Occassional thoughts about orienteering

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Training pays off


The graph shows Samantha's (blue) and Ross's (red) ranking points by race for the time they've been living in Sweden. Lower points are better.

The graph shows that both have improved substantially from the fall season to the spring season.

If you figure that their results when they moved to Sweden (the fall season) reflect their levels of orienteering at the time, then you can think that their levels in the spring season reflect the improvement that has come from training more in the time they've been in Sweden. If you look at their training for September-April in Sweden compared to the same period the year before, you'll see that they're averaging about 9-10 more hours a month of orienteering training. It is fun to see the training paying off.
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posted by Michael | 3:50 PM


It's nice to see that. Progress is hard to feel sometimes, but looking at that gives me hope :)
And with more practice, I'm sure the improvement will continue.

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