Essential Sculling: An Introdupb
ISBN: 1558217096
EAN13: 9781558217096
Language: English
Publication Date: May 1, 2000
Pages: 160
Dimensions: 0.50" H x 8.90" L x 5.80" W
Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview
With a silent sweep of oars through the water and what appears to be an effortlessly smooth glide, sculling is indeed one of the more graceful sports. Boyne offers the perfect introduction and instructs the reader in all of the basics. Illustrations throughout.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover Essential Sculling is an authoritative, concise, and thoroughly readable handbook that focuses on helping anyone become an accomplished sculler. Here Daniel J. Boyne, offers the finest instruction - for men and women alike - on the art and skill of rowing, including: identifying and buying a well-made boat; beginner and advanced technique; boat-handling skills; drills for blending technique and power; training for competition; the mechanics of rigging; the value of camps and coaches; and much more.With clear descriptions, and illustrations throughout, Boyne teaches a healthy respect for both the tradition of sculling and the precise beauty of its execution. (6 X 9, 160 pages, b&w photos, diagrams)