Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Lesson 1: Forces

    • Lecture 1 - Part 1

    • Lecture 1 - Part 2

    • Lecture 1 - Part 3

    • Lecture 1 - Quiz

    • Lecture 1 - Notes

  • 2

    Lesson 2: Hardware Ratings and Terms

    • Lecture 2 - Part 1

    • Lecture 2 - Part 2

    • Lecture 2 - Part 3

    • Lecture 2 - Quiz

    • Lecture 2 - Notes

  • 3

    Lesson 3: How much force is generated by a performer?

    • Lecture 3 - Part 1

    • Lecture 3 - Part 2

    • Lecture 3 - Quiz

    • Lecture 3 - Notes

  • 4

    Lesson 4: Slings and Carabiners

    • Lecture 4 - Part 1

    • Lecture 4 - Part 2

    • Lecture 4 - Part 3

    • Link to Slacktivity video

    • Lecture 4 - Quiz

    • Lecture 4 - Notes

  • 5

    Lesson 5: Shackles

    • Lecture 5 - Part 1

    • Lecture 5 - Part 2

    • Lecture 5 - Quiz

    • Lecture 5 - Notes

  • 6

    Lesson 6: Other Hardware

    • Lecture 6 - Part 1

    • Lecture 6 - Part 2

    • Lecture 6 - Part 3

    • Lecture 6 - Part 4

    • Lecture 6 - Quiz

    • Lecture 6 - Notes

  • 7

    Lesson 7: Resultant Forces and Mechanical Advantage

    • Lecture 7 - Part 1

    • Lecture 7 - Forces on a Pulley

    • Lecture 7 - Part 2

    • Lecture 7 - Part 3

    • Lecture 7 - Quiz

    • Lecture 7 - Notes

  • 8

    Lesson 8: All Beams are not Created Equal

    • Lecture 8 - Part 1

    • Lecture 8 - Part 2

    • Lecture 8 - Part 3

    • Lecture 8 - Quiz

    • Lecture 8 - Notes

  • 9

    Lesson 9: Aerial Accidents

    • Lecture 9 - Part 1

    • Lecture 9 - Jason Lam Accident

    • Lecture 9 - Part 2

    • Lecture 9 - Ringling Brothers Circus Accident

    • Lecture 9 - Part 3

    • ​Lecture 9 - OSHA Report on Ringling Brothers Circus Accident​​​

    • Lecture 9 - Notes

  • 10

    Lesson 10: Crash Mats

    • Lecture 10 - Part 1

    • Lecture 10 - Sam Panda Accident

    • Lecture 10 - Duo Transend on AGT

    • Lecture 10 - Part 2

    • Lecture 10 - Notes

  • 11

    Lesson 11: Freestanding Aerial Rigs

    • Lecture 11 - Part 1

    • Lecture 11 - Part 2

    • Lecture 11 - Part 3

    • Lecture 11 - Notes

  • 12

    Lesson 12: Truss Rigs

    • Lecture 12 - Part 1

    • Lecture 12 - Part 2

    • Lecture 12 - Part 3

    • Lecture 12 - Quiz

    • Lecture 12 - Notes

  • 13

    Lesson 13: Rigging Math

    • Lecture 13 - Part 1

    • Lecture 13 - PocketRigger

    • Lecture 13 - Part 2

    • Lecture 13 - Part 3

    • Lecture 13 - Notes

  • 14

    Lesson 14: Ladder Safety

    • Lecture 14 - Part 1

    • Lecture 14 - Part 2

    • Lecture 14 - Ladder Safety Training

    • Lecture 14 - Notes

  • 15

    Lesson 15: Delbertisms

    • Lecture 15 - Part 1

    • Lecture 15 - Part 2

    • Lecture 15 - Notes

  • 16

    Lesson 16: Rigging in a Theatre

    • Lecture 16 - Part 1

    • Lecture 16 - Part 2

    • Lecture 16 - Part 3

    • Lesson 16 - Notes

  • 17

    Lesson 17: Rigging in a Residence

    • Lecture 17 - Part 1

    • Lecture 17 - Part 2

    • Lecture 17 - Part 3

    • Lecture 17 - Notes

  • 18

    Lesson 18: Rigging from Trees

    • Lecture 18 - Part 1

    • Lecture 18 - Part 2

    • Lecture 18 - Notes

  • 19

    Lesson 19: Fiber Rope and Knots

    • Lecture 19 - Part 1

    • Lecture 19 - Part 2

    • Lecture 19 - Part 3

    • Lecture 19 - Knots - How to Tie Nine Common Knots

    • Lecture 19 - How to Make Eye Splices

    • Lecture 19 - Notes

  • 20

    Lesson 20: Wire Rope

    • Lecture 20 - Part 1

    • Lecture 20 - Part 2

    • Lecture 20 - Part 3

    • Lecture 20 - Part 4

    • Lecture 20 - Quiz

    • Lecture 20 - Notes

  • 21

    Lesson 21: Anchors

    • Lecture 21 - Part 1

    • Lecture 21 - Part 2

    • Lecture 21 - Another Counterweight Anchor

    • Lecture 21 - Video of Installation of 46" Penetrator

    • Lecture 21 - Links

    • Lecture 21 - Notes

  • 22

    Lesson 22: Beam Clamps

    • Lecture 22 - Part 1

    • Lecture 22 - Part 2

    • Lecture 22 - Notes

  • 23

    Lesson 23: Tie-offs

    • Lecture 23 - Part 1

    • Lecture 23 - Part 2

    • Lecture 23 - Notes

  • 24

    Lesson 24: Hoists & Winches

    • Lecture 24 - Part 1

    • Lesson 24 - Part 2

    • Lecture 24 - Part 3

    • Lecture 24 - FAQ

  • 25

    Lesson 25: Rock Exotica's Butterfly Lift

    • Lecture 25 - Part 1

    • Lecture 25 - Part 2

    • Installing the Butterfly Lift video

    • Butterfly Lift User Manual

    • Lecture 25 - Notes

  • 26

    Lesson 26: Inspecting Aerial Rigs

    • Lecture 26 - Part 1

    • Lecture 26 - Part 2

    • Sample Rigging Inspection Sheet - Excel

    • Lecture 26 - Notes

  • 27

    Lesson 27: Business and Safety

    • Lecture 27 - Part 1

    • Lecture 27 - Part 2

    • Lecture 27 - Part 3

    • Lecture 27 - Notes

  • 28

    Lesson 28: How Strong is It?

    • Lecture 28 - Part 1

    • Lecture 28 - Part 2

    • Lecture 28 - Part 3

    • Lesson 28 - Video of Destructive Tests

    • Lesson 28 - Rig Your Aerial Yoga Hammock video

    • Lecture 28 - Notes

  • 29

    Lesson 29: References and Conclusion

    • Lecture 29 - Part 1

    • Aerial Resources - Excel

    • Lecture 29 - Notes