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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 & Training

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

  

Coaching videos

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

  

Training - Bruntsfield Links, 19 December

Special festive Wednesday evening session led by Ian Pyrah.

  

Training - Blackford Hill, 21 November

Wednesday evening session led by Ian Pyrah.

  

Training - Braidburn Valley Park, 31 October

Wednesday evening session - Spooky-O, led by Judy Bell

  

Training - Astley Ainslie, 24 October

Wednesday evening session led by Ian Pyrah

 

  

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