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Teaching Orienteering part 1 (BOF)

Activity

Location

Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre
Loughborough RdLeicester
Leicester
Leicestershire
LE4 5PN
Contact Name
Steve Vincent
Telephone
0116 2681 426
Email
dofe@lopc.co.uk
Next Session
Wednesday 25th October 2017 (09:30 - 16:30)
Sport / Physical Activity
Abseiling, Archery, Canoe Polo, Canoeing, Climbing, Fencing, Geocaching, Kayaking, Mountaineering, Orienteering, Sailability, Sailing, Shooting, Table Tennis, Wheelchair Fencing, White Water Rafting
Skill Level
Beginner, Intermediate
Genders Accepted
Mixed
Organised By
Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre
This course is aimed at teachers, youth sector workers and people working in schools and outdoor centres. Great course to help you teach orienteering step by step in a variety of ways to help people learn about the sport.

This British Orienteering Federation (B.O.F.) course is aimed at teachers, youth sector workers and people working in schools and outdoor centres. The 1 day training course delivers the knowledge, understanding and practical ability to introduce the basic skills of orienteering to beginners in a fun and exciting way on areas that are safe such as school sites or outdoor centre grounds. You will also be able to deliver simple competitions for participants.

25th October, 9:30am to 4:30pm. Registrations for this course must come 2 weeks before the date of the course.

No experience required for attending a Teaching Orienteering Part 1, is a prerequisite for anybody wishing to gain the Orienteering Young Leader Award or attend the British Orienteering Teaching Orienteering Part 2 training.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Introduce children to orienteering in a safe environment
  • Plan sessions which introduce the basic understanding of how to use an orienteering map and include the following skills: map as a bird's eye view, importance of north, map orientation, use of map colours and commonly used symbols, keeping in contact with the map and "thumbing".
  • Plan and deliver orienteering sessions that meet the safety standards required by British Orienteering.
  • Organise and deliver simple orienteering competition.
  • Be able to advise children on the opportunities to further their orienteering experience.

There is a emphasis of piratical application of orienteering on this course as well as some a guided opportunity to plan and deliver orienteering course as part of a session.

Booking

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Partners

  • Charnwood Borough Council
    Leicestershire County Council
    Melton Borough Council
    Loughborough University
    Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
  • Oadby & Wigston Borough Council
    North West Leicestershire District Council
    Equality Standard
    Sport England
    Blaby District Council
  • County Sport Network
    East Midlands Platform
    Leicester City Council
    Harborough District Council
    QUEST
  • Age UK L&R
    Rutland County Council
    British Heart Foundation
    Safeguarding

Partners

  • Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
    Leicester City Council
  • QUEST
    Safeguarding
  • County Sport Network
    Loughborough University
  • British Heart Foundation
    Age UK L&R
  • North West Leicestershire District Council
    Oadby & Wigston Borough Council
  • Melton Borough Council
    East Midlands Platform
  • Charnwood Borough Council
    Sport England
  • Blaby District Council
    Harborough District Council
  • Rutland County Council
    Leicestershire County Council
  • Equality Standard