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The Fundamentals of Kiteboarding by Mark Worth

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If you are not a student you are welcome to access some parts of the information. The chapters that are accessible only to students are marked with an asterisk.*

Introduction




Kite Concepts

Generating Lift *

Stalling the Wing *

Adjusting the Power and Turning *




Trainer Kite

Flying the Trainer




Safety

Safety

Navigational Rules

Self Rescue




Working With The Kite

4-line Inflated Kite Setup

Body Mechanics *

Launching

Relaunching *




Moving through the Water

Apparent Wind *

Bodysurfing

Bodysurfing Upwind

The Power Stroke *

Kite Transition *

The Lift Stroke *




Working With Your Board

Retrieving Your Board

Getting Your Feet into the Footstraps *

Waterstarting *




Riding

Setting Your Edge *

Falling Leaf Transition *

Flying With One Hand *

Kiteboarding Upwind *

Kiteboarding Downwind *

Jumping *




Troubleshooting

Kite Inverts or Rolls Though The Lines

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