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Discussion: Reflex training

in: Orienteering; Training & Technique

May 31, 2020 8:03 PM # 
CoolMan:
Is it worth it to practice reflex training, i.e dropping a ruler and catching it, to train your reaction speed to the dibber beep.
I have found varying results with the method so far.
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May 31, 2020 8:26 PM # 
Rhombus:
No
May 31, 2020 9:16 PM # 
Canadian:
I'd be curious to know if that would actually help your punching efficiency at all. However, I would still say it's not worth it to improve your orienteering results / performance. That's not a significant aspect to your overall results and performance. Unless you're near the top of the elite results it's not something to worry about and even then I would suggest actually practicing punching will have a far greater impact.
May 31, 2020 10:36 PM # 
tRicky:
Practice dropping an SI stick and catching it before you lose it in the terrain instead.
Jun 1, 2020 12:27 AM # 
jjcote:
Definitely a waste of time.

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