Tag Archives: beginner

Kite Flying with Intent

After six plus years of doing sport kite workshops and clinics (both dual and quad kites), I’ve had a lot of opportunities to work with different personalities and skill sets while teaching… One of the things that I see most frequently with beginning, and even some more advanced fliers, is a lack of intent in their […]

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Issue 6: Novice Class

Welcome back to class. Recently, the AKA competitive season ended (August 1). Let’s spend some time this month talking about competitive burn out. I’m not talking about kite flying burn out… just burn out from competing. There are ups and downs that we all go through when we choose to compete. I want novice competitors […]

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Issue 1: 4play

The first time I picked up a quad line kite, I practically was forced to do it. I was really just getting the hang of two line sport kites and wan2012ted to concentrate on that. A friend and fellow kiter, Jason Benedict, had just gotten a Rev II and was really excited about it. After some intense […]

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Issue 1: Novice Class

Initial Greetings Thank you for stopping by the novice’s corner. This purpose of this column is to provide information to individuals who are new to the sport and recreation of kiting. Please note that I said sport AND recreation of kiting. First and foremost, flying kites should be FUN! However, there is a competitive side […]

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