Category Archives: General Interest

Mountain Training Assocition – Coaching Workshop

Chris is a member of the Mountain Training Association (MTA) and they provide great CPD opportunities. This resulted in him attending a coaching workshop at the Hollowford Centre in the Peak District.  There were several workshops on offer and he … Continue reading

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CHMAS – AED Training (Take 2)

CHMAS runs all sorts of first aid courses. We use this experience to provide bespoke, fun and engaging courses. In fact we have built up a solid reputation for this. As a result it was good to be back running … Continue reading

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CHMAS Lowland Leader Assessment

As an approved Mountain Training Lowland Leader Course Provider, CHMAS was pleased to be running our first assessment for some returning customers. We had quite a mixed bag of weather with rain, mist, wind and sunshine on Brown Clee and … Continue reading

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NCS Course Leading For Condover Hall

Its been a fabulous three weeks facilitating the National Citizen Service (NCS) activity residential at Condover Hall with some 600 young people passing through. The NCS programme is open to all 16 and 17-year-olds in England and it helps to … Continue reading

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Yr Hafod – Terrain 2 Permit Assesssment

Last weekend, I was at Yr Hafod running a Scout Association Terrain 2 Permit Assessment and a mighty fine weekend it was too. I had two candidates who were extremely well prepared and it was an absolute blast working with them. … Continue reading

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Mountain Training – Lowland Leader Induction

      Last week, I attended a Mountain Training Lowland Leader Induction expertly delivered by Bryn Williams, Guy Jarvis, Nicola Jasieniecka and Kate Worthington. The course was a mix of indoor and outdoor sessions and proved to be a really … Continue reading

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MTUK Providor Workshop

Last week, as part of a regular update to work on Mountain Leader (ML) courses, I was at a MTUK Walking Award Provider workshop delivered by Bryn Williams of Mountain Training Cymru (MTC) and a mighty fine course it was … Continue reading

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Another Week At Arthog Outreach

Working for Arthog Outreach is always fun and this week was no difference! I took a group of Year 3’s canoeing and was part of a team providing on onsite activity day for  a Group of Year 6’s. Canoeing at … Continue reading

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Activity Days At The Adventure Ropes Course

Last week, I had a lovely two days working at the Adventure Ropes Course as part of a local school’s activity week. Over the two days, the teams got stuck into the following activities: Abseiling; Adventure Tunnels; Archery; Climbing; Crate … Continue reading

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Another Week At Arthog Outreach

Another good week working for Arthog Outreach where I was leading environmental, canoeing and team building sessions. Environmental Sessions As a continuation of the ‘Theatre Theme, we ventured outdoors to look at fire lighting, which proved to be a very popular … Continue reading

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