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Apr 6, 2017 |
Coaching,  |
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I have just returned from the Princess Sofia regatta in Palma were Tuula Tenkanen finished a very creditable 6th despite an OCS in the medal race...

Mar 10, 2017 |
Coaching,  |
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The key to sustained high performance is looking at the big picture and considering long term benefits over short term gains every time.

Feb 13, 2017 |
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Jon is now Technical Director for the Malaysian Sailing Association.

Dec 15, 2016 |
Archive (2008 - 2024),  |
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The Olympics is perhaps not what you would expect

Dec 9, 2016 |
Racing,  |
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We set out with probably our strongest team GB yet for the 2016 Masters Europeans in Hvar, Croatia.

Dec 9, 2016 |
Racing,  |
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He still races himself and in 2016 he topped the UK Radial Ladder and was crowned Masters Radial Europeans Champion.

Dec 9, 2016 |
Coaching,  |
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He worked with Lijia Xu from China from 2011 to 2016, the highlight of which was her winning since the Gold medal at the 2012 Olympics.

Dec 14, 2015 |
Archive (2008 - 2024),  |
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They say variety is the spice of life and I am always keen to learn. By doing different jobs it not only makes the coaching more interesting and enjoyable but new experiences make a great way to improve.

Dec 14, 2014 |
Archive (2008 - 2024),  |
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The year has certainly flown by and whilst I miss coaching the Chinese girls Lijia Xu and Dongshuang Zhang.

Dec 14, 2013 |
Archive (2008 - 2024),  |
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Never say never again

Dec 15, 2012 |
Archive (2008 - 2024),  |
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Well what a year 2012 was! An Olympic Gold medal and World Sailor of the Year for Lijia Xu.

Dec 15, 2011 |
Archive (2008 - 2024),  |
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Perth 2011: ISAF Sailing World Championships

Dec 15, 2010 |
Archive (2008 - 2024),  |
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The Europa Cup series has always been a stable part of my campaign for the Worlds

Dec 15, 2009 |
Archive (2008 - 2024),  |
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It was nice to end the season on a high with a win at the Radial Inlands Rutland where 104 sailors competed in the light winds

Dec 15, 2009 |
Archive (2008 - 2024),  |
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The winter is the time I do most of my coaching, as this is the period when there is the least racing in the Northern hemisphere…

Dec 14, 2009 |
Archive (2008 - 2024),  |
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Jon Emmett has over 20 years of coaching experience from grass roots to Olympic Gold.