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Sat, 04 Aug



AR Navigation training - Brisbane

Improve your navigation skills with training from Australia's best Adventure Race navigators Rob and Kathryn Preston.

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AR Navigation training - Brisbane
AR Navigation training - Brisbane

Time & Location

04 Aug 2018, 9:00 am – 05 Aug 2018, 1:00 pm

Brisbane, Brisbane QLD, Australia


About the event

Team Thought Sports are teaming up with A1 Series and Tiger Adventure to bring some of the best navigators in the world of Adventure Racing to Queensland for a weekend of skills training. Rob and Kathryn Preston have represented Australia many times in Orienteering, Rogaining and Adventure racing and have over 50 years of navigation practice between them. 

Navigation is often the key determinant of an Adventure Racing teams performance but is often overlooked in training, or left on the shoulders of the soul 'navigator' on the team. But everyone can learn to improve and contribute with some expert, personalised training. 

When: 9am-5pm Saturday 4th August, 9am-1pm Sunday 5th August.

Where: Saturday- Daisy Hill, Stockyard Creek, Sunday- Wivenhoe Dam 

If you are racing Hells Bells Adventure Race the following weekend then this is targeted for you. But there are many other races on the Queensland calendar such as the Max Adventure Sprint race, the Australasian Rogaining Championships, and the final A1 Series race Wildside down the coast of NSW. 

We will cater for all levels of experience

  • Both Foot and Mountain bike navigation covered
  • Compare the differences between Orienteering maps and topographical maps
  • Discuss techniques useful for any level of navigator
  • How to use a compass
  • How to navigate without a compass, or at night. 
  • Planning a route to to minimise mistakes.
  • Contour interpretation
  • How to share navigation across your team 
  • Numbers are limited and we will keep the coach to participant level low so you get the best attention

Preference will be given to participants who can attend both days, but please contact Rob on 0403296516 (rob AT if you would like to attend one day only. 


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