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Often people do the opposite of what they should when their kite crashes into the water. They pull the bar in towards them. This powers the kite and if the kite is face down on the water, you are effectively flying your kite to the bottom of the ocean.
To smooth out your landing during a jump, is it better to front loop or back loop your kite? If your kite is on the back side of you, back loop. If your kite is towards your front side, front loop.
When you flying your kite back and forth over the zenith during a jump, you will swing under your kite and need to loop your kite to smooth your landing.
When in doubt during a rotation or two, turn your head towards the direction of pull so you end up facing somewhere towards your kite during your landing.
During an areal kite loop, often a kite does not pull you laterally when it flies between 5 and 7 0'clock and between 11 and 1 0"clolck. It's best to avoid landing your jumps when the kite is in these areas.
While learning to foil, fly your kite or wing on land standing only on your front foot. (Because, putting weight on your back foot may make the foil climb, slow down and possibly breach).
You're underpowered and dropping into a bottom turn on a wave. Send your kite up and then sheet out. When you carve back up to the lip, you'll have be able to both pull in the bar and drive the the kite down for power.
To add flair to your riding style link a few tricks in a series. For example do a back roll and land toe-side then take off toe-side to a front roll and using your landing to set up a jump turn transition. Now ride away like a boss.
Using a smaller board will let you sit lower in the water and provide more leverage against the pull of the kite for a good jump. Even with poor technique and timing you can load your board for a good pop and huge jump.
Any Day can be riddled with failure. Accept it. Learn something new. Try a strapless surfboard or skim board. Launch from a new site. Try foiling. Try winging.
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