Mountain Bike Level 1 Coaching Courses

Tuesday, 19 April 2011

There are several Level 1 mountain bike coaching courses being conducted in Victoria (June 18-19) and in Quensland (July) in coming months which are relevant to mt bike orienteers.   Additionally if there are any prospective Australian MTBO team coaching aspirants for 2012 there is a possibility that OA will meet the course fee.  Please email / phone 08 83370522 to discuss, if this is a possibility.    More details at:    

Kay Haarsma. 

Level 1 Mountain Bike Coaching Course 2011 - Victoria

Emma Rickards, Thursday, 7 April 2011

Cycling Australia’s Coach Education Department, in association with Mountain Bike Australia, would like to inform all coaches that there will be NCAS Level 1 Mountain Bike Coaching Courses delivered in Victoria in June and Queensland in July.
These mountain bike specific coaching courses are two days in duration to allow for appropriate learning and knowledge opportunities for coaches, more practical elements and more face-to-face time between coach attendees and course presenters.

Coaching Course Details

  • Dates: Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th June 2011 (2 days)
  • Time: 9am-6pm daily
  • Venue: DISC (Darebin International Sports Centre), 281 Darebin Road,  Thornbury, VIC 3071
  • Cost: $330 (incl. GST) per person - This is the reduced Training Program cost, subsidised by Cycling Australia, and available only to Cycling Australia and Mountain Bike Australia members.
  • Travel / Accommodation: Please note that coaches will be responsible for their own travel and accommodation.

Closing Date for Applications: Friday 13th May, 2011


Pre-requisites & Pathway to attend a Level 1 Mountain Bike Coaching Course

  • Current First Aid Certification
  • Member of Mountain Bike Australia (MTBA) or Cycling Australia (CA)
  • Must be at least an accredited CycleSkill Coach 

OR have completed

For more details about the Level 1 MTB Coaching Course, please see the course information sheet.
Places are extremely limited on this coaching course so please book early to avoid disappointment.
You are hereby invited to submit an application to attend the training program. Please click here to download the application form. Please complete the form and submit with payment for the training program as soon as possible to confirm your place.
Interested applicants should fill out the application form with payment details and email to Emma Rickards, National Coaching & Development Coordinator, at
For any further information, please contact the Cycling Australia Sport Department via email at: or phone (02) 9339 5800.    
Emma Rickards    National Coaching & Development Coordinator | Cycling Australia

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World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) 2014 Prohibited List released today Friday, 27 September 2013 The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) today released the 2014 Prohibited List, which will come into effect on 1 January 2014.
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JWOC 2013 Sprint Saturday, 6 July 2013 Mixed emotions for the JWOC SPRINT 2013
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JWOC 2013 Long Distance Tuesday, 2 July 2013 Steep! Tough! Very Physical! A description of JWOC 2013 day 1 – The Long Distance.
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JWOC 2013 Monday, 1 July 2013 See the following websites to follow JOWOC 2013
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2014 NEW ZEALAND MTBO TOUR & AUS v NZ CHALLENGE. Friday, 28 June 2013 Details of 2014 Aus v NZ Challenge tour and seeking of expressions of interest.
2013 Christmas 5 Days Friday, 28 June 2013 The Xmas 5 Days, will be held this year based in Orange NSW (about 250km west of Sydney). All days will be within 30 minutes of Orange and will include a range of terrains including urban/sprint, granite, goldmining and spur/gully.
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Preparing for JWOC 2013 Saturday, 15 June 2013
Lance Read the new Orienteering Australia High Performance Director Wednesday, 12 June 2013 Lance Read from Queensland has joined the Orienteering Australia Board as the new Director, High Performance.
Tax-deductible donations to the Australian Sports Foundation to support orienteering projects Wednesday, 12 June 2013 Please consider an end of financial year tax-deductible donation to the Australian Sports Foundation (ASF) to support orienteering projects ranging from the JWOC team to club equipment. To donate, go to
MTBO ANZ Challenge in NZ in January 2014 Friday, 7 June 2013 The New Zealand Orienteering Federation has advised details of the next MTBO Australia-New Zealand Challenge from 7 to 10 January 2014.
Orienteering Australia Match-Fixing Policy approved Friday, 7 June 2013 The Orienteering Australia Board and Australian Government National Sport Integrity Unit have approved an OA match-fixing policy. This is publicly available in section 1.26 of the OA Operational Manual at
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Bushrangers Test In NZ Tuesday, 4 June 2013 Some very good race experiences for Hanny and Simon before they compete at WOC in July.
Bushrangers v Pinestars June 1st, 2nd and 3rd in NZ Wednesday, 29 May 2013 Bushrangers Test match against NZ Pinestars this weekend
Australian Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships update Sunday, 26 May 2013 Bulletin 2 for the Australian MTBO Championships at Gympie is now available on the Bulletin page of the event site...
Australian team of ten selected for WOC in Finland. Thursday, 16 May 2013 Details of the Australian team selection (and events) for the foot World Orienteering Championships in Finland in July.
MTBO Update - Manager sought for 2014 AUS v NZ Challenge Saturday, 11 May 2013 Applications sought for Manager of 2014 Australia v NZ Challenge in NZ in January 2014. Other news about a second 2014 challenge in Alice Springs, and allocation of 2013 Australian Sprint Champs to ACT.
Bushrangers and other selection news. Tuesday, 7 May 2013 Details of Bushranger team to compete against NZ on June long weekend. Also clarification of World Games competitor and when WOC team will be announced.
Ingham does the treble on National League weekend Sunday, 5 May 2013 Lizzie Ingham was untroubled in taking her third win of the National League weekend, while Matt Crane took out the men's race.
Ingham dominates on opening day of WOC trials Saturday, 4 May 2013 Lizzie Ingham dominated the opening day of the WOC trials weekend, while there were wins for Matt Crane and Rob Preston in the men's races.
MTBO team selected for Estonia. Friday, 3 May 2013 details of Australian MTBO team selections. Also an update on leaders in the MTBO National Series after round 1 in Victoria.
Silva NOL Round 3 and 2013 WOC trials Thursday, 2 May 2013 The three Silva National League events this weekend in Canberra are also trials for selection of the WOC 2013 team to represent Australia in Finland in July at the World Orienteering Championships.
Manager/Coach for Bushrangers Tests in NZ (June 1-3) Monday, 29 April 2013 Expressions of interest in Position of Manager/Coach Bushrangers Team
Drug education programs and requirements - update Friday, 26 April 2013 There has been an update to requirements for National League participants to undertake ASADA's online drugs in sport training.
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Applicants needed for Bushrangers Test Match in NZ on 1 to 3 June Thursday, 18 April 2013 Applications are sought from Australian elite senior and junior orienteers to be part of a Bushrangers team for a test match against New Zealand south of Auckland on 1-3 June 2013.
New polo shirt and vest now available for Australian orienteers travelling overseas Wednesday, 17 April 2013 A new snazzy touring polo shirt and vest is available for Australian orienteers travelling overseas for World Masters, O-Ringen, trans-Tasman orienteering and other events. If going to WMOC this year, get your order in urgently.
OA Sponsorship with TRIMTEX Friday, 12 April 2013 OA signs three year agreement with Trimtex to be exclusive supplier of orienteering clothing products to national teams
Entries for 2013 ACT Autumn Classics (ACT Championships and final WOC trials) Thursday, 11 April 2013 Entries for 2013 ACT Autumn Classics (ACT Championships and final WOC trials) close at 11.00 pm on 23 April
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Australian team for Junior World Championships announced Monday, 1 April 2013 The Australian team to contest the 2013 Junior World Orienteering Championships, to be held in the Czech Republic in July, has been announced.
Fiona Calabro and Julian Dent head OA Annual Award winners Sunday, 31 March 2013 The Orienteering Australia Annual Awards were presented at the Annual Dinner held on 31 March at Bendigo. The winners were Fiona Calabro - Services to Orienteering in Australia; Richard Matthews - David Hogg Award for Event Management; Julian Dent - Athlete of the Year; Adrian Craig - Services to Coaching; Jenny Bourne - Orienteer of the Year.
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Naunton takes Easter middle distance win on home ground Saturday, 30 March 2013 Bendigo's Chris Naunton won today's middle distance day of Easter, while Lizzie Ingham extended her overall lead with a second comfortable win in succession.
Crane and Ingham get off to good Easter start Friday, 29 March 2013 Matt Crane and Lizzie Ingham got off to a good start over the Easter weekend with wins in the Good Friday prologue in Bendigo.
OA Board vacancies needing to be filled at AGM on Sunday Wednesday, 27 March 2013 Orienteering Australia is seeking to fill two vacancies on its Board at this Sunday's Annual General Meeting in Bendigo - Director, High Performance, and Director, Development.
MTBO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP Nomination Form. Monday, 25 March 2013 Nomination form for JWOC & WOC MTBO in Estonia in August 2013.
Online Anti-Doping Courses & Ultra-Long and WOC nominations. Thursday, 21 March 2013 Information on OA's new requirements re doing online anti-doping courses. Reminders that nominations close shortly for Ultra-long event and WOC team.
Crane & Manser win SILVA NOL long races. Sunday, 10 March 2013 Report on Race 2 of the Silva National Orienteering League raced at Belair, Adelaide.
Matt Crane opens SILVA National League season with win. Saturday, 9 March 2013 Matt Crane opened the SILVA National League season with a win in today's sprint event in Adelaide. The women's event was a no-race.
Results from SILVA National League sprint qualifier Saturday, 9 March 2013 Results from the qualification race of the sprint in the SILVA National League are now available.
Selection Arrangements for 2013 Australian WOC Team. Thursday, 7 March 2013 A summary of the selection processes for the Australian team to compete in the World Championships in Finland, in July 2013.
JWOC team nomination reminder Tuesday, 26 February 2013 Those wishing to nominate for selection in the Australian team to contest the 2013 Junior World Orienteering Championships in the Czech Republic are reminded that they should do so by Sunday 3rd March.
Orienteering Australia annual meetings during the Easter Carnival Wednesday, 20 February 2013 OA annual committee meetings will be held in Bendigo between 2.30pm and 5.30pm on Saturday 30 March at the carnival registration centre at the Mandurang Cricket Ground. The AGM will be at 4pm on Sunday 31 March at the Spring Gully Soccer Club Rooms, Stanley Ave, Spring Gully.
Training Camp Tuesday, 19 February 2013 Training camp for all junior and senior
2013 Australian Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships bulletin 1 Monday, 18 February 2013 The first event bulletin for the World Ranking Event 2013 Australian Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships is available for download from the event site -
NOL Events 1 and 2 Thursday, 14 February 2013 Latest NOL information
Gold’n Ponds Easter2013 – Standard entries close this Sunday 3rd March Monday, 11 February 2013
Entries open for round 1 of the Australian MTBO Series Thursday, 7 February 2013 The Victorian Sprint, Middle and Long distance MTBO championships are on the weekend of 27/28 April at Castlemaine and Whroo. These championships are also round 1 of the Australian MTBO Series and selection races for Australia's World Championships team.
OA HP Athlete Profiles Thursday, 7 February 2013 Collection of data for review of OA High Performance pathways
Round 1 2013 NOL Adelaide, South Australia Saturday, 2 February 2013 Accommodation Information
Silva National Orienteering League commences in March. Friday, 1 February 2013 Program for 2013 Silva National Orienteering League and contact information.
Media personnel wanted for 2013 World Championships. Sunday, 27 January 2013 Media personnel wanted for 2013 World Championships in Czech, Finland and Estonia.
Feedback from colour blind orienteers sought Tuesday, 22 January 2013 Adrian Uppill, Chair of the OA Mapping Committee, is seeking feedback from other colour blind orienteers in Australia on work currently being done by the IOF Mapping Group on revising IOF mapping standards.
Sprint the Bay won by Muller & Niemi. Thursday, 17 January 2013 Sprint the Bay, NZ, final result summary. Also Australian elite world rankings for 2013.
Another fun day at Sprint the Bay, NZ. Wednesday, 16 January 2013 Summary of day 2 of 3 day Sprint the Bay event near Hawkes Bay in NZ.
Sprint the Bay starts in New Zealand. Wednesday, 16 January 2013 Summary of Day 1 of Sprint the Bay, 6 event race series in New Zealand from January 15-17th.
Five Aussie girls gain World Cup points in final race. Sunday, 13 January 2013 Summary of event 3 of NZ World Cup races.
Final World Cup event details. Saturday, 12 January 2013 Details about the third World Cup event being held in NZ. Some results from Day 6 competition in the Oceania carnival.
Australia just pipped in Individual Challenge but ties in relay Friday, 11 January 2013 Australia just lost the Individual Australia-New Zealand Challenge, 31 classes to 29 over the three days, but tied the relay 10-10.
Australia levels Australia-NZ Challenge at Oceania Sprint Wednesday, 9 January 2013 Australia has levelled the Australia-New Zealand Challenge, taking 13 classes to 7 at the Oceania Championships to leave the competition tied at 20-20 going into the decisive Long Championships tomorrow.
Julian Dent 13th in Sprint Final and Lizzie Ingham (NZ) takes bronze. Tuesday, 8 January 2013 Summary of NZ World Cup sprint final held in Wellington, NZ.
Ten Aussies through to World Cup Sprint final. Monday, 7 January 2013 Summary of New Zealand World Cup sprint event in Wellington.
NZ take first round of Australia-New Zealand Challenge Monday, 7 January 2013 New Zealand have taken the first stage of the Australia-New Zealand Challenge, winning 13 classes to 7 at the Oceania Middle Distance Championships.
World Cup middle race report. Monday, 7 January 2013 Summary of 2013 World Cup middle race in New Zealand on January 6th.
World Cup and Oceania Championships get under way today Sunday, 6 January 2013 The World Cup and Oceania Championships get under way in New Zealand today.
Grace Crane and Julian Dent reign supreme in Christmas 5 days. Monday, 31 December 2012 Summary of Christmas 5 Days results.
Xmas 5 Days - Results for first 3 foot stages Saturday, 29 December 2012
Grace Crane takes a second victory. Friday, 28 December 2012 Summary of Christmas 5 Days foot and mtbo events today.
Crane family double at opening day of 5 Days competition. Thursday, 27 December 2012 Summary of Day 1 results at Christmas 5 Days.
Plan ahead for fun at Easter and beyond. Saturday, 22 December 2012 Details of various orienteering activities being held in the week following the Easter 3 days based in Victoria.
JWOC 2013 Selection Procedures & pre-NOL March training. Sunday, 16 December 2012 Details of selection procedures for Australian team to 2013 Junior World Orienteering Championships, and of availability of training on March 7-8th.
Changes to Australian World Cup team and Nick Dent appointed new High Performance Operations Manager Thursday, 13 December 2012 The Australian elite team for the World Cup races in NZ has been adjusted following withdrawals. Nick Dent has won the position of High Performance Operations Manager
Gold’n Ponds Easter2013 – Early Bird entries close soon Tuesday, 11 December 2012
Orienteering Australia Conference main outcomes Tuesday, 4 December 2012 The Orienteering Australia Annual Conference was held at the AIS on 1 & 2 December. Major outcomes included plans to produce an athlete pathways development plan and endorsement of a funding formula for annual operation of the Eventor management system for events, memberships, calendars and results.
Training, Deadlines, MTBO camp and Easter 2013. Wednesday, 21 November 2012 Summary of training opportunities over the next month. Event deadlines for Christmas 5 Days and Easter 2013. MTBO training camp opportunity and announcement of the sprint relay being introduced to WOC from 2014.
New Official appointments for Australian teams in New Zealand. Wednesday, 14 November 2012 Naming of the third official to work with the 22 person World Cup team for January in NZ. Naming of the team manager for the Australian v NZ age group challenge teams. Team officials also named for Schools Test match team.
NATIONAL JUNIOR SQUADS selected & Training Camp dates announced. Thursday, 8 November 2012 2013 National Junior & National Junior Development Squads selected. Also dates for Junior Training camps in January and April announced.
Australia V New Zealand Challenge team announced. Monday, 5 November 2012 Australia V New Zealand Challenge team announced for January 2013 carnival.
Position Available - High Performance Operations Manager Thursday, 1 November 2012 Summary of job requirements for High Performance Operations Manager position.
Marquita Gelderman takes trifecta of Aussie MTBO titles. Monday, 29 October 2012 Summary of 2013 Australian MTBO Middle Distance event.
Randall and Gelderman win long MTBO Champs. Saturday, 27 October 2012 Summary of 2013 Australian MTBO Long Distance Championships.
Todkill & Gelderman victorious in AUS MTBO Sprint Champs. Friday, 26 October 2012 Summary of 2012 Aus MTBO Sprint Champs at Taree, NSW.
Last call for Aus v NZ Age Class Challenge Team Nominations. Saturday, 20 October 2012 A final call for nominations for the Australian v New Zealand Challenge Team, to contest in NZ in January 2013.
Subscribe to the IOF online publication Inside Orienteering Tuesday, 16 October 2012 Inside Orienteering is an IOF online publication that has six issues a year. Subscribe to Inside Orienteering here:
World Cup Team for NZ announced. Monday, 15 October 2012 The Australian team for the January 2013 World Cup events has been announced.
Lost property from the Australian Championships Monday, 8 October 2012
MTBO CHAMPIONSHIP ENTRIES DUE SOON. Monday, 8 October 2012 The closing dates for the Australian, ACT and SA MTBO Champs are soon approaching, as well as the Cyclic Navigator and Albury-Wodonga events. Venues for 2013-15 World Champs confirmed.
NZ 2013 World Cup Coaching Position Wednesday, 3 October 2012 Applications are called for an assistant coach for the 20 person Australian team to the New Zealand World Cup races in January 2013.
Australian Orienteering Championships images Wednesday, 3 October 2012 Photographs from the Australian championships are now available
Australian Schools team announced Sunday, 30 September 2012 The Australian Schools team to contest a Test Match against New Zealand at the Oceania Championships in January has been announced.
Victoria wins women's National League in dramatic finish Sunday, 30 September 2012 The Victorian Nuggets have won the women's SILVA National Orienteering League after a dramatic finish at the Australian Relays in Tasmania.
Crane does the clean sweep Saturday, 29 September 2012 Grace Crane completed a clean sweep of national titles at today's Australian Long Distance Championships near St. Helens, while Tim Robertson claimed the men's title for New Zealand.
Wins for Crane and Olsen in Australian Sprint Championships Friday, 28 September 2012 Grace Crane continued her winning form in today's Australian Sprint Championships at Bicheno, while Rune Olsen made a flying visit to take the men's race.
Australian Schools Honour Team and Final Schools Championships Pointscores Thursday, 27 September 2012 Australian Schools Honour Team and Final Schools Championships Pointscores was announced at the presentation dinner last night. The final pointscores for the Australian Schools Championships are 1st Tasmania 53 points; 2nd New South Wales & Queensland each 36; 4th Victoria 34; 5th ACT 28; 6th South Australia 27; 7th Western Australia 5.
Cranes do the double on first weekend of Australian Championships carnival Monday, 24 September 2012 Matt and Grace Crane both did the double on the first weekend of the Australian Championships carnival in Tasmania, following up wins in the Australian Middle Distance Championships on Saturday with second victories in the Tasmanian Long Distance Championships on Sunday.
Open meeting on high performance issues this Saturday Thursday, 20 September 2012 Orienteering Australia will be convening an open meeting on high performance pathways in Australian orienteering this Saturday evening in St. Helens. This meeting is open to anyone - particularly coaches and athletes - interested in the development of high performance orienteering in Australia, from the state junior squad level up to the WOC team.
2013 SILVA National Orienteering League Thursday, 20 September 2012 The dates, locations and formats of the 2013 SILVA National Orienteering League have been finalised.
Victorian Championships Results Sunday, 16 September 2012 Long and Middle Distance results
Australia v New Zealand Challenge Nominations Deadline extended! Thursday, 13 September 2012 The Deadline for nominations to the Australian team for the Australia-New Zealand Challenge has been extended to Friday 21st September.
Bushrangers Selection Tuesday, 11 September 2012 The Bushrangers’ team for the Australian Bushrangers vs NZ Pinestars Elite Test Matches (Aust Sprint Champs Sept 28th, Aust Long Champs Sept 29th) has been announced.
Environmental Monitoring Study Says No Long-Term Impact from Orienteering Tuesday, 11 September 2012 An environmental study has observed changes in environmental condition from orienteering are only temporary
School Sport Team to be selected in Tassie. Thursday, 6 September 2012 Details of School Sport Australia team selection for Jan 2013 Test Match. Also information of MTBO Camp in December.
Julian Dent does well in Nordic Tour World Cup Race. Tuesday, 4 September 2012 International update including Nordic Tour news and World Rogaining Championships.