Materials overview

This page contains material on how to teach orienteering, and videos about orienteering (see below). For more orienteering videos, please contact IOF channel on YouTube.

Materials available on the IOF homepage.


Swiss Orienteering: 

British Orienteering:

Spanish Orienteering Federation / Federación Española de Orintación:

South Africa Orienteering Federation:

Orienteering USA:

An orienteering lesson plan designed for teachers and coaches interested in developing orienteering skills in their students is now available (updated July 2009). Because some teachers may need to customize the plan to fulfill their school district’s requirements, it is available in two formats: PDF (34 pages, 598 kb) and Word (34 pages, 601 kb).

Orienteering New Zealand:

Turkish Orienteering Federation:

French Orienteering Federation


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  • Orienteering at school for 6-12 years old kids has never been as “Cool, Awesome and Educational” as it is now: Cool, Awesome and educational! (web book, front page)



IOF Presents Orienteering

IOF Presents Ski Orienteering

What is Orienteering ? Video

Orienteering adventure sport for all

Orienteering for beginners Video

Alexander Lines (aged 11) has made a short introduction to orienteering.

What is an orienteering map? Video

How to navigate with a compass Video





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