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2019 Coaching Conference Agenda Revealed

We are pleased to announce details of the 2019 British Orienteering Coaching Conference featuring keynote speaker Emil Wingstedt.

Taking place at the University of Nottingham over the weekend of 12th and 13th January, the conference will feature a range of workshops and physical exercises aimed at supporting you in your coaching.

Emil Wingstedt is current Halden SK coach who has worked with the GB squad on a number of occasions and his input has been incredibly valuable.  He won the 2005 and 2006 Sprint World Orienteering Championships and finished third on the long distance in 2003. He is Relay World Champion from 2003 with the Swedish team, as well as having a silver medal from 2007, and bronze medals from 2004 and 2006. 

The conference is a great opportunity to learn from experienced coaches and peers from across the sport and you are encouraged to book early to avoid disappointment. 

Emil Wingstedt

Location:

The University of Nottingham, Humanities Building, Beeston Lane NG7 2QL

Accommodation is not provided.

Costs:

Book before 18th November to get the early bird price of £65 for both days or one day for just £35.
Prices after that date will be £70 for both days and £38 for one day.
All bookings must be made by 23rd December.

Bookings are open now via SportIdent Entries

Agenda:

Saturday 12th January

Timings

Session

Presenter

9.00

10.00

Exercise at Parkrun – various venues in & around Nottingham

 

10.30

11.00

Registration & coffee

 

11.00

11.05

Welcome & Introduction

 

11.05

12.00

Keynote Speech: Coaching for Sprint Orienteering

Emil Wingstedt won the 2005 & 2006 Sprint World Championships and has been helping to coach the GBR squad

Emil Wingstedt (Halden SK)

12.00

13.15

Coaching for Sprint Orienteering: Practical

Examples of exercises to use with your clubs/squads which Anthony & Paul have used in their coaching

Anthony Squire (NOC) & Paul Taylor (SYO)

13.15

14.00

Lunch

 

14.00

15.00

Coaching for Sprint Orienteering:  Discussion & Feedback

following the practical session

Emil Wingstedt, Anthony Squire & Paul Taylor

15.00

16.00

Physical Literacy

This is about developing the young orienteer into an athlete

Hamish Willis (PFO)

16.00

16.30

Tea

 

16.30

17.00

Coaching Training Update

Hilary Palmer (NOC)

17.00

18.00

Association Coaching Reps Meeting

Helen Baxter (LVO)

Sunday 13th January

Timings

Session

Presenter

09.00

12.00

Workshop 1: Safety for Coaches working in Level D Terrain (remote and/or exposed areas)

Attendance at this workshop is essential for coaches* to be covered by the British Orienteering insurance when working in this terrain.

Iain Embrey (SROC)

09.00

12.00

Workshop 2: Planning the Athlete’s Season: Steps to Success

Paul is the Talent Squad Head Coach and Mark is the Talent Squad Technical Coach and EUOC Performance Coach

This workshop will be of interest to coaches and parents who are coaching & supporting junior orienteers as well as club coaches working with adults.

Paul Murgatroyd (LOG) & Mark Nixon (FVO)

10.30

10.45

Coffee during the workshops

 

12.00

13.00

Physical Literacy Pt 2: Practical including Strength & Conditioning using resistance bands

Hamish Willis (PFO)

13.00

13.45

Conference close, Lunch & depart

 

13.45

14.00

Meeting for all Teaching Orienteering tutors on changes to Teaching Orienteering training

Pauline Olivant (NOC)

14.00

16.00

Meeting for all Coach Educators/ Assessors/ Internal Verifiers & potential staff: orientation and standardisation for coach training courses.

Pat Mee  (MDOC) & Hilary Palmer (NOC)

* Coaches with UKCCL3 and British Orienteering Level 4 (Regional Coach) and Level 5 (National Coach) are not required to have attended this workshop to maintain the licence to coach on Level D terrain. All other coaches are required to have attended this workshop once.

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