It has an extremely low environmental impact and helps people to lead a more independent and mobile life. Teaching a child to ride a bike is an incredibly rewarding experience which stays with both teacher and student forever. If you have any comments or feedback on the exericses shown in these videos, then please feel free to write to us in the comments section of each video, we'd love to hear back from you. Enjoy your ride!
This free video program has been designed to teach you the basics of road cycling. It aims to demonstrate the key elements of this popular, yet physically demanding sport in the hopes of making it accessible to a greater number of people. Road cycling is an excellent way of inscreasing one's fitness and muscular strength. Rides are also often very social events and there are now amateur road cycling clubs all over the world. The tips and techniques outlined in these videos are targeted at beginner-level cyclists or complete newcomers to the sport wishing to deepen their knowledge of the basics. The program was created thanks to the support of Deacthlon. The videos were conceived with the expert guidance of Guillaume Guerard, a qualified cycling instructor and life-long bike enthusiast. The program has been structured into four chapters on: the necessary pre-ride checks and equipment; learning how to correctly master the different componetns of the bike itself; how to improve your riding technique; and essential road cycling tips. The sport of road cycling has enjoyed a meteoric rise in popularity in recent decades. This program shows you that it is a sport which can be practiced by almost anyone, anywhere. Remember that this is probably one of the most demanding cycling sports, so improving will take hard work and plenty of effort, but the results are definitely worth it. Road cycling is a great way to stay in shape, build strength and to make friends. Cycle safe and enjoy your ride!
In this educational video program, you will learn the basics of masonry. The masonry program has been created to provide useful and accessible content for anyone seeking to learn the fundamentals of masonry. It serves to guide vocational empowerment as well as basic self reliance at home. This course will simplify the technical aspects of the work at hand. This curriculum was developed to provide free content in aid of workers entering into the construction industry in India. However, it covers the universal basics of masonry and introduces key concepts and techniques to anyone who wishes to learn. The masonry program has been created thanks to the support of Castorama. It has been split into the following categories: Introduction to masonry, Components and Materials, Tools, Safety & Maintenance, and Construction. A Mason has a complex job at hand demanding a deep understanding of different materials and how they interact with each other. Creating solid structures based on two-dimensional blueprints requires one to constantly strengthen skills and knowledge. Although experience is the most important aspect learning in any practical field, a good foundation will ensure a smooth learning curve. Let's begin!
In this educational video program, you will learn some essential skills to help you become a skilled woodworker. The key aim of this program is to help individuals develop the unique skillset required for woodworking and carpentry. It has been structured with the goal of opening up professional opportunities, by helping people to acquire useful skills which can help them find employment. It is also a program suitable for anyone interested in learning more about woodwork irrespective of their prior experience level.The introduction to tools and techniques, along with step-by-step projects, will provide a basic foundation to get you started in the field. The information and instructions contained in this video series are meant to provide beginners with a basic introduction to the techniques and skills required in woodworking. It has been split into the following categories: introduction to woodworking, marking tools, measuring tools, saws, planing and shaving tools, hammers and mallets, chisels, rasp and file, drills, screwdrivers, finishing, clamps and vice, joinery, power tools, making simple tools, and projects. Woodworking involves design, planning and layout, and execution with hands-on proficiency. The woodworker will always find his problem-solving skills being challenged, but the satisfaction of crafting useful objects for people is hugely rewarding. The abstract thinking and physical coordination required for woodworking makes it an ideal field for those in pursuit of discipline and excellence from work that bears practical results. Welcome to the world of woodworking!
In this ‘Electricity for Everyone’ program, you will discover practical lessons to help you install electricity in your own home. In each video, we will give you a lesson covering a different topic, introducing a range of different subjects over the course of the program, including electrical boards, lighting and circuits. It’s up to you to decide which of these videos interests you most, and what may help you most in setting up your electrical installation at home. These lessons are suitable for beginners to the principles of electricity and basic circuitry, so you don’t have to worry about having any previous training! The program can also be used as a teaching aid by trained electricians so that may pass on their valuable electrical knowhow to the people who need it the most - particularly in the developing world and areas where access to electricity is unstable. Over the course of the program, you will learn about the risks of installing electricity and how to avoid them, as well as how to save energy and how to get the most out of your electrical household appliances. This program was created in collaboration with volunteers from the charity Electriciens Sans Frontières (Electricians Without Borders). The installation of electricity networks is essential for social and economic development. It means that the important buildings in the community such as schools and hospitals can run; it also makes roads safer and can even be used to give people access to clean drinking water.
In this free video program, you will discover over 50 enjoyable exercises to improve the overall health of older adults. The program is targeted specifically at older people and was made in partnership with the SIEL Bleu association who work to promote increased level of activity into later life. Each video offers a different exercise. Pick and choose which exercise you’d like to try to target a particular muscle group or activity. The program has chapters structured to help you work on: warming up and stretching; improving joint flexibility; exercises for building your strength; cardio workouts to keep you fit; training to work on your balance; warming down and good everyday habits you can adopt to avoid injury. We have also included some videos which you can try out with a partner – be they a carer or a member of your family – try them out and have fun! The program is adapted to beginner-level persons and you can make the sessions longer and more difficult with time as your overall fitness and strength improve. Before beginning the program, be sure to check with your doctor that you are not putting yourself at any risk of injury by doing so. The program was made with the expert collaboration of sports coaches who specialise in physical activity for older persons. Before beginning any of the exercises we recommend that you start off with the warm up sessions found in the first chapter of the program and finish off by stretching and warming down using the videos found in chapter 6 of the program. Regular physical activity, even at an older age, can keep both body and mind fit and fight against sedentarism, and lead a healthy, autonomous life. Enjoy your session!
This video program on swimming shows the techniques needed into order to learn how to swim the backstroke well. Each video breaks down a key element of the backstroke technique, or demonstrates an exercise you can use to improve your backstroke swimming technique. Follow the videos through in the order they are presented, chapter-by-chapter, to master this swimming stroke in a quick and enjoyable way! The exercises demonstrated in these videos are targeted at relatively new swimmers, but they are equally useful to more experienced swimmers looking to hone their technique, as well as swimming coaches looking for drills and tips they can use with students in the pool. The backstroke program was developed with the expert collaboration of professional swimming coach Pierrick le Floch, who specialises in teach the backstroke swimming style. It was created with Decathlon, Sikana’s partner for the Sports topic. The program is structured into 4 chapters to facilitate the learning process: Warming up before swimming; the basic techniques; how to improve one’s technique; and finally stretching to warm down after swimming. A certified stress-buster, swimming, in particular, the backstroke, will help you relax, and boost your fitness levels without putting too much strain on your joints. Enjoy your swim!
Follow these 13, simple and easy-to-follow to learn how to swim the breaststroke. This program is designed to introduce to the breaststroke gradual way, taking from the basic technique, through to advanced exercises to perfect the stroke. The videos decompose the stroke into its basic elements for an easier learning progress which can help you target your weakest points. Follow the program through in its order to get a fully-rounded learning experience and to learn quickly and have fun at the same time! The exercises we show you are designed predominantly for beginners who are new to swimming the breaststroke, though they are equally useful to any swimmer looking to brush up on the basics. The program was created in partnership with Decathlon and in collaboration with Pierrick le Flock a professional swimming coach who specialises in teaching the breaststroke specifically. The programs comprises 4 chapters: Warming up; the Basic Techniques; Exercises to Improve your Breastroke Technique; and Warming Down after swimming. This is an excellent stroke for beginner swimmers and allows the individual to grow in confidence in the water since the face is not constantly submerged. It’s also a great all-body workout and is a stroke that you can keep up over longer distances than the backstroke and front crawl which cause swimmers to fatigue more quickly. Over to you!
Discover 23 recreational exercises to guide you through the process of overcoming a fear of water. In this program, you will learn some essential techniques to help you feel more comfortable and learn to have fun in the water. Each video outlines one exercise. Follow them in order to gradually discover the pleasure of being in an aquatic environment. The exercises shown in these videos are for any person wanting to overcome a fear of water, regardless of their age. Each exercise is designed to be accessible to beginners.. This program was developed with the expert collaboration of a trained lifeguard and a professional swimming coach specialised in introducing people to water and helping people overcome a fear of it. It is based around three main sections: getting comfortable in the water; learning the essential techniques to be at ease in the water; and learning to have fun in the swimming pool. Panic in the water is the cause of multiple drownings. Learn to be without water phobia and to have no fear in the swimming pool, and avoid the risks that water phobia can carry with it. Only then can you be happy to your fullest in the water. Over to you!
In this educational video program, you will learn how to play badminton. The aim is to make badminton accessible to all individuals who are eager to learn, and inspire them to enjoy the game, develop great stamina, reflexes, flexibility and general fitness. The step-by- step breakdown of the shots and the drills will serve as a solid theoretical foundation. The exercises in this video program are designed for beginners and players who want to learn the basics and hone their existing skills. This program was created thanks to the support of Decathlon, SIKANA's partner for the Sports topic, and with the participation of Sebastiao Diãs de Oliveira, founder of the Associação Miratus de Badminton. It has been split into the following categories: learning the basics of badminton, holding the racket, footwork, forehand, backhand, serve and drop shot techniques and training drills. Remember to warm up before and warm down after playing. Badminton is a great physical activity that improves your fitness, strength and coordination. Playing it regularly sharpens your reflexes and improves agility. It can help prevent various health problems such as high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity. It is also extremely accessible and can be played in indoor and outdoor, in a club, in a park or on the street. Playing badminton is a fantastic way to make new friends and lead a happy and healthy life. Enjoy your game!
Chicken is the most widely-consumed meat in the word. On average, each person conumes one chicken every month which goes some way to showing how incredibly popular they are as a cheap and tasty source of nutrition. In this program we teach you the basics on how to cook chicken - as well as other poultry birds such as geese, duck and other fowl. First we will show you how to prepare the raw bird by correctly trussing a whole chicken; thnwe share a few alternative cooking techniques which promote a healthier way of eating the bird; we then teach you how to prepare and carve a whole bird so that it may be served amongst many persons; finally we sahre two techniques for creating stocks and broths which have incredible versatility - and can be kept for a very long time in the freezer. Remember to always try and buy high-welfare, locally-sourced chicken whenever possible. This program is designed for beginner and intermediate-level cooks looking to add a few essential chef techniques to their kitchen repertoire, and was designed by professional chef Olivier Herr. Follow the videos in order and always remember to excercise safety when dealing with raw meat, and when handling potentially-dangerous kitchen equipment. Bon appetit!
Près de 1,25 million de personnes meurent chaque année d'accidents de la route, en dépit des nombreux progrès de sensibilisation, de prévention et d'éducation. Ce programme vous présente les bons réflexes à avoir pour vous protéger et protéger les autres des accidents de la route. Il s'adresse aux piétons, aux conducteurs de deux-roues et de voitures, ainsi qu'à leurs amis et parents. Ayez les bons réflexes, et aidez vos proches à avoir les bons réflexes ! Ensemble, faisons de la route un lieu plus sûr pour tous !
Build your own sustainable and trendy furniture out of wood and recycled pallets. Over 30 ideas to try out home with little equipment needed. Each video presents a new DIY upcycling project to inspire to creating something new out of something old. The Upcycling Wooden Pallets program is broken down into chapters each containing videos on DIY projects for the home both inside and out. Working with wood and repurposing pallets is easy, cheap and environmentally-friendly since it reduces waste, so rest assured that you won't need to be a woodworking expert to try out these simple tutorials! Nevertheless, we recommend that you start off with the easier projects if you are new to DIY and woodworking in general, before moving on to the more complex projects. Beware that working with wood requires the use of tools which are often heavy or sharp so exercise caution when handling them and always make sure that you have the appropriate personal protective gear, notable work gloves, eye masks to protect you from splinters and a face mask - especially when using chemical products. Work in an uncluttered, well-lit, well-ventilated environment and keep young children well away from tools or unfinished projects. The program is structured into three main parts: preparing your wooden pallet, learning how to give old wood a new lease of life, and finally making furniture and other household items. Before attempting a project, make sure that you have the tools and materials you will need which are given at the start of each video. So, what are you waiting for? Let's get creating!
Every day, millions of people die from HIV/AIDS, malaria and other infectious diseases. These are deaths which could be avoided thanks, amongst other things, to proper preventive practices. Inn this program, you will discover simple techniques you can employ during your everyday life to avoid the transmission or worsening of such diseases.
Urban Art is a way of spreading a message - a means of educating people. Out in the streets, people are constantly on the move, so it is important that your message is striking, relevant and presented in an inventive way in order to be taken in by pedestrians. In this program, you will learn the basics of graffiti.
Modern farming techniques have caused soil depletion leading to a more limited level of food production on the local scale. Cultivating small land spaces can foster greater local food sovereignty in an environmentally sustainable way. In this programme you will learn how to grow produce using the pioneering Grow Biointensive approach.