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Wannabe a Wavesailor

Started in 2007, this Boards Magazine series by Jem Hall covers almost everything about wave sailing.
  

Jem Hall's 8 part "Wannabe a Wavesailor" series originally appeared in Boards Magazine in 2007. Thanks to Ezzy Sails for housing this group of articles on their server.

Part 1  Introducing a brand new technique series by Jem Hall covering everything – and we do mean everything – you need to know to be a wavesailor. Pix by Gregg Dunnett, Jem and Julia Toms. http://www.ezzy.com/pdfs/wannabewavesailor/wannabe_1.pdf

Part 2  In this month’s instalment of his comprehensive series covering every aspect of wavesailing, Jem Hall turns his attention to choosing and setting up your gear... http://www.ezzy.com/pdfs/wannabewavesailor/wannabe_2.pdf
 
Part 3  In part three of his comprehensive series covering every aspect of wavesailing, Jem Hall ensures you have your rig set up right, and highlights the basic skills you require to be a wavesailor… http://www.ezzy.com/pdfs/wannabewavesailor/wannabe_3.pdf

Part 4  In part four of his comprehensive series covering every aspect of wavesailing, Jem Hall turns his attentions to getting out through the waves efficiently, and the art of one-handed jumps. http://www.ezzy.com/pdfs/wannabewavesailor/wannabe_4.pdf

Part 5  In this instalment of his comprehensive series covering every aspect of wavesailing, Jem Hall gets you onto the wave and enjoying a little backside riding... Pix by Gregg Dunnett  http://www.ezzy.com/pdfs/wannabewavesailor/wannabe_5.pdf

Part 6  In the latest instalment of his comprehensive series covering every aspect of wavesailing, Jem Hall gets you onto the wave and enjoying some frontside riding – and sets you backside riding homework drill... Pix by Gregg Dunnett and Andrzej Jozwik. http://www.ezzy.com/pdfs/wannabewavesailor/wannabe_6.pdf

Part 7  In the latest instalment of his comprehensive series covering every aspect of wavesailing, Jem Hall introduces the key parts of the forward loop and gives you some drills to improve your frontside waveriding... Pix by Gregg Dunnett and Andrzej Jozwik.  http://www.ezzy.com/pdfs/wannabewavesailor/wannabe_7.pdf

Part 8  In this month’s instalment of his comprehensive series covering every aspect of wavesailing, Jem Hall gives you a full frontal on the forward, a drill to help you dial it, and dispenses more pearls of top tip wisdom...  http://www.ezzy.com/pdfs/wannabewavesailor/wannabe_8.pdf



 
Getting Out 
Forging ahead with his fully frontside series, Jem Hall assists and inspires you to get out the back in readiness to catch a wave…
 
 
 
 
 
Catching a Wave 
Jem Hall continues his fully frontside series as he gets you on the right wave in the right place at the right time – and in the right way. Alright?
 
 
 
 
 
Bottom Turns
In this instalment of his comprehensive series examining every aspect of wavesailing, Jem Hall continues his fully frontside series as he gets you carving sweetly through your bottom turns…
 
 
 
Top Turns
Jem Hall forges ahead with his fully frontside series as he gets you attacking the lip with some tantalising top turns.

 
 
 
  
 
Getting Vertical
Continuing his fully frontside focus, Jem Hall gets you twisting and shouting as you attack the lip and go vertical.Now that you’re getting to grips with the top turn...
 
 
 
 
 
Jump !
Jem Hall gives you a break from his fully frontside series to get you focusing on, believing in and enjoying the freedom of flight as he covers the basic...
 
 
 
 
 
Backside Waveriding
Jem Hall continues to give you a break from his fully frontside series as he gets you working on your backside waveriding.
 
 
 
 
 
Fully Frontside
In this instalment of his comprehensive series examining every aspect of wavesailing, Jem Hall kicks off his fully frontside series…
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Frontside Aerials
Fully rested after a month off, Jem Hall is straight back into his frontside series as he gets you having it on some frontside aerials.
 
 
 
 
 
 
One Handed Top Turns
This month Jem Hall fully engages in his frontside series once again as he invites you to rejoice in the joyous freedom of one-handed top turns.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
One Handed Top Turn
In this instalment of his comprehensive series examining every aspect of wavesailing, Jem Hall looks at a variation in the regular frontside top turn as he inspires you to go one-handed…
 
 
 
Punished !
You will now be more confident in the wave environment – and, of course, looking to step it up a bit. The realisation that you have to take some beatings...
 
 
 
Gybing
In this instalment of his comprehensive series examining every aspect of wavesailing, Jem Hall looks at gybing, the positioning thereof, and the crossover benefits towards competent riding…
 
 
 
 
 
Tack Attack
In this instalment of his comprehensive series examining every aspect of wavesailing, Jem Hall looks at tacking and its place in the wave environment…
 
 
 
 
Ticket To Ride
In this instalment of his comprehensive series examining every aspect of wavesailing, Jem Hall has a bit of a recap and proffers some tips on bottom and top turns.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Busman's Holiday
In this instalment of his comprehensive series examining every aspect of wavesailing, Jem Hall reflects on the insights and pearls of wisdom discovered by some of his clients while DTL wavesailing out in Baja, Mexico.
 
 
 
 
360-ing Upwind
In this instalment of his comprehensive series examining every aspect of wavesailing, Jem Hall presents the upwind 360 as a valid move to pep up your riding and lay solid foundations for the future…
 
 
 
 
 360-ing Downwind
In this instalment of his comprehensive series examining every aspect of wavesailing, Jem Hall comes full circle and finishes his fundamental flirtation with the 360 family by arcing about downwind…
 
 
 
 
 
Boosting Better Forwards
In this instalment of his comprehensive
series examining every aspect of wavesailing, Jem Hall looks to inject your forward loops with a serious performance boost…
 
 
 
 
 
Letting Go
In this instalment of his comprehensive series
examining every aspect of wavesailing, Jem Hall looks to ignite your forward loops with the one-handed variation…
 
 
 
 
 
The Back Loop
In this instalment of Jem’s comprehensive series examining every aspect of wavesailing, Jem Hall guides us through the component parts of another form of aerial assault…
 
 
 
 
 
Letting Go - The Sequel
In this instalment of his comprehensive series examining every aspect of wavesailing, Jem Hall looks to upgrade your back loops with the one-handed variation…
 
 
 
 
Letting Go...Completely
In this instalment of his comprehensive series examining every aspect of wavesailing, Jem Hall rounds his hands-free trilogy off with a no-handed jump.
 
 
 
 
One-Handed Backies
In this instalment of his comprehensive series examining every aspect of wavesailing, Jem Hall looks to upgrade your back loops with the one-handed variation…
 
 
 
 
Nose First Landings
In this instalment of his comprehensive series examining every aspect of wavesailing, Jem Hall looks to give you the skills required for the all-important nose-first landing.
 
 
 
 
 
Circuits
In this instalment of his comprehensive series examining every aspect of wavesailing, Jem Hall looks to inspire you to add some windsurfing specific training to your sailing…
 
 
 
  
 
Lay Back Jumps
In this instalment of his comprehensive series examining every aspect of wavesailing, Jem Hall helps you to get more laid back with your jumping.
 
 
 
 
 
Lip Sliding
In this instalment of his comprehensive series examining every aspect of wavesailing, Jem Hall adds a bit of slide to your frontside top turn.
 
 
 
 
 
Gu-Screw
In this instalment of his comprehensive series examining every aspect of wavesailing, Jem Hall continues the all-out assault on your frontside frolics and gets you all gu-ey.
 
 
 
 
 
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