Junior coaching between Lockdowns in 2020 & 2021

Since the start of the pandemic, during the relaxation of restrictions between the 3 waves, a small group of 15s & 16s have been training in the local woods & fells under the supervision of Club...

Mon 21 Jun 2021Read more…

Coaching - Esthwaite Intake

A coaching session for LOC only, not suitable for beginners

Wednesday 26th May 5.30  – 7.30pm.

Extra coaching session at Esthwaite Intake for LOC members only. Not suitable for beginners.

This is an alternative to the usual Battleaxe events, planned by...

Thu 13 May 2021Read more…

Pre-event ‘geeking’

Preparing for a race in which you want to perform at your best

We have 2 Zoom sessions taken by Derek Allison will be held prior to upcoming events

  • Tuesday 4th May 8pm – Derek reviewed the use of 'geeking' pre-event to improve performance as part of getting...

Tue 20 Apr 2021Read more…

LOC ZOOM COACHING for event preparation

These sessions, led by Derek Allison, are to help you get into a useful frame of mind for upcoming events.

What style of orienteering is most useful, what sort of route choice will there be, what should I be telling myself on the way to...

Thu 8 Apr 2021Read more…

An introduction to making maps for orienteering using Zoom - 10th April 2021

Presented by LOC/NWOA – for ALL orienteers

Following on from the Spring Coaching sessions we are organising some sessions to show you how to make a map for orienteering.  Having an insight into the practical aspects of map making and...

Wed 31 Mar 2021Read more…

Introduction to Coaching

Derek Allison will run through the basics of good coaching and how to set up exercises to introduce beginners to Orienteering at 9.00-16.00 on the June 26th at Backbarrow Outback Hall.

Contact Carol McNeill () for...

Tue 30 Mar 2021Read more…

Spring 2021 technique knowhow and Masterclasses

Technique knowhow and Masterclasses will be presented in a series of Zoom sessions.

The first sessions took place sucessfully on Saturday 30th January, followed by two Zoom presentations (6th and...

Mon 1 Feb 2021Read more…

Orienteering Techniques from Home

As a follow-on with the Zoom session on the 30th January Martin Bagness has provided 4 PDF map files with suggested techniques which can be used for Orienteers to develop their navigation skills particularly in the lockdown period, the...

Sat 30 Jan 2021Read more…

Why coaching?

2021 Development of Coaching within LOC.

Carol McNeill, LOC Lead Coach

The Plan builds on the valuable work that has been undertaken in the past, identifies the different groups which orienteer and pulls together present and new...

Wed 6 Jan 2021Read more…

Becoming a Coach

The club is always in need of more coaches to help with introducing beginners and also working with more experienced orienteers helping them improve their skills, results and enjoyment.  If you think that this is the way you would like to put something back...

Mon 7 Dec 2020Read more…

Training Resource Library

A series of articles by Paul Murgatroyd of British Orienteering

Paul Murgatroyd, Coach and Sports Science support to British Orienteering National Talent Squad since 2007, has written a series of 14 articles on the many different aspects of training which make...

Sun 6 Dec 2020Read more…

Get up to speed videos

In case you've missed it, South London Orienteers have been releasing a series of get up to speed videos, presented by members of the GB Orienteering team, focussing on some key skills. There are six available currently, with a further...

Fri 8 Feb 2019Read more…