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Junior Race Coaching Courses

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  • ISLAND BARN TOPPER RACE COACHING COURSES 2020 - DATES
    For intermediate & advanced racers. Fevas welcome too.

    RYA RACE COACH
    饾棛饾棽饾棷饾椏饾槀饾棶饾椏饾槅 饾煭饾煷-饾煯饾煬
    (Half-term Icebreaker)
      COURSE FULL  


    toper-blastingRYA RACE COACH INTERMEDIATE / ADVANCED
    饾棓饾椊饾椏饾椂饾椆 饾煭饾煰-饾煭饾煶
    (Easter Holidays)
      CANCELLED  
    Cost: 拢230 (拢190 Members)
    Aimed at youngsters who can sail & want to race. Led by Ben Kimbell, RYA regional coach. Two groups - intermediate & Advanced. Includes prep for RYA Squad selectors in September.
    Topper or similar


    junior sailing schoolRYA RACE COACH INTERMEDIATE / ADVANCED
    饾棓饾槀饾棿饾槀饾榾饾榿 饾煯饾煱-饾煯饾煷
    (End of Summer hols)
      COMPLETED   
    Cost: 拢235 (拢195 Members)
    Confident sailors who want to start or improve at racing. We'd like parents to be involved too so please expect to spend at least a day helping out!
    Aimed at youngsters who can sail & want to race. Led by Ben Kimbell, RYA regional coach. Two groups - intermediate & Advanced. Includes prep for RYA Squad selectors in September.
    You must own a Topper 5.3 or 4.2.


    toppers ready to sailRYA RACE COACH INTERMEDIATE / ADVANCED
    饾棦饾棸饾榿饾椉饾棷饾棽饾椏 饾煭饾煹-饾煯饾煰
    (Half-term)
      BOOK NOW  
    Cost: 拢235 (拢195 Members)
    Confident sailors who want to start or improve at racing. We'd like parents to be involved too so please expect to spend at least a day helping out!  Aimed at youngsters who can sail & want to race. Led by Ben Kimbell, RYA regional coach. Two groups - intermediate & Advanced. Includes prep for RYA Squad selectors in September.
    You must own a Topper 5.3 or 4.2.


    summer sailing schoolRYA RACE COACH INTERMEDIATE / ADVANCED
    饾棦饾棸饾榿饾椉饾棷饾棽饾椏 饾煯饾煵-饾煰饾煬
    (Half Term)
      BOOK NOW  
    Cost: 拢250 (拢225 Members)
    Confident sailors who want to start or improve at racing. We'd like parents to be involved too so please expect to spend at least a day helping out!
    Aimed at youngsters who can sail & want to race. Led by Ben Kimbell, RYA regional coach. Two groups - intermediate & Advanced. Includes prep for RYA Squad selectors in September.
    You must own a Topper 5.3 or 4.2.


    british youth sailingRYA RACE COACH INTERMEDIATE / ADVANCED
    饾棗饾棽饾棸饾棽饾椇饾棷饾棽饾椏 饾煯饾煷-饾煰饾煭
    (Lasers/Aeros too)
      BOOK NOW  
    Cost: 拢250 (拢225 Members)
    Confident sailors who want to start or improve at racing. We'd like parents to be involved too so please expect to spend at least a day helping out!
    Aimed at youngsters who can sail & want to race. Led by RYA coaches. Two groups - intermediate & Advanced. Optional club regatta on Jan 1. We plan on running this course on the dates shown if there is sufficient interest. If you register your interest we will contact you closer to the date to confirm the course will run. Space is available - book as soon as you can as these courses fill up fast.
    You must own a Topper, Laser or Aero


    Example of course content
    Starting
    Clear air 路 Be on the line at the correct end for bias 路 Accelerate fast 路 Have space to leeward 路 Timing
    Boat handling
    Teamwork 路 Communication 路 Practice until it becomes natural (Feel of the boat) 路 5 Essentials
    Boat speed
    Correct rig settings 路 5 Essentials 路 Focus and concentration
    Strategy
    Keep head out of boat 路 Be aware of all geographical and tidal effects 路 Good communication 路 Be responsive
    Tactics
    Think ahead 路 Good communication 路 Teamwork 路 Be aware of overall strategy

    Bookings: https://membership.islandbarn.org.uk/training/courses鈥

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