STAG Club Nights confirmed @ JP AcademyCome along & both improve your fitness & learn the basics for the 2020 Orienteering Season

FB IMG 1559854648695 jpg Gerry Thomson

FB IMG 1559854648695 jpg Gerry Thomson

Posted: Wed 18 Sep 2019

Following discussions with Glasgow Life I am pleased to announce that we have been able to 1. Increase the number of winter training opportunites from from 6 to 8 and now have a booking for the Gymnasium.

Wednesdays fortnightly from 9th October 2019 - Seniors are requested to make a £1 contribution ; Juniors/Students no charge.

Timings 7pm > 8:30pm

Where - John Paul Academy, 2 Arrochar Street, Glasgow G23 5LY

Format (subject to change depending on personnel attending)

7pm > 7:30pm - Training outside including Warming Up Session.

7:30pm > 7:40pm - Break

7:45pm > 8:15pm - Indoors, map work, revising basic Orienteering Skills

8:15pm > 8:30pm - Team Activities.

Projected timetable for Weeks 1> 4

Week 1 - 9th October - Fitness Testing - Cooper Test (Outside) ; Local Muscular Endurance Tests (Inside) ; IOF Control Descriptions & Map symbol Test (Inside - non-physical). Preparation for Teviothead / SOL 6 if relevant.

Week 2 - 23rd October - Interval Training in the form of XC courses on campus. Short indoor circuit based on results from week 1 & incorporating some map work. Preparation for SOUL @ Erskine (27/10) ; SoSOL @ Callendar Park (3/11) if relevant.

Week 3 - 6th November - Night Navigation Exercises/Compass & pacing in Maryhill Park (till 7:45pm). Preparation for STAG's 1st Dark Park Experience @ Kelvingrove on 13th November & SoSOL @ Loch Ordie (17 Nov). Information on DU'O' & 21st GPC.

Week 4 - 20th November - Sprint Knockout Races on Campus ( Handicapped). Preparation for SoSOL @ Duns Wood (24/11) & Dark Park Experience 2 @ Bellahouston Park ( 27/11).

Be there or I may have to send out the Club Enforcer pictured :)