Candidate must attentively listen to the GTO as it is the final task in GTO. Candidate here gets a last chance to reveal his required OLQ’s and personality traits. The group has to tackle one obstacle.
The time allotted for the task is 10 minutes.
GTO's Briefing For Final Group Task-
For some time as of now you have been performing individually or with few members of your group, now you will again meet with all members of your group and perform together. In FGT all GTO Rules apply. Time given to the group will be 10-15 Minutes.
RULES FOR FINAL GROUP TASK.
Candidate must strictly adhere to the following rules while crossing the obstacle.
a. Out of Bound Rule
The ground between the start and finish line is out of bounds for both human beings and the helping material.
b. Color Rule
White: Anything painted white can be used by both human beings and helping material.
Red: Anything painted red is out of bound for everything.
Black: It has no significance.
Green /Blue/Yellow: Only human beings can touch it and is out of bound for helping material.
c. Group Rule
Unless all the members of the group reach the finish line of previous obstacle, candidate cannot proceed to the start line of the next obstacle, which means that at any point of time the whole group must be tackling only one obstacle.
d. Distance Rule
Candidates cannot jump across between two points having a distance of more than four feet. Candidates have to bridge the gap by using the helping material provided to make it less than four feet. This distance restriction is applicable horizontally, vertically and diagonally.
e. Infinity Rule-
The obstacle is bounded by the set of parallel lines called the Starting line and Finishing line which enlarges till infinity and the area between the two is declared as out of bound. However, the group by any means should never try to delay or take any side step to move beyond these lines.
f. Rigidity Rule-
Two rigid helping materials cannot be tied to each other with the help of a rope, but they can be placed one at the top of other as long as they are not tied.
g. Helping Material Rule
The rule states that any number of helping materials can be tied separately to any number of structures and the joining of ropes is permitted.
Images of Helping Material
- WOODEN PLANK 2. WOODEN BALLI 3. ROPE
TOP TIPS FOR SUCCESS IN FINAL GROUP TASK.
- A candidate must be a constructive member in his group.
- He must support the group with ideas if other members have taken lead.
- A candidate should never criticize, shout and break the rules.
- A candidate should never give up. He must keep trying to solve the obstacle with his group mates.
1. GROUP DISCUSSION
2. GROUP PLANNING EXERCISE
3. PROGRESSIVE GROUP TASK
4. HALF GROUP TASKS
5. COMMAND TASK
7. INDIVIDUAL OBSTACLES
8. GROUP OBSTACLE RACE/ SNAK RACE
9. FINAL GROUP TASKS
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Video Credits-D. Vijaya Kumar Kumar