Coaching Corner

Coaching corner is a short series of articles about orienteering technique. Each article was published in The Clarion and subsequently copied here, together with any answers to problems.

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

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

Further help on how to improve can be found at Better Orienteering