The Team Building Blog
Here at Firewalking International we want your Team Building Event to be easy, constructive, positive and fun. Organising a Corporate Firewalk or Team Building Day can be made a lot easier by reading these posts.
The Team Building Blog is crammed with useful knowledge, hints and ideas to make it easy for you, your colleagues and your Team Event. We answer a lot of the common questions and misconceptions organisers have. And we share a lot of stories from previous events as a source of inspiration for you and your Team.
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Rooftop Firewalks Every so often we are asked to provide rooftop Firewalks and they have always proved to be most interesting. We love the challenge of providing Firewalks in venues that are not the easiest to work in. In a previous post we discussed indoor Firewalks...read more
Do we actually walk on the Fire? “Do we actually walk on the Fire?” is a question we are asked often. It happens nearly all the time. We have lit the fire and are standing around the fire waiting for the participants to arrive. As the participants and spectators...read more
Who can or can't Firewalk? It might surprise you to know that we are often asked by organisers about who can and who can’t Firewalk. In a lot of the times this will be age related, as in, what is the youngest age someone must be to Firewalk. You can read...read more
What is Rebar Bending? Anyone that has participated at one of our events will have experienced one of the many activities that we have on offer. Each activity is used to help individuals and teams to grow and develop whilst having fun and gaining new insights into...read more
What people expect from Firewalk Instructors This post in aimed at Firewalk Instructors and those who want to become a Firewalk Instructor. Equally, this post is very useful if you are organising a Charity Firewalk or a Corporate Firewalk. It will give you a great...read more
What should I wear for a Firewalk? Not everyone thinks of it in advance. Some people only think about it when they arrive. But at some stage, most people think to themselves, “what on earth do you wear for a Firewalk?” Depending upon the time of year or the current...read more
Who Trained Tony Robbins to Firewalk? For those of you that don’t know, Tony Robbins, is an American author, entrepreneur, philanthropist and life coach. Robbins is known for his infomercials, seminars, and self-help books including Unlimited Power and...read more
Glass Walking and Exam Stress Recently we were asked by our good friend Jason Devine to do some work with the Venture Scouts in Omagh. Jason was very aware that the young Ventures would soon be studying for exams and he wanted to help them. He asked us to work with...read more
Will I hurt my hand Board Breaking? As you can imagine, wondering if you can hurt your hand Board Breaking is a fairly common concern. Rightly so. Often, people don't know they are going to be doing a Board Break until we produce the Boards. It's often a surprise...read more
Can you Firewalk on the Beach? Before we get into the ins and outs of Firewalking on the beach we need to know about the 10 Commandments of Firewalking. These rules should be familiar to most Firewalk Instructors and serve as good guidelines for planning a Corporate...read more
What are Ember Jars? We believe that recognising achievement is a very important part of Firewalking. For years we have done this with Certificates and last year we introduced Ember Jars. Ember Jars are small glass jars, just like those you use for chutneys. After...read more
Why is Firewalking better at night? Almost everyone that asks us to provide a Firewalk wants to know what time of day or night works best. We always respond by saying that Firewalking is better at night. That’s not to say we don’t do Firewalks during the day, even if...read more