Our Thursday evening fun sessions attract a good range of ages and abilities. The aim is to improve your fitness, develop your confidence in navigating and according to lead coach Tess Stone, your "love of wildness!"
This skills index is aimed at all from those attempting Orange courses to those who would be considered experts.
Most of the articles were written by QO's Richard Sansbury but we have borrowed from other resources on You Tube and other clubs' websites.
Also highly recommended: the Better Orienteering website (here)
Sarum OC is running two courses in Salisbury next month. Its event safety course is aimed at all existing and aspiring event officials i.e. planners, controllers and organisers. There is also a course specifically for organisers.
St Audries Photo-O
Fancy another run up at St Audries? OK, a virtual run. Have you tried out Steve Robertson's photo-O challenge? The terrain looked a little different over the summer when the event was being planned- not quite as runnable!
Saturday 17 March
Devon OC are offering a day-long training course with a focus on orienteering incidents. Resulting in an Emergency First Aid at Work qualification, the course will run from Ilsington Village Hall, in between Bovey Tracey and Hay Tor on Dartmoor.
At Club Night
A productive and enjoyable evening was had by a mixture of novices and experienced users who buddied up to follow written tutorials for Purple Pen, the club's chosen course planning software
Training / analysis
We've all been there - having a great run, then feelings of confusion and possibly utter panic when the next control doesn't fall to plan! A leg on Steve Robertson's Blue course from Sunday appears to illustrate relocation, from attack point through to finding the control.