Autumn Coaching Sessions

SWOC are putting on four coaching sessions during the autumn that will cover everything from the basic skills needed by the complete beginner to using a compass and route choice. Suitable for all abilities.

There will be no charge for the sessions, you just need to make sure that you bring along sensible clothing for the conditions. Full details will be on the SWOC website a week or so before each session. Date and venues are shown below.

Coaching 1 - 9th September - The Garth, Cardiff
Coaching 2 - 21 October - Caerphilly Mountain - (before local event)
Coaching 3 - 18 November - venue to be decided
Coaching 4 - 16 December - Llantrisant Forest - (before local event)

Coaching Saturday 9th September- Gwaelod Y Garth The exercises are suitable for all abilities from complete beginners upwards. Some exercises will be all on paths, the more advanced will be off path in the wood.

Time - meet 10.45 a.m. and we will walk up to coaching area on the Garth. The session will last about an hour to an hour and a half. If you are late follow the red and white tape.

Where - meet at the junction of Hell y Nant and the main road at corner of the playing fields. Post code CF15 9HE, grid ref - ST 119831.

What to wear - Shoes / running shoes with a tread. Whilst weather at moment looks good, bring along waterproofs just in case.

Terrain - lovely open conifer woodland with plenty of features. Great area for training.

Anything else to bring - if you have a compass bring one.

Juniors should have a responsible adult with them.