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Coach the Coaches Clinic
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International 470 Class Association News
Istanbul, Turkey

The International 470 Class Association in conjunction with the Istanbul Sailing Club is conducting a free 'Coach the Coaches Clinic'. The clinic is specifically designed for youth coaches but will be open to coaches of all ages of sailors and to all classes.
From the 29 June-3 July Istanbul, Turkey will be the venue for some genuine experts in the coaching world. Those attending the clinic will be able to hear from:
  • Victor KOVALENKO (AUS) - three time gold medal coach
  • Skip WHYTE (USA) - gold medal coach
  • Ilias MYLONAS (GRE) - gold medal coach
  • Hamish WILCOX (NZL) - silver medal coach and three time World Champion

Topics covered at the clinic will include:

  • planning a campaign
  • athlete fitness
  • managing sail and rig development
  • athlete mental training
  • regatta priorities
  • effective sailor feedback
  • campaigning away from home
  • regatta priorities
  • cost control
  • effective training
  • athlete stress management
  • managing female and male athletes
  • my typical training session

There will be free accommodation and food, transfers from the airport and access to club facilities.

With the Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championship in Busan, Korea from 14-23 July this year the clinic could be the ideal warm up for coaches heading to Korea.

Places are strictly limited so send applications need to be sent as soon as possible to or

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