Training Information


This section on the web-site will be where you will find out information about any planned training activities for PFO members.

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Intro to Orienteering Training Videos

Manchester & District Orienteering Club (MDOC) have just released a series of four training videos.

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What type of training do you want?


The skills and experience of everyone in PFO are different, therefore everyone's training needs differ.

If there is any specific topic that you feel that you would like some training in then please let Gillian know.

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Lockdown - Google Street View exercises

There have been a few Street O events created where you navigate around using Google Street Maps.

Check the links below to try them out.

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How well do you know your map and control symbols?

Understanding the information on your map and also what the control feature is that you are looking for are key parts of successful orienteering.

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Training Videos

South London Orienteers (SLOW) have produced a series of eight videos showing different techniques used in orienteering.
The videos are presented by different athletes from the GB Orienteering team and filmed in different locations.

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Orienteering Books

Carol-Mc Neill-Orienteering-Book

Some useful books with advice on orienteering.

There are a number of useful books available to help improve your orienteering, here are a few suggestions.

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