Contribute to Better Orienteering

Contributions are needed in the following areas to keep building Better Orienteering for the whole orienteering community. Please do contact me to discuss.

  • Map extracts with annotated examples of skills
  • Map extracts with examples of errors
  • Links to relevant articles and resources
  • Further instruction videos

Please Note: Map extracts need to be accompanied by permission from the copyright holder for use on Better Orienteering. Thank you.

If you think there is any other material that should be covered on Better Orienteering please do get in touch. If you are able to contribute other material or examples such as videos, error analysis, examples of skills being used, or anything else useful it would be good to hear from you.

You can email via the Contact section.

Contributors should be 18 or over.


Many orienteers have kindly contributed to Better Orienteering or have given permission for material they hold copyright for to be included here. They include:

Sarah Brown (SLOW) – permission to embed links to the Get Up to Speed videos

Steve Rush (BOK) for permission to use photographs. For more of Steve’s photographs of orienteering see:

Maprunner – Simon Errington – permission to use the summary of control descriptions and summary of map symbols

Wrekin Orienteers for permission to use map extracts

Contributing orienteers who have shared ideas or reviewed material in Better Orienteering:

Ifor Powell (BOK) Peter Bayliss (Wrekin) Mark Stodgell (WCH) Adrian Pickles (Wrekin) Tony Callow (Wrekin) Richard Lewis (Wrekin) Andy Clough (Wrekin) Tereza Rush (BOK) Sarah Brown (SLOW)