I have a directional but use it rarely so I'm not good on it. I think it would help having some directional experience but I'm sure its fine going from a twintip to a foil without that experience as well.Rob112 wrote: ↑Sat Aug 31, 2019 9:24 amI'm looking to get my first setup and give it a go. I'm solely a twintip rider ATM, did you get some skills on the surfboard before trying foiling or anyone go straight from TT to foil and find it OK?
I'm looking at either F-one (IC6 and 51ts) or slingshot (hover glide fkite and alien air/dwarf craft) setup.
EVERY. SINGLE. BIT. OF. THIS!Peter_Frank wrote: ↑Sat Aug 31, 2019 10:17 amI would not waste time on a surfboard before foiling - it will just make it worse
If you are an experienced wave kite surfer you can use the habit that your front foot is the "driving" power point, and not the rear like on a TT.
But thats it, everything else does not work, using your edges or trying to load a rail like used to, do not work whatsoever on a foil
A foil and a surfboard got absolutely nothing in common, so a waste of time to practice if new to both.
Just go straight to foiling is my advice, and remember to keep the weight on the front foot a lot more than used to, depending on your setup.