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Coaching & Training 5: Green, Blue, Brown, Black courses

This is the fifth article in a series by Roger Scrutton, and it describes courses at Technical Difficulty 5 (TD 5). This article discusses relocation, a key skill for courses at TD 5, before explaining other TD 5 challenges.

  

Coaching & Training 1 - 4 Review

This article is part of a series by Roger Scrutton, and reviews the topics covered in articles 1 to 4.

  

Coaching & Training 4: the Light Green course

This is the fourth article in a series by Roger Scrutton. Following on from "Coaching & Training 3: the Orange Course", this article continues the transition from White and Yellow courses to Green and above, progressing from Stage 3 to Stage 4 of the Long Term Athlete Development framework. Once again, there are useful suggestions here for more experienced orienteers too.

  

Coaching & Training 3: the Orange course

This is the third article in a series by Roger Scrutton. Following on from "Coaching & Training 2: White and Yellow Courses", this article describes the transition from White and Yellow courses to Green and above, entering Stage 3 of the Long Term Athlete Development framework. As in the previous articles, there are useful suggestions here for more experienced orienteers too.

  

Coaching & Training 2: White and Yellow courses

This is the second article in a series by Roger Scrutton. Following on from "Coaching and Training 1: An Introduction", this article discusses coaching and training at Steps A-D in the Step System, equating to Stages 1 and 2 in the Long Term Athlete Development framework. There are useful ideas here for more experienced orienteers too.

  

Coaching & Training 1: An Introduction

This is the first of a series of articles by Roger Scrutton, on how you might improve your orienteering through coaching and training, by yourself (so-called self-coaching), with a friend, or with a coach. In this introduction a distinction is made between coaching and training, and we look at the Step System as a framework for progressing in the sport.

  

Coaching videos

A series of useful coaching videos entitled “Get Up To Speed”.

  

Coaching & Training

ESOC offers a range of options for both junior and senior members.

  

A Presentation to Roger

Roger Scrutton hands over management of Wednesday evening training sessions at RHS

Brian Miller writes about the high esteem Roger is held in by Club members and the presentation on his 'retirement' from managing the winter training sessions at the Royal High School.