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Spinney JOG/ social

Uphill for Phil

It started with a flurry of snow which gave way to sunshine. Then JOG as usual before heading indoors for a course planning workshop, social and a curry at the end. What a busy day!

Photos (iCloud) by Sheila Braine

Photos (Dropbox) by Jim Pearson

Sat 29 Feb Read more…

Routegadget

John Trayler's GPS- speed denoted by traffic light colours

This is an excellent tool on many levels: viewing other's routes, recording your own, analysing your speed and working out where you went wrong.

This section explains how to record your route whether from a GPS track or simply your own memory of the run.

Thu 27 Feb Read more…

Orienteering for everyone

Nathans workshop

Workshop review

One of our most successful orienteers, Nathan Fernandes (who was previously a member of QO, now BOK) ran a workshop for ten orienteers interested in providing wheelchair accessible courses.

Judy and Roger Craddock report...

Mon 27 Jan Read more…

Huish Woods weekend

Senior training, Huish

Senior group training

It was the club's first training weekend! So how did the senior coaching go? Sarah Pascall and Tom Hasler each give their accounts.

Plus coaching team member Richard Sansbury describes the exercises the coaches devised and got their group to try out.

Tue 21 Jan Read more…

Huish Woods weekend

Action from the night nav

Junior training

Annabel Carter and Jacob Chattell's reports describe the weekend from a junior perspective and Vikki Page's piece gives a coach's point of view.

Photos (Dropbox)

Saturday's JOG at Huish

Tue 21 Jan Read more…

Permanent Orienteering Courses

Pocs Marker

Within the club's area

If you're a newcomer keen to improve, you’d like to keep your orienteering skills up to scratch or you're after a form of exercise that's both affordable and can be done at your own pace, why not head out to one of the Permanent Orienteering Courses available in the vicinity?

Wed 15 Jan Read more…

Training exercises

Doughnuts O Training Net 300

at JOG (Fox course)

The Fox course is a training exercise for seniors and juniors from those who are on the verge of trying Light Green at senior events and upwards. Depending on how much of a challenge you want to give your runners, there are all sorts of imaginative possibilities.

Tue 14 Jan Read more…

Beat the Trail

Beat The Trail Lydeard Hill 2020 01 26

This is a 7km trail race ... with a twist.

The course is fully waymarked on paths and tracks, so you can Follow the Trail if you want. Between the start and the finish there are about a dozen checkpoints that you have to visit.

Fri 10 Jan Read more…

Coaching: review

Ashton Court, Bristol

Ashton Court

Karen Lewis took Oliver and Annabelle to Bristol OK's coaching session at Ashton Court on Saturday (4 January) and it sounds like they all got a lot out of the morning.

Karen reports...

Sun 5 Jan Read more…

JOG planners course

Ollie and Sheila tackling Steve's exercises

Steve Robertson provided a two-evening course for 10 new planners for JOG activities using the excellent facilities at Taunton School.

Steve (assisted by Roger and Judy Craddock) outlined the guidelines for the Hare, Squirrel, Badger courses and discussed various training options for the Fox challenges for QO members.

Photos (Dropbox)

Wed 4 Dec Read more…

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