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 Elheran Francis and Michael Bentley, this draws on their experiences with the NCCC.

  • Teaching Tips (PDF)
    This pamphlet presents some tips for teaching players new to the game of Shinty and may help to supplement the Camanachd Association's Coaching Manual in teaching Americans the sport of Shinty.

  • 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.

    ONLINE RESOURCES

  • The Official Camanachd Association website (Scotland)
    www.shinty.com
    An amazing amount of information including rules, league standings and extensive photo galleries, as well as further details on the history of the game.

  • Shinty videos online (YouTube)
    http://www.youtube.com/user/camanachdassociation#p/
    Watch matches from the current season on the Camanachd AssociationÕs new YouTube channel!.