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Sat 20 Apr 9:00 am
Forest Orienteering and Navigation Skills Day
Smiths Creek Reserve, Campbelltown (meet at Waminda Reserve, Macquarie Av, Campbelltown.

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Sun 21 Apr 9:30 am
NOY2 - Redgum Ridges (Freemans Waterhole)
 Redgum Ridges. 1:10 000. 5m contours.

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Sun 21 Apr 11:00 am
Broken Bago Orienteering
Scout Hall, Tallwood Avenue, Wauchope.
Mon 22 Apr 7:30 pm
Orienteering Australia 2024 AGM
Online via Zoom.
Tue 23 Apr 7:30 pm
Orienteering NSW April Board Meeting

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Wed 24 Apr 5:30 pm
Moonlight Madness #1 Northbridge
corner of Sailors Bay Road and Kameruka Road (Bonds Corner), Northbridge

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Sun 28 Apr 9:30 am
Newcastle Pairs Relay Champs & Minor Event
The Range (South) 1:7500, Killingworth
Sun 28 Apr 10:00 am
Waggaroos - AWOC Interclub #1, 9 Mile Reserve

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Wed 1 May 6:30 pm
Newcastle Night Champs - Eleebana
Thomas H Halton Park. Revised by D. Orr 2024. 1:4000, 2 metre contours and 1:1000, 2 metre contours.
, Thomas H Halton Park, Eleebana
Sat 4 May 9:30 am
SOS Northside

Coaching Resources

Coaching Course materials

Materials for Learn & Play, Competition and Performance are available through Orienteering Australia.

Orienteering Australia Coaching Link

Books

There are many coaching orienteering books available.

Orienteering Services of Australia stocks quite a few.

A recent publication that is excellent and covers introductory through to elite level material is:

Crowood Sports Guides: Orienteering by Carol McNeill.

It can be purchased online through various suppliers.

Online Resources

Sport Australia coach support pages

Orienteering Australia coaching materials

Orienteering ACT coaching tips

Orienteering Queensland coaching tips

British Orienteering Improving Performance

World of O: O-training.net (High quality training exercises)

Newcastle Orienteering Club Coaching Page

Self-Analysis Templates

Here are a couple of tools that Orienteers can open and save and then use to self-analyse their skills and performances:

Skills self-evaluation template

Race Analysis template