US CAMANACHD RESOURCES
Here we try to provide downloadable documents and pamphlets to help US Clubs get started and to learn shinty. If you have questions or suggestions please let us know.
FROM US CAMANACHD (DOWNLOADS)
- Starting a Shinty Club (PDF)
This Club Sourcebook provides some information on what steps you should take to start a US based Shinty Club. Assembled by Michael Bentley & Eheran Francis, this draws on their experiences with the NCC.
- Coaching Basics (HTML)
An online presentation of Shinty basics, intended as a US Club supplement for the Camanachd Association's Coaching Manual. It also allows web visitors to see some aspects of the game and learn about Shinty.
- Liability Waiver template (RTF)
This template for a liability waiver was designed with US Shinty Clubs in mind.
- Links to US Shinty Clubs can be found here
- Links to other online resources and Shinty-related websites can be found here
FROM THE CAMANACHD ASSOCIATION - SCOTLAND (DOWNLOADS)
- Camanachd Association Coaching Manual (PDF)
This booklet, published by the Camanachd Association (and posted here with their permission) provides invaluable guidance towards teaching and coaching Shinty. Dated 2004
- Camanachd Association Rules & Regulations (PDF)
This booklet, published by the Camanachd Association (and posted here with their permission) Lays out the rules and regulations of the sport of Shinty. Dated 2003
- Camanachd Association Introduction to Refereeing (PDF)
This booklet, published by the Camanachd Association (and posted here with their permission) provides an outline of rules and procedures for refereeing Shinty. Dated 2003
- Camanachd Association First Shinty Guide (PDF)
This booklet, published by the Camanachd Association (and posted here with their permission) provides an outline of First Shinty as taught in Scottish primary schools. Dated 2004
- Shinty's Place and Space In World Sport (PDF)
An article full of historical background to the game written by Hugh Dan MacLennan, author of Not an Orchid and Shinty!, and posted with his permission.
- The Official Camanachd Association resource page (Scotland)
You can find coaching resources from the Camanachd Association by navigating through the menus along the top of the page, including coaching and refereeing. Their site also includes other useful information, such as rules, league standings, and further details on the history of the game.
- Coaching Shinty videos online (YouTube)
Coaching videos created by the Camanachd Association for the Foundation Coaching course.
- Shinty videos online (YouTube)
Watch matches from the current season on the Camanachd AssociationŐs new YouTube channel!.