Coaching

Orienteering Training and Coaching Resources

In 2023, Orienteering Taranaki will be offering training opportunities to help those new to the sport and those that want to improve techniques and move from a yellow or orange course to red. Keep an eye on our event page for opportunities. 

In the meantime, below are some resources for you to read.

 

Compass use instructions 

Silva how to use a compass

 

The Little Book of Orienteering Techniques Jean Cory-Wright, March 2000

A great resource for both those new and wanting to improve their skills, explainations in the book go from the basics to more advanced techniques.

 

https://backwoodsok.org/control-descriptions-and-map-symbols-explained

This overseas club website provides links and summaries of international control descriptions and map symbols, as well a good examples.

 

https://betterorienteering.org/

Great website with lots of resources.