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"I don't need to learn that." Well, when you enter the ocean, you enter the food chain and you are the least equipped to survive. The safety stuff is far more important than you trying to stand on a board.
While learning a backroll, think of your board as carving a "U" shape starting on the water and moving up and around from the surface of the water. You can remove your backhand as or before your board leaves the water.
When learning a handle pass, think of first bringing the bar below your butt and then there will be less pull as you transfer the bar from one hand to the other at the small of your back.
You are going to the left and the nose of your board is going under water. Bring your kite over to the right as you are positioned to ride away to this direction.
Before wrapping your lines, pull your bar and lines straight behind your kite. Make sure there are no twists and the lines aren't draped back and fourth inside each other. Now wrap your lines.
Try putting smaller fins on the toeside of your board to see if it helps you from catching an edge while landing flat or switching to or from toe-side or blind.
I avoid bars with a "high v." When the lines split apart high up the bar, you'll find that your kite will still be pulling you after you activate your quick release and you are trying to get to your kite to self rescue.
Just like you can can not kite upwind when your kite is at 12 o'clock, you can not body surf upwind to recover a lost board when your kite is at 12 o'clock.
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.
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