28 Feb Tuesday night coaching We had a rowdy Briefing having to share the room with the opti sailors, forecast for the day 5-12 knots WNW wind direction shifty off the cliffs. ·
Aim: work on starting skills. ·
Philosophy: intense focus on doing homework on start line and gathering information to fo..
Tuesday night coaching ·
briefing started off with analysis of wind for the evening. around 10-12 knots westerly we talked about what could be expected with this wind direction and strength and discussed the reason we have this direction. ·
Aim: Boathanlding, specifically mark roundings, tacks and gybes, startline acce..
I have talked about this quite often but it hit me again when one of my coaching groups said their team was on the court for almost four hours because they could not finish the points off. There is a fine line between patience when waiting for the right ball to "have a go" and making sure you keep every ball in the court. Playing matches and tryin..