The information below is out of date but is retained for historical reference.
The Coaching Sessions page is now updated for 2012 / 2013.
OD Talent Squad Update Autumn 2011
The Talent Squad activities resume in September with informal technique coaching sessions at Saturday morning events and Wednesday evenings sessions. These are open to ALL members so please take advantage to practice any of your O techniques that are a bit rusty or that you never learned!
Coaching dates below:
17th September Elmdon Park event - Also with OD Juniors
15th October Kenilworth Common SME
12th October “Map Geeking” of Longshaw (the area for the Compass Sport Cup Final) at KH8 School
9th November Session for organisers to include use of EMIT download. Kenilworth Wardens Sports Club at 19:30
This is an ideal session for anyone who wishes to organise in the future, as a refresher for existing organisers, for those who are just curious, or just come along and be sociable! Session is free and open to all club members.
Any ideas/requests for specific sessions or questions
Venues and dates work in progress.
First aid course:
4hrs to cover UKCCL1 and club first aider requirement. (TBA)
Aim To be able to Plan/Organize/Control a local event
Organizing (Bob B)
Planning ( Barry E)
Planning (CONDES) (Pete G)
One event as a group in relevant role
Individual event in appropriate role.
Award = OD Event Official
Aim To be able to update an existing map using OCAD
Sessions to cover:
Editing graphic objects
Group update map after survey
Individual update nominated map
Award = OD Mapper
Aim -To be able to provide technical skills coaching under the guidance of a BOF qualified coach
Must be a technically competent GREEN standard orienteer.
Coaching 1 Day session.
Key elements from UKCCL1 (TBD)
+ Coaching the group exercise with group feedback
Award = OD Coaching Assistant
Club support for proceeding to full UKCCL1 and UKCCL2
Aim -To improve individual results by 10%
1 session How to train (Sarah Hague tbc)
1 session How to run (Sheila Carey tbc)
1 session Heart rate monitors
1 session Diet and nutrition
Saturday Mornings/Wednesday evenings
Sessions on Technical skills:
Possibly physical training sessions
Compass and pacing
Leg planning and flowing