Adult and Junior Coaching
A Club Training event at Bowden Housteads
On Sat 11th Mar 2017 from 13:00 until 14:30
SYO are running a coaching and training session on Saturday 11th March at Bowden Housteads. It is a runnable deciduous woodland, providing sufficient technical challenge for the experienced orienteer. There is a good path network for beginners.
Please park on Bowden Wood Crescent, S9 4ED, here
The sessions will start at 1pm. Please arrive by 12.50pm so we can get started by 1pm. Group 1 will finish at 2pm, all other groups at 2.30pm. Parents who wish to accompany their children on the activities are encouraged or alternatively are very welcome to join the adult's group and have a go themselves. All participants should wear full leg cover and sturdy footwear.
Cost will be £3 per session to non-members, free to club members.
Group 1 (TD1/2) suitable for children age 7 upwards, who are beginning orienteering. (younger children who are club members and are accompanied by an adult are also welcome)
Group 2 (TD3) suitable for children who confidently run yellow courses independently on all areas.
Group 3 (TD4) suitable for children who confidently run orange courses independently on all areas.
Group 4 (TD3+) suitable for all adults. A range of exercises will be planned to cater for beginners to experienced orienteers.
Runnable deciduous woodland and a variety of open and semi-open areas. Several stream valleys provide contour detail. It is split into three parts by the Sheffield Parkway and A57, but footbridges mean this doesn't have a negative impact on course planning. An excellent map was surveyed and drawn in 2010 by Marcus Pinker.More details about Bowden Housteads...
Safety & risk
A comprehensive risk assessment will have been carried out by the organiser, but participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event. If a competitor has a pre-existing medical condition that they think should be declared, please complete a medical form at enquiries. The sealed envelope will only be opened in an emergency.
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