420 COACHES AND SAILORS CLINIC IN BRAZIL KICKS OFF WITH PACKED DAY 1
The 420 Coaches and Sailors Cinic, the first for 2019, kicked off today at host club, the Iate Clube do Rio de Janeiro under the watchful eye of 420 Class appointed coach, Gonçalo Ribeiro (POR).
Taking place from from 11-15 April 2019, the aim of the Clinic is to share knowledge and coaching techniques, with sessions delivered by specialists in a mix of shore side theory and on-the-water practical sessions. The essential costs of the Clinic are met by the International 420 Class Association, with participating coaches and sailors required to cover their transport, accommodation and meals.
Led by 420 Class appointed coach Gonçalo Ribeiro (POR), the 5-day Clinic features a packed daily programme to equip coaches and sailors with knowledge and expertise in the 420 Class, through a mix of shore side theory and on-water practical session. Topics covered include:
• Skills Setting
• Boat Preparation
• Training Exercises
• Running a training programme
• Effective Briefing/Debriefing
• Racing Rules and Race Management
• Video Skills
• Psychology and Physiology
• And more …