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Training Weekend & JOG

Action from the night nav

at Huish Woods

JOG was just one aspect of the first Training Weekend QO have organised. Annabel Carter's report describes the weekend from a junior's perspective.

Photos (Dropbox)- training weekend

Sun 19 Jan Read more…

Permanent Orienteering Courses

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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…

Training courses

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A neighbouring club is offering a planning course soon.

Bristol OK's offering is on Saturday 4 January.

Please contact them for further details.

Thu 14 Nov Read more…


Beginners And Improvers

Tips for improvement

Tips for all those who have reached the level of Orange (or Badger course at JOG) i.e.

  • an adult beginner
  • a junior improver

Some of those doing harder courses may often still need to master these techniques though.

Tue 5 Nov

Henlade Hill JOG

Emma running up Henlade Hill

Ray and Sue Toomer certainly made the most of Henlade Hill small venue though it is, with a variety of interesting courses.

We had another great turn out which was surprising as the weather forecast was not grand.

Link to photos (Dropbox)

Sat 12 Oct Read more…


Training at Quants

What we can offer

What opportunities does our club offer to help members improve and progress through organised training?

Sun 29 Sep Read more…

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