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Less efficient on toeside riding. Why?

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Re: Less efficient on toeside riding. Why?

Postby Janus » Tue Feb 23, 2021 10:52 am

It's all about practise.. a slider hook gives much more freedom and is great for toeside. On my dominant foot, Goofy, I don't have any difference on heel or toeside.. love riding toe side.
On my weak side it's a bit different 8) but I keep on doing that to but it still feels not as familiar as on my strong side (I bet it never will..) but I don't care
Keep practising!

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Re: Less efficient on toeside riding. Why?

Postby FLandOBX » Tue Feb 23, 2021 12:09 pm

leeuwen wrote:
Mon Feb 22, 2021 9:06 pm
.... I lose some power in the kite and am not able to go as much upwind....
You are losing power in the kite because you are not going as much upwind. Try to go upwind by accentuating the twist in your hips, shoulders and head. Point your eyes upwind. Sometimes we lose our orientation when we jibe or tack to toeside, so we don't really focus correctly on the upwind direction. Try over-compensating. If you can achieve that upwind angle, you will maintain power in your kite. :thumb:

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