Updated with current UK practice for schools and further education
Now: £3.99 (GBP)
Orienteering skills and techniques
This book makes it easier than ever for busy teachers and coaches to introduce orienteering skills and techniques to students.
If you are new to teaching orienteering, the book provides a detailed opening chapter of basic information on orienteering to help get you started.
The book's educational guidelines have been updated to bring them in line with current UK practice in primary and secondary schools and in further education.
- Author: Carol McNeill, Jean Cory-Wright and Tom Renfrew
- Copyright Year: 1998
- Length: 160 pages
- Chapter 1. Teaching Orienteering
- Chapter 2. Introducing Orienteering in the Classroom
- Chapter 3. School or Centre Grounds
- Chapter 4. Parks and Woodland
- Chapter 5. Technique Training
- Chapter 6. Compass
- Chapter 7. Theory Sessions
- Chapter 8. Indoor Games and Exercises
- Chapter 9. Outdoor Alternatives
- Chapter 10. Physical and Mental Fitness
- Chapter 11. Orienteering Programmes in Education
- Chapter 12. Planning, Organisation & Rules
- Chapter 13. Mapmaking
- Chapter 14. Orienteering for People With Disabilities
Published in collaboration with the British Orienteering Federation.
Tom Renfrew is an expert orienteer and a top instructor in the U.K. He has developed and taught orienteering techniques and programmes across the US and in Europe for more than 20 years - from grass roots to the international level. Considered the leading authority on the educational values of the sport, Tom has been a driving force behind the development of orienteering in the national school curriculum throughout the United Kingdom.