Information category: Coaching
The 2015 edition of this extremely popular and informative booklet is now available.
LATEST ITEMS: Tutor CPD cancelled. Now taking bookings for: Coaching Foundation course 2 April, Grade C Controllers' course in Speyside 16 April.
The Regular Orienteering Map Programme (ROMP) is back. ROMP is intended as a training facility for individuals or clubs who would like to take the opportunity to orienteer on some of Scotland’s finest terrain. Controls are now out in Inshriach and Loch Vaa.
This page is intended to provide coaches with a single point of access to a variety of information, templates and resources for different aspects of their coaching activity. Updated 8 November 2015 to remove a couple of broken links.
Generous subsidies are available from sportscotland for UKCC coach education courses, to members of SOA clubs. Applications must now be made online.
Two courses in 2016
Now entering its third year, the Coaching Foundation course continues to attract interest. Two courses are planned for 2016 - on 13 February and 2 April. This course was designed specifically for experienced orienteers who want to dip their toes into the waters of coaching.
Channel 4 & Open University collaboration
Authored by one of the world’s most successful athletes, Michael Johnson looks at how sports science has changed immeasurably in the last 20 years. Exploring how those changes have impacted on the world of sport, and what role it plays in creating exceptional athletes.
You will be able to learn a lot from watching the programmes and the material on the OU website - as an elite athlete or as a participation orienteer.
International Orienteering Coaches Conference 2015
How do Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland do this?
Follow the Live blog by Jan Kocbach
From Monday August 24th until Wednesday August 26th
Worthwhile following, great material and ideas. What could Scotland take from this and implement?