Coaching News

Here you will find various articles related to coaching and our efforts to develop a Coach Education system for orienteering in SA.

Training of further SAOF Level 1 coaches

The weekend of 9 to 11 August 2019 saw the delivery SAOF Orienteering Coach Assistant training course for the third time.

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SAOF Level 1 Coaching Course 2017

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SAOF training of Level 1 Coaches

The Heritage day weekend of 24 to 27 September 2015 saw the delivery of the first-ever SAOF Orienteering Coach Assistant training course.

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Coaching Conference 2015

The inaugural SAOF Coaching Conference was held at Bryanston High School on Saturday 11 July 2015. For the full article click  here

Consultation document on Continuing Professional Development Requirements for Orienteering Coaches

The SA Coaching Commission has issued a discussion document on this topic and invites comments by 17 February 2015

Information of Licensing of Orienteering Coaches in SA

The SAOF is responsible for orienteering coaching qualifications and accreditation in South Africa.  Read more about the process and requirements here.

First licenced SA orienteering coaches

Read more about SA’s first licensed orienteering coaches here.

Successful qualification for Level 2 and Level 1 coaches

In August/ September 2013, we were delighted to have Lynne Walker travel out from the UK to a perform the final assessments for our aspiring UK Level 2 coaches and to deliver the Level 1 UK coaching course to 5 new eager coaches.  For the full article click here

Local orienteers improve their coaching skills

We were delighted to have Hilary and John Palmer out here from the UK in October 2012. They’re experienced orienteers and coaches and they’re delivering a British Orienteering Federation Level 2 Coaching Course to eight local orienteers, from Jo’burg and Cape Town, who aim to improve their coaching skills. For the full article click here

SA Coach Framework

The SA Coach Framework project is a joint SRSA / SASCOC initiative. It promises to drive the SAOF’s (and other sports’) Development models for the foreseeable future. It fits perfectly with our own strategy following on from the successful development of our Long-Term Participant Development model.

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Polokwane O Weekend

A very successful introduction to Orienteering weekend was held at Capricorn high school in Polokwane on the weekend of 20-21 August 2011

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Level1 Teachers’ Course in O

On Saturday 29 January 2011, the SAOF held its first ever Level 1 Teachers’ Training Course in Orienteering at Fourways High School in Johannesburg. It was a spectacular success…..

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