May 2, 2009

Walking on the Beam

This was taken during a three-day team building held at Air Force City, Pampanga. This team building were done in three batches. The first was for us, the management committee, the next was the group of managers and officers, the third batch were composed of the managers in the front line and the regular staff.

This team building was one of the most rigorous team buildings I have participated. It was full of surprises. Each batch were surprised to hear that all cell phones and watches will be surrendered to the facilitators. You can hear the oooohs and aaaahs. Can we ever live without these two?

For three days there were no means of communication in the outside world. No watches in the rooms to check what time it is. There is an alarm every six in the morning which signals the time to be ready to line up outside and jog and head on to the team building area.

The fun part was the strategy each group implemented such that all will be up on time considering no one knows the exact time. It was fun alright!

One of the activities was a form of military training. One of them is walking on a beam. See how the guys try to manage without any help. And see the ladies manage to cross with a little help from our air force men. :)

***More "walking" photos at Photo Hunt.


Tara R. said...

I have zero balance. I probably couldn't make it across the beam without holding on and crawling. Fun take on this week's theme.

YTSL said...

If I were to stereotype, would have thought that women would have better balance than men! ;D

Bim said...

I wondered, too, where the toddler in my picture was headed. With your chaps that's much clearer :)
And they're fun to look at!

Hootin' Anni said...

That tricky!!! Great for balance, I'm sure...but for me, the expression "as easy as falling off a log" comes to mind.

Awesome photo share this week.

CherryPie said...

Those are really great ones for this theme :-)

Mrs Mecomber said...

I also would have thought that women would be better balanced, as they have a lower area of gravity (hips not shoulders as men do). Unless the helpers are just being courteous?

I have found that the faster you go across the beam, the better able you are to make it across entirely. I can't believe that, in my youth, I used to do flips off beams like that!!

Mine is up. I hope you have time to check it out.
Happy weekend!

Sunny Sweet Pea said...

Good walking pictures. Nice of the men to help :P

tiglizzyclone said...

Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving the comment! Good pictures of walking here! I would be nervous and would fall!

Heart of Rachel said...

Balancing takes so much effort and concentration. Great shots!

raqgold said...

happy mom's day!