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Having your kite back-stall/fly backwards rarely has a use. Pull in your de-power strap until you can hold the bar in until the kite no longer back-stalls.
You're having trouble re-launching your kite to the right. Make sure your right hand has pushed the bar as far away from you as it can go and to keep the bar sheeted out, release your right hand. Now pull the left line towards you.
When someone needs help with a jump, turn or trick, the 1rst thing I look for is, is the kite moving out of position. The 2cd is, if they are using their hands to move their body. The 3rd is, if they are shifting their weight.
to smooth out your riding style, categorizing each of your tricks by how easy they are done under-powered, dialed in or powered. Then practice your under-powered tricks when underpowered. Then practice them dialed in. Then practice them powered to incr
To go upwind, think of yourself of not riding a board. You are standing on a rudder. You'll need to lean over the side of the rudder and use heel pressure to leverage your rudder against a kite that is trying to pull you down wind.
When learning to jump you want to understand how to make your kite lift better. Some kites get most lift from sheeting in. Some kites get most lift from steering the kite quickly. Some kites create apparent wind with speed. Many kites jump best with a ce
When I see someone wearing a board leash, the first thing I think is, am I going to have to rescue them when the board smashes them in the head? Do they have ID on them or any medical conditions that the emergercy staff at the hospital needs to know? Don
Are the pulleys on your bridle line or zippers on your bag corroding? Heat some vinegar in the microwave and then soak the corroded part in the vinegar overnight. Rinse with filtered water the next day.
You just replaced an old valve that delaminated and your bladder still leaks. Put the inflated bladder in a bucket of water and you may find pinholes near the valve. seal the holes with type "A" Tear Aid.
If you have short arms, help yourself make kiting easier by using gear that helps you de-power your kite. Use a bar with a very small trim loop and use a seat harness as it will sit lower that a waist harness and allow you push your bar out farther.
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