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The Most Important Skill To Develop For the Entry & Future Kite Foiler

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Re: The Most Important Skill To Develop For the Entry & Future Kite Foiler

Postby or6 » Sun Nov 18, 2018 7:10 pm

@ok kiteboarden...thx man..I haven't tried all of your tips yet...still waiting for the first chance to go out on my brand-new foil. Your stories seem to make sense. I'll let you know whether they really do. :-)

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Re: The Most Important Skill To Develop For the Entry & Future Kite Foiler

Postby Okkiteboarder » Tue Nov 20, 2018 11:26 pm

or6 wrote: @ok kiteboarden...thx man..I haven't tried all of your tips yet...still waiting for the first chance to go out on my brand-new foil. Your stories seem to make sense. I'll let you know whether they really do. :-)
Great! Please let me know!

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Re: The Most Important Skill To Develop For the Entry & Future Kite Foiler

Postby ap888 » Wed Aug 28, 2019 11:41 pm

If anyone has money laying around buy a Onewheel pint or XR you will never ever regret it have over 900km since start of July best thing have ever bought for land use :rollgrin: :thumb: :remybussi: can't explain the feeling every time u ride it's almost better then foiling

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Re: The Most Important Skill To Develop For the Entry & Future Kite Foiler

Postby Kamikuza » Thu Aug 29, 2019 4:41 am

I think you've confused the result with reason. The reason you're feeling pressure on your toes or heels is that you've shifted your CoG over them ... and that is the most important skill.

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Re: The Most Important Skill To Develop For the Entry & Future Kite Foiler

Postby elguapo » Thu Aug 29, 2019 2:35 pm

i'm actually thinking...
if i were doing this again...

i'd learn on learn kite control #1.
...but then completely skip learning to ride on a twin tip (and surfboard)
there is no point nowadays (i'd always keep surfboard...to surf)

i believe a big chunk of my time(and crashes) learning to foil was due to having to retrain muscles accustomed to riding twintips


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