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Indoor orienteering

Indoor orienteering can sometimes seem a bit of an odd occupation.  I think it gives the opportunity to practise skills in decent conditions under extreme time pressure.

Clearly I am not the only one to think this.  Here is Tove Alexandersson, WOC 2012 Silver medallist completing an indoor course in a big sports hall. Read more

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LOC Primary Development coaching

British Orienteering awarded us a significant grant from the Development Fund to spend time going into local Primary Schools in order to raise awareness of the LOC NavNight sessions.  Working with Selwyn Wright, we are well into the first block of schools, having completed one school yesterday. Read more

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Schools Coaching Day Fell Foot

Spent the day trying to get primary school kids to fold, thumb and orientate the map, while they were doing a range of courses at Fell Foot Park.

The interesting bit about this was when I got comments back like “When I did what you told me it worked!” Although this wasn’t a surprise to me, it seemed to be a surprise to all of the kids there, even ones that had done some orienteering before. Read more

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