Brilliant!! The DVD works as a great companion to the book. Full of
entertaining scenes and valuable info. Showed plenty of footage of how
to do things right and some dramatic footage of when things go wrong.
The book presents the technical info in a progressive and organized
manner that is not geeky, boring or intimidating. I bought 5 of them to
see if students like the book and DVD as much as I do.
In the past, I
have given students training books and said: don't read this part,
ignore this, this is wrong, don't worry about this. Not with this book
and DVD. It will inspire the student to get with their instructor and
practice all the things they read and watched.
It doesn't pull any
punches on the potential danger of the sport. The DVD even shows that
famous crash footage of a pilot launching in high winds, jamming the
speed bar, getting a violent and huge asymmetric with 180 rotation and
surge to impact, plus the footage of the time that the pilot had the huge
asymmetric, near stall, then massive surge where he was slung over the
top of the wing and flew on.
This book is how a training manual should
be... Full of information, not boring and not an insult to