Friday, May 29, 2020

New idea for indoor orienteering!

What is the problem with current online orienteering projects (based on Google Street view or CF/O-Virtual)? You are not running! It is more like a puzzle-solving. My idea is to use Zwift training with O-courses. Take a look at the video below:

Saturday, May 9, 2020

Is it possible to avoid forgetting important things before the race?..

Like a coach (National and club) I saw many times when stressed athletes forgot a control description holder, orienteering shoes, accreditation, bib-number, safety cord for the SI-card, and so on. Sometimes it is possible to fix it (wise coach has some extra-things). But forgotten O-shoes or head-lamp with a low battery is gonna be a problem! And it is easy to explain such things: when you are in stress, it is hard to keep in your memory a dozen things! So is it possible to avoid forgetting important things before the race?

Friday, May 3, 2019

Tim Robertson tells about factors of successful performance in Orienteering


Tim Robertson is the first male winner of WOC medals from a country outside of Europe. Like a strong international level O-athlete Tim has own opinion about the role of physical capacities, skills, and tactics for successful performance in Orienteering:

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Marika Teini tells about factors of successful performance in Orienteering

Marika Teini is one of the most skillful athletes in modern Orienteering. The reigning European champion in the Middle distance tells us about key factors influence performance in particular O-events.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Johan Runesson tells about factors of successful performance in Orienteering

What is a performance in Orienteering? How important is physical preparation relevant to other factors that relate to success in Middle, Long, Sprint, Relay? One of the brightest junior athlete and now the World class O-runner - Johan Runesson - tells about the relative importance of physical preparation, navigational skills, and tactics for performance in Orienteering:

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Marika Teini tells about her coaches and how to be an effective coach for yourself

A new European champion in the Middle distance, excellent Finnish athlete Marika Teini tells about her previous coaches and her way to be an effective coach for herself.

Monday, April 2, 2018

PB in distance running of international sprint elite runners (02.04.2018)

3000/5000 m is an often used test to measure the physical capacity of Sprint athletes. Here are PB's at 3000 m and 5000 m of international sprint elite runners:

Thursday, September 28, 2017

New PB and bronze medal at Moscow Marathon-2017!


24th September Galina Vinogradova participated in Moscow Marathon 2017 at 10 km event. She won a bronze medal and set up new PB = 34:19. The winner was, like last year, Elena Sedova (Russian champion-2017 at 10000 m) with 33:49, and second place got Ekaterina Sokolenko - 34:10 (Russian champion-2017 at 3000m steeplechase).