Regional Characteristics of Orienteering Development in Chinese Schools

Chuan-an LIU
2020 DEStech Transactions on Social Science Education and Human Science  
In order to evaluate the development of orienteering in the national education system, The study takes the National Student Orienteering Championship as the research object. Statistics and interviews were conducted on the scale and level of competition in different provinces. Research suggests that: In the secondary school group, the development of orienteering is unbalanced among provinces. Only 1/3 of the provinces in the country registered to participate in the competition. Enrollment policy
more » ... is the main driving force for the popularization of orienteering. In the College Group, Orienteering is well popularized. Two-thirds of the provinces in the country signed up for the competition. The flow of orienteering talents presents a funnel shape in china. Orienteering reserve talents are mainly concentrated in Hunan and Guangdong provinces. Athletes from Hunan mainly go to Beijing, Shandong and Zhejiang provinces. Athletes from Guangdong mainly go to Beijing, Tianjin and Zhejiang provinces. The cross-provincial mobility of elite athletes has promoted the popularity of orienteering in provinces.
doi:10.12783/dtssehs/ecemi2020/34711 fatcat:a7e4djtj3fba7n4tmxzidieduu