Following the sad but peaceful passing away of Chris James on Tuesday 8 June, at home in Ross-on-Wye, aged 81.
The British Teams for the 2021 Junior World Orienteering Championships & the 2021 European Youth Championships have been announced.
Coaching is at the heart of orienteering at every level from children and adult’s beginner participating in their first activity, through to preparing athletes for the World Orienteering Championships. Coaches are vital to the success of orienteering in the UK and are, in many ways, the people who w...
Young people have a huge impact in their clubs and local communities. Today, we are focusing on the role of youth volunteering in the daily lives of individuals and within our clubs, not only during the pandemic. Young people are not just the leaders of tomorrow, they are leading change now in cl...
Tell Your Orienteering Coaching Story!
#UKCoachingWeek, British Orienteering earlier this year were very excited to once again be recognising the exceptional work that continues to be done within the orienteering community. The National Annual Awards take place every year and receives nominations for the category of Coach of the Year.
During #UKCoachingWeek, UK Coaching are giving the opportunity for coaches to demonstrate their dedication and thorough knowledge of the principles of duty to care.
Orienteering is an outdoor sport that involves participants following a course marked on a map and finding their way to a series of checkpoints. It is up to participants to decide which way to go, which is all part of the fun and sets it apart from just a walk or run.
Orienteering Coaches educating new coaches.
The British Orienteering Safeguarding new eLearning course is open to anyone directly engaged in Orienteering, parents, coaches, organisers but is also open to the wider sport and physical activity community.
The British Middle Distance Championships event was organised by Lakeland Orienteering Club and took place on Saturday 5 June, at Summerhouse Knott, near Newby Bridge in the southern Lake District.
UK Coaching Week 2021 (from the 7-13 June) sees the launch of ‘The Great Coaching Comeback’ – a year-long campaign aimed at directly supporting coaches as they return to coaching after pandemic restrictions have been lifted in the UK.
British Orienteering is pleased to announce the teams for the 2021 Senior World Championships (Czech Republic, 3-9 July) and for World Cup Round 2 in Sweden (12-15 August).
We are sad to announce that earlier this morning (8th June) that Chris James has passed away after a long illness. He leaves behind an extraordinary legacy to the sport of orienteering.
Sudden Cardiac Arrest can happen to anyone, anytime, anyplace, with 60,000 people having a sudden cardiac arrest in the community every year in the UK. Sadly, only 1 in 10 survive. However, if effective action is taken within the first minute, it can treble chances of survival.
British Orienteering is supporting UK Coaching Week (7-13 June)
Whether you started participating in orienteering at school or in adulthood, we want to understand your participation experiences and attitudes towards orienteering during each life stage.
#VolunteersWeek #BigThankYou #orienteering
British Orienteering are going to be part of a research project looking into people’s sporting experiences through their life stages. We would like to invite you to complete a survey to share your experiences.
British Orienteering is saying thank you to all who give endless hours of their time and energy to our sport every week.