Self Empowerment

Arrowbreaking

The ‘point’ of a 28 inch long leisure arrow is placed in the sternal notch of the throat, and the ‘nock’ placed against a wall or other immoveable object. By mastering your focus you can overcome your fear and, by moving forward, snap the arrow without injury.

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Boardbreaking

Board breaking is an exercise that involves breaking a 12 inch by 12 inch wooden board with the hand. Used as a demonstration of focus, it is symbolic of ‘breaking through’ limiting beliefs. Board breaking is commonly seen in Karate, Taekwondo and other martial arts.

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Brick breaking

Brick breaking is an exercise that involves breaking a concrete brick with the hand. Used as a demonstration of focus, it is symbolic of ‘breaking through’ limiting beliefs. Brick breaking is seen as an advanced exercise in Karate, Taekwondo and other martial arts.

Firewalking

The art of being able to overcome ones fear to allow an individual to walk barefoot across a bed of hot coals without injury, as a way of encouraging the participant to question the beliefs they hold about themselves as true.

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Glasswalking

The art of being able to overcome ones fear to allow an individual to calmly walk barefoot across a bed of broken glass without injury, as a way of encouraging the participant to question the beliefs they hold about themselves as true, and to experience focus in a very way.

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Integrated Self Empowerment Therapy

An effective and subtle form of therapy that helps to create positive change in your life – whether it is physical, mental, emotional or spiritual. It is very effective because it quickly gets to the underlying cause of any disharmony we experience in life. It uses many different modalities and therefore allows for an individual approach to healing. Some of the modalities that may be incorporated are: guided imagery, counselling, deep relaxation therapy, colour therapy, past life and age regression.

Rebar Bending

This exercise typically involves two individuals placing opposing ends of a length of steel reinforcing bar (rebar), in the sternal notch of the throat, and by closing the distance between them, bending the rebar. Rebar bending is an excellent way to learn how to work with another person, and move as one unit towards a pre-determined goal, whilst developing trust and overcoming fears.

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Teambuilding Exercises

Team building activities can be used to remove stereotypes, pre-existing hierarchies and roles, and in doing so provide the opportunity for individuals to approach tasks in a different way, supporting and being supported by others, to learn about their own capabilities. These are sometimes referred to as ‘low ropes’ exercises, and will present individuals or groups with a problem or problems that requires them to think differently, and to approach the task in a way that provide a learning experience.

Trust Fall

A trust fall is a trust building, group exercise, in which the ‘faller’ stands in an elevated position, and deliberately allows themselves to fall backwards, relying on the other members of the group (spotters) to catch them.

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