Physical 

ACUMEN

The adventure, eco-tourism and health & fitness module is an essential part of the course. It ensures that students all build up to and maintain a basic level of fitness, essential for physical well-being of students, while also helping them develop the mental toughness to conquer their fears. 

 

ADVENTURE AND

ECO-TOURISM

 

As part of the Adventure and Eco-Tourism module, students will be tackling the more extreme side of sporting disciplines from rock climbing, and mountain biking, white water rafting, and practical pistol shooting. 

 

In action, each of these sports are a physical endeavour, but in achieving the goal students will be faced with overcoming a state of mind, conquering their fears, and developing a passion for life through adventure. 

Physical fitness program includes the following disciplines that are used to build general functional fitness and strength:

 

Adventure Sports

  • Rock climbing/abseiling

  • Mountain biking  (opportunity to participate in major cycling and hiking events such as Ironwill)

  • Map reading, orienteering and GPS work

  • Hiking, local and in mountains

  • Horse riding

  • White water rafting

  • Canoeing

  • Sub aqua diving (PADI certified)

  • Paintball


Travel to places such as:

  • Chimanimani mountains, Nyanga, Matobo hills, Victoria Falls, Lake Malawi, Okavango Delta


Health & Fitness

  • Aerobic ( running, mountain biking, swimming ) /anaerobic Training

  • Circuit training 

  • Endurance training

  • Core strengthening

  • Yoga

  • Cross  Training 

  • Strength training

  • Boot Camp type workouts (mainly for mental resilience and team work)

  • Compound exercises

  • Dynamic Warm ups  and Functional moves used during workouts

  • Calisthenics

  • Agility, coordination and balance 

  • Quest Fitness Test and Cycling Test  done to monitor progress

  • Adventure/stamina challenges

  • Introduction to self defence techniques


Sport opportunities


Opportunity to utilise Falcon College facilities for :

  • rugby

  • squash

  • tennis

  • hockey

  • soccer

  • water polo

  • swimming and Quest fitness test are part of the weekly routine.

The physical program provides a critical role in the development of character and self belief in the young men. We are confident that Quest will provide the foundation for lifelong habits of fitness and health and also an enjoyment of various adventure sports.

MEDICAL EMERGENCY

 

 

Students will complete a certified medical/ emergency responder course, with special attention given to emergencies in an outdoors environment and less-accessible locations.

This will be a very practical orientated course with scenarios applied closely resembling real-life situations.

 

 

 

*Students who fail this course will be required to rewrite.*

  • Black Facebook Icon
  • Black Instagram Icon
  • Black YouTube Icon
Contact US

Quest Africa, Esigodini

Matabeleland South, Zimbabwe

​​

questafricapp@gmail.com 
info@quest-africa.com 
adventure@quest-africa.com 
* +263 (0) 77 644 5812

We look forward to hearing from you about the courses that we have at Quest

 

Please contact us through either ways on the page and we will get back to you within 24 hours.