Information category: Training

National Centre course schedule

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LATEST ITEMS: Grade C Controllers' Course Inverness 19 November; places still available at the Event Safety Workshop in Glasgow on 7 November and in Inverness on 29 November, but Edinburgh on 21 November is now FULL.  Coaching Foundation planned for 22 October has been cancelled.  UKCC L1 and L2 dates for March and April 2017.

03rd Oct 16  

Controllers Training Course

Saturday 19 November

Would you be interested in improving your orienteering skills and technical knowledge?
Would you consider becoming an event controller now, or at some time in the future?

A Grade C Controllers' Course is being held in Inverness on Saturday 19 November.

01st Oct 16  

Summer orienteering at Glenmore Lodge

Glenmore map, Credit:SOA

Orienteering courses are available around Glenmore Lodge for summer training. 20 control markers are at various locations and printed maps are available from Glenmore Lodge reception.

22nd Jul 16  

Orienteering Techniques by Gareth Bryan-Jones

The 2015 edition of this extremely popular and informative booklet is now available.

07th Jan 16  

Regular Orienteering Map Programme

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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.

22nd Dec 15

SOA Activity Weekend 2013

Nearly 90 SOA members descended on Glenmore Lodge and enjoyed a variety of physical activities and learning opportunities, in magnificent surroundings and pleasant sunshine.  Many, many thanks to all who contributed their time, effort and expertise.  Results, handouts and feedback will be posted here as they become available - handouts from Lynne Walker’s “Mental” session and the Organiser’s Workshop now added, with apologies for delay.

30th Sep 13  

Dynamic stretching explained

orienteeringtvuk video, Credit:orienteeringtvuk

Paul Murgatroyd, in this YouTube video, explains the how and why of warming up prior to orienteering, including info about dynamic stretching.

09th Jan 12  

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