Discover over 50 videos containing advice on how to hike well and safely. Starting from the basics of navigation, this hiking program will teach you how to use a map and a compass to get your bearings; you will then learn how to plan your trek; decide on the hiking gear and equipment you will need on the trail; how to respond in case of unforseen problems; how to to clean and care for your backpacking equipment after a hike; and finally, how to stretch and cool down the muscles after a long hiking session. This program was developed with expert professional mountain guide Xavier Gadat who lent his expertise on the program to you discover or improve at this sporting activity, which is regardly as widely accessible since it can be done virtually anywhere. Be sure to the follow the chapters in order for a full learning experience - the program has been especially adapted for newcomers to the sport of hiking, although more experience hikers simply looking for a few extra backpacking tips and tricks may wish to pick and choose from the videos they find the most relevant. Remember to take care of your body, especially your feet, after a long hike. Take the relevant safety precautions we outline in our videos and most of all, have fun! Hiking, backpacking, trekking - call it what you will - is a great way to get outdoors and to be in and amongst the beauty nature, giving a feeling of total freedom and self-reliance. It also gives the hiker the chance to revel in the delight of pushing their body to new limits and can be enjoyed alone on solo expeditions or with friends as part of a group. Happy hiking!
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This free video tutorial program has been designed to teach adults how to ride a bike correctly and safely. Whether your 6 or 60, it’s never too late to learn how to ride a bike! The program aims to encourage people who have never ridden a bike to discover cycling as a new form of exercise and an eco-friendly mode of transportation. It is conceived with adults in mind and they are free to follow along with the exercises in the video either alone or with a companion or instructor present. Watch the videos in the order they come and only move on to the next video once you are confident you have mastered the techniques shown. Learning to cycle as an adult will take some practice and getting used to but it’s something that anyone can do! The videos break down the essential elements of cycling into: Scooting, Balancing, Pedalling and some final exercises to join everything together. You will need to be able to remove the pedals from your bike to attempt some of these exercises, but our innovative method does not require training or stabilising wheels! Remember the importance of learning how to brake both smoothly and in emergencies. The program was created thanks to the support of Decathlon, and the videos were conceived with the expert guidance of Guillaume Guerard, a qualified cycling instructor and life-long bike enthusiast who works full time teaching both children and adults how to cycle.
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!
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!