Training tips for sprint orienteering


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Sprint Orienteering: Training tips

Hausken's sprint law is a good basis for achieving good performances in sprint:

  1. Read all details to the first control
  2. Straight lines
  3. Look far ahead
  4. Read the complete leg

Below you find resources for Sprint orienteering training.


  • Sprint training exercises
  • Video: Sprint Orienteering Training Tips [1]
  • Hausken's Sprint law (Norwegian text) [2]
  • Explanation/interpretation of the sprint specification by Kell Sønnichsen, including pictures [3]