Be Your Own Tactics Coach

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Wiley, Aug 10, 2011 - Sports & Recreation - 208 pages
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The sailing secrets that will help you win

World-class sailor Jon Emmett, winner of the Radial Europa Cupseries and the UK National Championships, has the sort of on-waterexperience that could improve the performance and speed of any typeof boat. In this essential guide for racing sailors, he outlinesthe strategies that have made him a top-flight yacht racingtactician and dinghy sailing coach. Each chapter is divided intobeginner, intermediate, and advanced sections, providing tacticssuited to your individual skill level. Discover how you truly canbecome your own tactics coach, by structuring your training toachieve maximum results, both in practice sessions and races.

Ideal for both beginners and advanced dinghy racers and evenseasoned yacht racers, this practical guide contains the hard-woninsights of a pro, designed to give anyone a strategic--andwinning--edge.Includes offensive and defensive sailingtactics--illustrated with diagramsMore than 100 diagrams help you understand lessons at aglance

For the racing amateur or the sailor interested in discoveringhard-to-find tips, "Be Your Own Tactics Coach" is aninvaluable master class in tactics or an as neededchapter-by-chapter guide to answering key tactical questions.

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About the author (2011)

Jon Emmett is a world-class Laser Radial sailor. In 2008, he won the UK National Championships and the Radial Europa Cup series by winning events in Holland, Denmark, Austria and Germany. In 2009 Jon once again won the UK National Championships and the Radial Europa Cup series. In 2010 his key event is the Radial combined World and European Championship which will be sailed in Largs, Scotland.
Jon coaches professionally, particularly in single-handed boats. He also acts as a professional yacht racing tactician.

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