Category Archives: Personal

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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Professional Development – Oxygen Therapy Course

CHMAS run a variety of first aid courses and to keep our courses up to date, Chris regularly undertakes Continuous Professional Development (CPD) and his latest CPD was to attend am Oxygen Therapy Course run by Pete Rich of Rich … Continue reading

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CPD – Inspiring Environmental Learning

On Saturday, I attended a Mountain Training Association (MTA) workshop led Jim Langley of Nature’s Work on Inspiring Environmental Learning in Cannock Chase. To be honest, I knew Jim provided a good course and this did not disappoint. His knowledge is outstanding … Continue reading

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CPD – Development Coach Training

Last week, I attended a Development Coach Training Course run by Joby Davis and a mighty fine course it was too. The course was delivered over two days and there was a mix of accomplished coaches (GB Squad) and folks like … Continue reading

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Assessor Workshop at PYB

It’s always nice to be involved in some CPD and I was recently at Plas Y Brenin for a Mountain Leaders Assessor Workshop and a mighty fine two days it was too. The first day was spent mainly learning about the … Continue reading

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BMC Fundamemtals 1 & 2 Workshops

As part of my ongoing Professional Development, I found myself at the Beacon Climbing Wall in North Wales for a BMC Fundamentals Workshop 1 & 2 being led by Ian Dunn. The Fundamentals of Climbing 1 focuses on the importance of agility, balance … Continue reading

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Work Weekend at Yr Hafod

As many of you know, I am a volunteer at the Scouts Cymru mountain training centre Yr Hafod in the Ogwen Valley and every January a few of the team members get together to spruce up the hostel before the … Continue reading

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CHMAS – Round Up Of 2016

Wow, just where did 2016 go! Chris Hughes Multi Activity Services (CHMAS) has had an exceptional year providing lots of fun and adventures through our freelance work with other organisations, DofE Programmes and instructor training courses. The feedback received, has … Continue reading

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FSRT Provider Moderation

On Wednesday, I was in Llanberis on a Foundation Safety & Rescue Training (FSRT) Provider Moderation being run by Canoe Wales and a mighty fine day it was too. We spent a little time indoors looking at the FSRT syllabus, identifying what the key … Continue reading

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On The Hill With Big Nige

On Saturday, I was out and about on the North Wales Mountains with my regular climbing partner Big Nige (if you live in Shrewsbury – the rumour has it that everyone knows Big Nige). We went into Cwm Cneifion to … Continue reading

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