From Planning to Lifting

The technical side of a planning and facilitating a Suspension. An in-depth look at the procedures that lead to a successful suspension.

Although this will be based around the initial planning and preparation needed to facilitate a multiple point suspension, most of the information provided is applicable to suspension facilitation of any number of hooks.

Topics covered:
– Initial Planning
– Crew management
– Body prep
– Hook choice
– Marking and hook placement
– Piercing and bed side manner
– How hook placement can effect rigging
– How rigging can effect hook placement.

This is not a lecture for someone looking to learn how to make their first suspension, but is aimed those who are practitioners or are part of a suspension team.

by: Matt Kirk
Slot: 2 / Room 7
– Thu. 2pm-3:30pm