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Skills workshops in Scrambling, Rock Climbing & Teaching Navigation

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Date: 15th & 16th September 2018

Cost:€50 Per Person Per Day

Venue: Kerry

1 Day Workshops in 3 Disciplines:

Skills training Workshops for individuals, club members, trainers, award trainees and providers .

Each workshop provides Mentoring opportunities for experienced trainers and meets CPD requirements for providers & the relevant award holders.

All workshops will be dictated by weather conditions but we intend to cover the following topics in the different courses:

Teaching Navigation Skills Workshop:
Teaching skills
• Simplifying our knowledge to teach beginners
• What makes a good location
• Choosing a suitable point to navigate to
• Being concise and focused when teaching beginners
• Useful exercises to use while teaching

Skills to learn
• Self location skills
• Land reading
• Some tools for timing and pacing
• Route choice
• Features

Scrambling Skills Workshop

-Un-roped movement on steep ground
-Roped movement on steep ground
-Techniques used in involving others in scrambling activities
-Passing on skills & knowledge to peers or others in your club

Climbing Skills Workshop
- Rope work for climbing
- Belaying and lowering
- Bouldering and movement skills

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