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Planning Your Future With Excellence In Rigging

“IF THERE’S A LOT OF GOOD PLANNING AHEAD OF TIME, YOU’RE REALLY ABLE TO EMBRACE THE WHOLE EXPERIENCE, AS OPPOSED TO HAVING A LOT OF QUESTIONS AND NOT KNOWING WHAT YOU’RE DOING.” Jimmy Chin I would like to  impart several lessons about managing a practice rigging exercise (session) that are applicable to all riggers.  By …

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What is a Roadmap and Why is it Important?

A roadmap tells a story. More specifically a roadmap is a storyboard that if designed correctly, builds the components of a great account of something (the story).  They often use illustrations, images or video, and when sequenced together, builds the framework of what needs to be told.  Rigging Lab Academy wants to be a part …

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Rigging Lab Academy Just Got Even Better!

So we want to give y’all a look into the future of rigging.  Well, isn’t so much about “rigging” as much as it is about the process of learning rigging.  Saving, securing, building, fixing, repairing and of course rescuing… are all part of what you guys do.  It doesn’t take many seconds to find movies …

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Building Blocks of Technical Rescue- 4 Step Process

Each block of the graph represents those things that are instrumental in performing a successful technical rescue. These blocks include personnel, equipment, training, and leadership. Each level is supported by the larger and more substantial level immediately below. The Rescue Level is supported by training level blocks that are more extensive and demanding higher skills. …

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Caving Rescue and Confined Spaces, PART 2 CASE FILE N.013 RESCUE RESPONSE TEAM

So earlier this week I shared a bit about my extended family and their commitment to the lives of others.   So I want to follow this up with two more amazing individuals… also in this video.  His name is Brett Miller (Rescue Response Team Medic) and his life has been quite a journey.  A US …

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Cliff Rescue High Directional and Tracking Line, PART 1 CASE FILE N.014 RESCUE RESPONSE TEAM

Heros are born and then are refined.  The refining process is serving others in need.  The degree by which we serve sets the bar of our own promotion.  Teams are made and perfected through the  individuals.  What makes this so fascinating is that never is there a moment when individuals take priority over the team.  In …

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Rescue Response Team CASE FILE N.013-A Plan takes Action

Two boys exploring a cave and one falls in. Our heros respond and deploy rope rescue gear and rescue techniques to successfully lower a medic to attend to the injured boy. They then raise the boy up out of the cave and transport him to an ambulance.  Now whether this is or isn’t what a …

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Rescue Rope-Based Rigging Concepts: A book review

Rescue Rope-Based Rigging Concepts… A new book by Steve Crandall.  At first glance I see Images, Content and a Warning sign!  A warning sign? Because books are not intended to be used in place of active proficient practice. Steve’s insight on the subject of rope rescue, rigging and intellectual concepts of physics, breathes life into the …

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