Training Resources

Below are a series of coaching videos on YouTube produced by South London Orienteers, sponsored by Sport England featuring GB Orienteers.

  1. Setting the map
  2. Using the compass
  3. Attack points
  4. Aiming off
  5. Large contour features
  6. Route choice
  7. Intricate contours
  8. Simplification

There is a full website on improving your orienteering, covering newcomers and improvers and experienced orienteers.  Better Orienteering
Their statement “Better Orienteering is intended to help people start and get better at orienteering, including helping experienced orienteers think about what they can do better. With orienteering, there is always room for improvement”. It is well worth a look.

One of Claro’s members produced some useful guides in the form of a questions and answers – have a look.

Coaching Corner #1 – Handrails and Attack Points by Mike Hind

Coaching Corner #2 – Pacing, Catching Features, Aiming Off by Mike Hind

Coaching Corner #3 – Contours by Mike Hind