Training Information

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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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?

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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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Planned training sessions

The introduction to SI session that we held on the 6th March was well received, but we only managed to scratch the surface of SI.

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Training

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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Orienteering Foundation Training Day

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12 PFO members took part in todays training day at Haverthwaite.

Everyone enjoyed the exercises and a chance to orienteer in the forest, although for some it may have been a bit too strenuous!

Other sessions should hopefully be planned for later in 2020.


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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

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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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BRGS After School Club

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There is an Orienteering after school club at Bacup & Rawtenstall Grammar School.

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