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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 courses

A Controller

Planning & controlling

Neighbouring club are offering two courses soon.

Devon OC are running a controllers course on Saturday 26 October.

Bristol OK's planning course scheduled for early October has now been put back to Saturday 4 January.

Please contact the organising clubs for further details.

Wed 9 Oct Read more…

Training

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…

Skilling up

Lost compass

A series of themed training articles and videos. It is aimed at all from those attempting Orange courses to those who would be considered experts. Most of the articles were written by Richard Sansbury but we have borrowed from other resources on You Tube and other clubs' websites.

Sat 28 Sep

Organising & safety courses

Organising And Safety Courses 1

Review

Good use was made of the Organiser and Safety Courses put on by QO and SWOA at the weekend, with seven club members gaining certificates and several more there to share their experiences.

Roger Craddock reports.

Sun 8 Sep Read more…

Condition report

Poc Post

of Permanent courses

This page documents the latest known condition of each course! It relies on everyone's cooperation to ensure the courses stay runnable.

Most of these courses were developed in collaboration with other parties and hence the club does not have full control over the courses' upkeep.

Sun 8 Sep 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?

Sun 8 Sep Read more…

Beginners

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.

Sat 7 Sep

Organising events

Safety training

Courses

We're running both an introductory organiser's course and an event safety course. The venue is in Taunton on Saturday 7 September. To register your interest, please contact Roger & Judy Craddock.

We need more attending to make these courses viable, so please don't hesitate in signing up!

Download the Flyer

Sun 11 Aug Read more…

Planners' course

Gavin assists Andy and Sheila

Preparing for 2020/21?

Ten QO members who had had experience planning JOG courses were invited to two sessions about planning QOFL courses on areas selected by themselves from QO areas.

Chair Roger Craddock, who has invited planners to revisit their areas next year, reports from the session.

Sat 15 Jun Read more…

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