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Autumn 2017

COACH Building (aerial)

COACH Building (aerial)
Credit: COACH Facebook page

Published: Sun 10 Dec 2017

Our grant-funded programme included presentations and sessions that promoted learning about and enjoying the sport. It also provided a rare opportunity to socialise and train with fellow orienteers!

Night nav training

Night nav training

What we did...

Click on the links in green type below to learn more.

Did you read our Chairman's Chat introducing the series? Link here.

See also the Physical training programme

DateActivitiesReviews/ photos
14th SeptWelcome evening
- Photo-O, Routegadget, Scottish 6 Days
21st SeptBasic 'O' skills (note: O= orienteering!)
Discussion with maps, route choices, orienteering skills

28th SeptSports Ident timing system (SI)- trainingReview
5th OctPlanning for CATI (the "Come and Try It" event on the Saturday)
Briefing of helpers

12th OctCommittee meeting- open meeting for members
Talk from Phil Conway, British Orienteering development officer for the South of England
19th OctAdvanced planning (post- conference)- summary of Exeter CourseReview
26th Oct(Half term)
Training session with elite orienteer Gavin Clegg

2nd NovPurple Pen course for Planners
- introduction and discussion for new planners

9th NovMapping using OCAD, session with softwareReview
16th NovUse of GPS with QR codes.
Score event round Long Run Meadow (LRM) using smart phones
23rd NovMore use of QR codes.
Review of events, including QOFL
Preview of QOADs series
30th NovIntroduction to controlling
7th DecFirst Aid course
- using outside trainers
14th DecJOG Presentation & social,
After-dark event around LRM (using SIAC) Social & Presentation