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Dec 17, 2016 |
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Jon book signing

Jon will once again be doing book signings at the Dinghy show.

Be Your Own Sailing Coach

This year I was giving my “Be Your Own Sailing Coach” talk in front of a huge 60 foot screen all microphoned up like Madonna and there seemed to be cameras and lights everywhere!

It was certainly different from my usual club based sessions which tend to be around a couple of hours (usually with a beer break somewhere in the middle) and with just 25 minutes to talk I really felt I could have said a lot more…

With such a limited time I had to choose my topic carefully and I decided to go for starting. Although hard to quantify, this is a very important part of the race. My aim was to go through approximately twenty slides (one a minute), taken from my book, but in the end I got only about half way through the material I thought I could use. Perhaps next time they might give me an hour!!!

Jon Emmett has over 20 years of coaching experience from grass routes to Olympic Gold.