10 elements of Orienteering
The 10 Elements or Orienteering is a series of training films to help you learn the skills needed to orienteer.
What is orienteering?
Reading the Map 1
What is an orienteering map and how do you use it?
Orientating the Map
How to best hold the map.
How to make choices to follow the best route to the control.
Working out where you are when you get lost?
Using the compass with the map and taking a bearing.
Reading the Map 2
Common features and how to recognise them on the map.
Route Choice 2
Using stepping stones for the optimal route.
Different types of courses in an orienteering event.
Start ‘n Finish
SI cards and how the start and finish works at an orienteering event.
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