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How to kitesurf from the scratch

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A compilations of tricks and abilities you need to know to start riding your kiteboard

Description

Introduction

Kitesurfing is a really technical sport, there are some basic tricks and abilities you need to know to start riding.

Security

One of the most important things even before hooking yourself to the kite, is understanding the security systems included on your kite.

Setting up your equipment

Your kitesurf equipment can seem complex , however spending some time understanding it and reviewing everything is ok can save your session :)

Kite basics / theory

Understanding how a kite behaves on the wind is the core of this sport, spend as much time as you can training with a small time on the beach.

Body drag / Self rescue

Even we always try to kitesurf with friends there are some required techniques like the body drag, or the self rescue.

Stance

This will seem trivial at the beginning, but you'll spend lots of hours until you get the perfect position to ride on top of your board.

Progression

Kite Set Up
Pumping/packing a kite - initiation
Body Dragging Upwind
Bodydrag - initiation
Walking With a Kite
Kite control - initiation
Kitesurf waterstart
Waterstart - initiation
Stance
Stance - initiation
How to kitesurf from the scratch
Riding - initiation

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