Information category: Coaching
LATEST ITEMS: Coach CPD on 3 September will now be at Creag Vinean near Dunkeld; bookings open for Coaching Foundation course 16 September near Perth, UKCC L1 17-18 September at Glenmore Lodge, and UKCC L2 8-9 & 29 October near Perth. For most courses there is now a specific on-line booking form.
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. Document describing New Zealand's Coaching Philosophy added 5 April 2016 - essential reading for all coaches! Also new material for mazes added 28 April; cones grids coming soon...
Book now for four exciting Coach CPD (Continuous Personal Development) days, 23 April, 25 June, 3 September and 24 September. We are opening these sessions to coaches of other sports, to get a broad scope of discussion.
The 2015 edition of this extremely popular and informative booklet is now available.
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.
There are currently no controls out.
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. One or two more courses are planned for 2016 - on 19 September and possible one other date in October at Glenmore Lodge. 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.