Events

6th June 2018

Skills workshops in Scrambling, Rock Climbing & Teaching Navigation

Date: 15th & 16th September 2018

Venue: Venue: Gap of Dunloe Location :Kerry
1 Day Workshops in 3 Disciplines: Navigation, Scrambling and Climbing

Cost:€50 Per Person Per Day

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 

Skills Workshops 1

 

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 
- Techniques used in involving others in climbing activities 
- Passing on skills knowledge to peers or others in your club 




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