News & Blog Posts - Coaching, Training, Race-review
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HP News #32 – August 2017 - including World Cup Round 3 - Latvia; Analysis of where we seem to be Post-WOC/JWOC; Jonty Oram’s report on the O-Ringen academy; and Pinestars selection. Mapping Changes For NZ Orienteers – June 2017 - The IOF has agreed a new mapping specification for standard orienteering events. Over the next few years you will run on a mixture of old (ISOM 2000) and new (ISOM 2017) mapping. The organisers will make it clear what you are going to get. High Performance News #23 – November 2016 - Although orienteering activity has been somewhat scarce during November there has been a lot going on behind the scenes. This includes putting together as far as possible details of training camps in the first half of the year, organizing dates for trials for various teams, and an entertaining weekend of having various members of the HP Squads test running courses for WMOC2017 in Woodhill Forest. Vacancy: Pre-JWOC Training Coach 2017 - The role is to assist with athlete training and preparation of the 2017 NZ representative team at JWOC. Full details available in position description. High Performance News #22 October 2016 - The highlight of October without a doubt has been Tim Robertson’s performance in coming 4th in the final race of the 2016 IOF World Cup, leaving him in 16th place overall in the series. However, October has also seen a highly successful Alpine O Weekend in the high country of Craigieburn, and considerable progress in planning for 2017. The later includes finalising the 2017 High Performance Squads, venues for various trials, and proposals for a HP camp.
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Route Planning in Rogaining (Thomas Reynolds) - Rogaining, or score events, add some different challenges from traditional orienteering. Not only do you have to find the controls, but you have to decided which order to collect them. Planning a good route can be helpful in terms of controlling the difficulty of navigation, making the most of your strengths and maximising points for a given distance. There are a few key things to think about when sitting down to plan a rogaine. Here’s my take on a good process to approach planning a rogaine route. Gene Beveridge Blog – First Jukola Run Down - After many years of waiting, I have finally experienced the Jukola mass start. This outrageously big race has never been at the right time of the year for me to compete in, but with WOC earlier than usual this year the opportunity arose. Oceania Orienteering Championships summary (IOF News) - The Oceania Orienteering Championships 2017 took place 14-17 April in Auckland, New Zealand. Despite the severe weather conditions in the area, the competitions could go ahead as planned, and the Oceanian orienteers battled it out for titles in Sprint, Middle, Long and Relay. IOF: In depth with GPS-analysis - Elite orienteers use it. Ordinary orienteers use it. GPS-tracking. Analysing your race with help from GPS has become common practice. Tools like QuickRoute and Livelox make it very easy to spend time on orienteering long after you return from the forest.
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