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Author : Steve Boga
ISBN : 0811728706
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 24.96 MB
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Describes the skills needed to compete in this outdoor sport, including map reading, navigating with a compass, and physical fitness, and shares quizzes, exercises, and strategies
Category: Sports & Recreation


Author : Tom Renfrew
ISBN : 0873228855
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Covers basic map reading, compass skills, running a course, fitness and safety, and the best places to orienteer
Category: Sports & Recreation


Author : Carol McNeill
ISBN : 9781847978585
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Crowood Sports Guides provide sound, practical advice that will make you a better sportsperson, whether you are learning the basic skills, discovering more advanced techniques or reviewing the fundamentals of your sport. This book includes information boxes containing tips and advice aimed at all levels of ability; how to get started and take part in your first event; the skills and techniques needed by those just beginning orienteering and by more advanced competitors, and maps and photographs in full colour depicting techniques, the terrain, top runners and all aspects of this exhilarating and exciting adventure sport. Superbly illustrated with over 200 maps and photographs specially selected to illustrate the text on techniques and terrain.
Category: Sports & Recreation


Author : Neil Champion
ISBN : 143583044X
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Discusses basic techniques, equipment, and strategies necessary to maximize skill in orienteering.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Discovering Orienteering

Author : Orienteering USA
ISBN : 9781492582311
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 73.56 MB
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Engaging the mind and toning the body, orienteering offers a mind–body workout that builds confidence, problem-solving skills, and an appreciation for the natural environment. Written in an engaging manner, Discovering Orienteering: Skills, Techniques, and Activities offers a systematic approach to learning, teaching, and coaching orienteering. Discovering Orienteering presents the basic skills and techniques of the sport for beginners. It also functions as a review for advanced orienteers, featuring stories of orienteering experiences to illustrate the fun, challenge, and adventure of the sport. An excellent resource for physical educators, recreation and youth leaders, and orienteering coaches, Discovering Orienteering distills the sport into teachable components relating to various academic disciplines, provides an array of learning activities, and includes an introduction to physical training and activities for coaching beginning to intermediate orienteers. Guidelines take eager beginners beyond the basics and prepare them to participate in orienteering events. More than 60 ready-to-use activities assist educators in applying the benefits of orienteering across the curriculum. Developed in conjunction with Orienteering USA (OUSA), Discovering Orienteering addresses the methods, techniques, and types of orienteering commonly found throughout the United States and Canada. Authors Charles Ferguson and Robert Turbyfill are experienced orienteers with expertise as trainers and elite competitors. Ferguson and Turbyfill also have backgrounds in education with a variety of teaching experiences, lending to the book’s utility as a resource for introducing orienteering in a physical education or youth recreation setting. Discovering Orienteering begins by explaining the basics of orienteering, including a brief history of the sport followed by information on fitness, nutrition, safety, and tools and equipment. After this introduction, readers learn orienteering skills, techniques, and processes using the OUSA’s systematic teaching and coaching methodology. Next, readers learn how to apply these skills, techniques, and processes to an event situation. Orienteering ethics and rules are discussed, including the ethical use of special equipment. Information is also included to help readers prepare for and compete in an orienteering event. Activities in the appendix are presented in a concise lesson plan format indicating the skills or techniques covered in the activity, level of expertise required, and equipment needed. Discovering Orienteering: Skills, Techniques, and Activities offers an excellent introduction to the sport for beginniners and a comprehensive resource for educators, youth leaders, and coaches. With its systematic approach, Discovering Orienteering can help readers chart a course to fun and adventure in the great outdoors.
Category: Sports & Recreation


Author : John Disley
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Orienteering Made Simple And Gps Technology

Author : Nancy Kelly
ISBN : 1477248609
Genre : Education
File Size : 23.60 MB
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This book is designed to teach orienteering and GPS technology as an educational tool in the school curriculum. The book uses a multi-disciplinary approach to foster self confidence, cooperative learning, team building, problem solving, decision making, and love for the outdoors. The activities are adaptable to a wide variety of grade levels and can be used in most subject areas. The book includes a series of hands-on activities, worksheets, and interactive lessons that are fun and educational letting the students learn through exploration and problem solving.
Category: Education

Orienteering Handbook

Author : Anne Anthony
ISBN : 0888390475
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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A guide to the teaching methods for the sport of Orienteering.
Category: Sports & Recreation


Author : Ian Bratt
ISBN : 1859749100
Genre : Orienteering
File Size : 67.42 MB
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Orienteering is a sport that combines physical fitness, mental skills and the ability to navigate. This title introduces the newcomer to the meaning and spirit of orienteering, explains the different levels of events and how to take part in them. A broad cross section of information is given, from basic details such as clothing, footwear and headgear to more specific explanations on how to read a map, correct use of a compass and how to navigate over different types of terrain. The various disciplines of the sport are also given, such as ski orienteering.
Category: Orienteering