Manitoba Orienteering Association

Teaching Orienteering Skills

WEB RESOURCES

(December 2012)

Teaching Orienteering Manuals

From British Columbia: Premier's Sport Awards Program Orienteering Teaching the Basics Resource Manual
http://www.psap.jwsporta.ca/

Manitoba Curriculum Outline
http://www.orienteering.mb.ca/educators/CurriculumOutline.html

Alberta Lesson Plans
http://www.orienteer.ab.ca/Schools/teachers.htm

From New Zealand: Games, techniques, map making for Ages 12-18
http://www.nzorienteering.com/coaching/kiwisport_manual/KiwiSport%20Orienteering%20Coaching%20Manual.pdf

From Switzerland Orienteering Federation: A teachers' resource in French, German and Italian
http://www.scool.ch/index.php?option=com_frontpage&Itemid=73&option=com_content&task=view&id=78&lang=fr

From Australia: Lesson Plan and Exercises
http://www.orienteering.asn.au/promotion/devel/develcoach/

Introduction to Orienteering

Manitoba Orienteering Association PowerPoint Presentation “Introduction to Orienteering”
http://www.orienteering.mb.ca/educators/IntroToOrienteering.pptx

Your First Time Out
http://www.us.orienteering.org/content/your-first-time-out

Orienteering for the Young
http://www.us.orienteering.org/youth-leaders/materials/o-young

The string course - Ages 2-5
http://www.us.orienteering.org/content/string-course

Beginner Course - Ages 6 and Up
http://www.us.orienteering.org/content/white-course

Yes Magazine
http://www.orienteering.ca/pdfs/YesMagazine_Orienteering.pdf

Junior Programs
Foothills Wanders Orienteering Club, Calgary: http://www.orienteeringcalgary.ca/
Ottawa Orienteering Club, Ottawa: http://ottawaoc.ca/

Useful Links
http://www.impactsigns.com/guide-to-orienteering-follow-the-custom-signs/
http://www.williams.edu/Biology/Faculty_Staff/hwilliams/Orienteering/teachingo.html
https://www.9round.com/blog/a-guide-to-orienteering

Maps and Map Reading

Map Symbols
English version: http://orienteering.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/IOF-Control-Descriptions-2004.pdf
French version: http://www.asub-orientation.org/documents/descriptions_iof/iofcd.htm
An online control symbol learning game: http://www.fortnet.org/icd/

Top Tips
http://www.realbuzz.com/articles/top-10-tips-when-starting-out-in-orienteering-us-en/

Mapping

Mappers Guide: https://sites.google.com/site/juniormappersguide/
Maps can be obtained from:
    Manitoba Orienteering Maps: http://moa.whyjustrun.ca/maps/report
    Google Maps: http://maps.google.ca/
    Topographical Maps: http://www.canmaps.com/topographic/mb/
    Provincial Park Maps: http://www.gov.mb.ca/conservation/parks/
    Street Maps: Google specific City/Town
    Site Plans/Landscape drawings: Contact local administration for your site (e.g., community center, school, etc.)

Course Planning

Condes (used by the MOA) is a Windows program, designed to assist the orienteering course planner.
http://www.condes.net/

Purple Pen is course setting software for orienteering.
http://purplepen.golde.org/

How to Use a Compass

http://www.learn-orienteering.org/old/
http://www.learn-orienteering.org/old/exercise1.html

Puzzle-O

Sudoku-O: http://www.dvoa.org/learn/puzzles/sudoku-o/sudoku-o.pdf
Sudoku p.14: http://www.orienteering.nb.ca/notes/vol31/no1.pdf
Sudoku p.23: http://www.orienteering.nb.ca/notes/vol31/no2.pdf

Print Material

http://orienteeringusa.org/new-o/resources/print-materials

Orienteering Software and Games

http://o-wiki.net/index.php?title=Software#Orienteering_Manager
https://sites.google.com/site/orienteeringgames/
Catching Features - www.catchingfeatures.com
WinOrient - www.mirakron.com
WinOL - www.melin.nu
Oriantica - http://www.melin.nu/oriantica/index.html
MapMemory - http://www.innovad.net/mapmemory/
Rasor ARDF Games - http://www.pejla.se/ardf_games.htm
http://worldofo.com/old/Software/Games/

GPS and Orienteering

http://www.androidzoom.com/android_applications/sports/gps-orienteering_cgokt.html
http://www.freewarepocketpc.net/ppc-download-virtual-orienteering-for-windows-mobile.html
http://www.ehow.com/list_7297400_gps-navigation-orienteering-exercises.html
http://46.137.106.127/en/orienteering/mundo/gps-paper
http://www.completekidz.co.uk/?page_id=71
http://www.orienteering.mb.ca/OGPS/index.html