Did anyone benefit from last week's training video at Croydon Hill? With several controls on point features not far from a line feature, the area certainly lent itself to choosing a good attack point, the subject of the video here
To optimise your route
How to use the two different types of compass, base plate and thumb
How to use features on the ground to minimise the amount of time you need to take a bearing
Liked what you saw at Saturday's "Come and Try It" event at Longrun?
UK squad member Graham Gristwood presents this clear, straightforward, fast-paced video describing the basics for those curious about or keen to see more of the sport.
This is lining up the map so it's pointing the same way as the feature on the ground.
Once you're confident doing this, you should notice a real improvement in your game!
Here is a selection of videos describing the concept.
Family friendly Fyne Court was the scene for the third JOG of the season, in warm and sunny weather. Karen Lewis was one of several who must have thought they knew the area well - until they tried Steve Robertson's 'Fox' training exercise.
Monday 20 August
Steve Robertson is inviting members to an illustrated talk at Broomfield Village Hall. There's no need to pre-book your place- just turn up on the night if you can. "Half time" refreshments will be served.