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Sun, 07 July



AR Navigation training - SE Queensland

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

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AR Navigation training - SE Queensland
AR Navigation training - SE Queensland

Time & Location

07 July 2024, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Petrie, Petrie QLD 4502, 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 Sunday 7th July,

Where: Petrie- Meet at Salt by Cafe One, Shop 15/1477 Anzac Ave, Kallangur QLD 4503 

Start with theory lesson over a coffee, before driving to forest for technical navigation training. 

5pm-7pm- Petrie Hotel, 

Optional Dinner, and Map talk. 

We will cater for all levels of experience

  • Focused on running/trekking- no MTB
  • 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

Any questions? Email Rob or call 0403296516

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