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Tomahawk Training

Surrey Scouts supports the development of Tomahawk throwing through two courses:

Check the training pages for upcoming courses HERE

Course Objectives

The Instructor Course will be a day long course, ending with the newly trained instructors running a two hour experience session

  • How to provide Tomahawk Throwing as an activity for our young people safely and within the bounds of The Scout Association
  • Understand what equipment can and can’t be used
  • How to construct a range
  • Understand throwing techniques and how to correct them
  • Consider session plans, targets, competitions and games

You will need: dress for the weather, hiking boots, waterproofs, layers, gloves, sun cream! – training will be in and out, but experience will be outside the whole time and there will be some waiting.  Bring your own lunch.

We will provide: coffees, teas and biscuits provided

Times: full day of training

 

The Surrey Scouts Training Trust should be able to take applications for assistance with fees from individuals.  Applications should be made prior to the course start date.  Application forms can be found HERE.

Course organiser: Mark Colacchio

 

Taster Experience Objectives

  • How to throw Tomahawks safely and successfully
  • 2 hours of instructions and experience.

This is for: people to gain experience.  Novices will learn how to throw Tomahawks and experienced Tomahawks throwers will get to practice their techniques.  Everyone will have the chance to throw up to five different types of tomahawks

You need: dress for the weather, hiking boots, waterproofs, layers, gloves, sun cream! –  the experience will be outside the whole time and there will be some waiting.

We will provide: coffees, teas and biscuits

Times: 2 hours

 

Course organiser: Mark Colacchio

 

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