Take the ultimate endurance challenge! Adventure Racing is the complete guide to the skills, equipment, strategies, navigation, and nutrition used by the top adventure racers around the globe. Start with the right gear to perform your best - even in desert, rainforest, and subzero environments. Then learn the skills for trekking, mountain biking, canoeing and kayaking, and mountaineering. Insights on team strategy, use of support crews, map reading, and magnetic deviation will keep you on track. And the right fuel for changing conditions, medical know-how, and survival skills will keep you in the race. Profiles and stories from the top races and adventure racers provide a taste of the exciting challenges of the sport. They'll inspire you to test yourself time and again in the most addictive team endurance sport on the planet.
From the Publishers: Discovering Orienteering: Skills, Techniques, and Activities offers a systematic approach to learning, teaching, and coaching orienteering. Readers learn a handful of easy-to-remember skills, techniques, and processes that are reinforced through more than 60 ready-to-use activities. Presented in a lesson plan format, these activities assist educators in applying the benefits of orienteering across the curriculum.
A 50 page book with lots of diagrams, full of games and instruction for teachers for pre-school, elementary and secondary school students. Originally published in 1996, it was updated and reprinted in 2011.
Orienteering Canada recently produced these beautiful books introducing their new Long Term Athlete Development plan. Not only do these books look great on a bookshelf but they are also chalk full of very helpful information for coaches, athletes, parents, club administrators, and everyone in between. There are pdf versions of the LTAD Guide downloadable href=http://www.orienteering.ca/resources/long-term-athlete-development/ here, but let's be honest, that won't look nearly as good on sports bookshelf and it's important to show these things off right?
126 pages full of pictures, maps and good reading. This book, published in 2010, includes an introduction to orienteering, basic and advanced skills and techniques, orienteering tactics, preparation for a race, performance analysis, creating a training plan, and more.
The O-Store has created a series of Reference Guides to help users become comfortable reading and interpreting orienteering maps and courses. Scroll down to select from a laminated set, a waterproof paper set or a free downloadable version.