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Courses & Workshops

Safety training

Organising & event safety

A neighbouring club is putting the following courses on soon:

Organisers Level B course- 20 March, Ilsington, Devon (Devon OC)

Click on the link to learn more.

Fri 1 Feb Read more…

Training video

Attack points

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

Mon 28 Jan Read more…

Compass work

Thumb Compass

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

Sun 20 Jan Read more…

New video

for beginners

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.

Sun 20 Jan Read more…

Setting the map

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.

Thu 20 Dec Read more…

Buddy scheme

Post run analysis- left to right, Angela with Chris H & Liz P

Take our survey now

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The club has developed a scheme designed to help and encourage those looking to improve and / or gain confidence. But for it to work properly, we need more potential matches. All welcome regardless of age or experience.

Fri 19 Oct Read more…

Fyne & dandy

Under The Bridge

Saturday's JOG

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.

Mon 1 Oct Read more…

Planners' hints & tips

Steve's example of map clarity

Slideshow now available

Steve Robertson's recent illustrated talk at Broomfield Village Hall focussed on lessons learned from a wide variety of events over many years. As a refresher or for those that didn't attend, the presentation can now be viewed here.

Tue 28 Aug Read more…

Planners' hints & tips

Broomfield Village Hall

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.

Thu 2 Aug Read more…

Summer training

John Was The Boss Of The Bbq

Relays & BBQ

Coach Tess Stone has the following message for those thinking of going along for the final sessions on Thursday 19 July at Castle Neroche. Basically, bring some food for the coals and be prepared for some relay team action!

Sun 15 Jul Read more…

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