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  1. 1,257 downloads

    Another in the ongoing series of Kitelife Magazine tutorials for using Revolution quad line kites, this one detailing the inputs and approach used for executing the Flic Flac maneuver. Flic Flacs are a lot of fun and serve as an excellent tool for developing your timing and hand speed as well. NOTE: A reliable (and free) cross-platform video player is VLC, which should work with any file format including MKV. Subtitles: English Subtitles: Rev Tutorial - Flic Flac Spanish Subtitles: Rev Tutorial - Flic Flac Dutch Subtitles: Rev Tutorial - Flic Flac
    2 points
  2. 1,000 downloads

    Another in the ongoing series of Kitelife Magazine tutorials for using Revolution quad line kites, this one detailing the dynamic of Sail Loading wherein the pilot is able to compress and decompress wind in the sail at will, using that pressure and added control to flex and unflex the frame, creating a far greater range of movement in varying wind conditions. One of the greatest uses for Sail Loading is that it also serves to minimize the amount of input required, instead relying on increased or decreased pressure to enhance smaller inputs. NOTE: A reliable (and free) cross-
    2 points
  3. 886 downloads

    Another in the ongoing series of Kitelife Magazine tutorials for using Revolution quad line kites, this one detailing the Side Slide from both the upright and inverted orientations.Side Slides make an excellent transition movement between other maneuvers, and it's a lot of fun to slide right above the ground, apparently breaking the laws of physics. NOTE: A reliable (and free) cross-platform video player is VLC, which should work with any file format including MKV. Subtitles: English Subtitles: Rev Tutorial - Side Slide Spanish Subtitles: Rev Tutorial - Side Slide
    2 points
  4. 349 downloads

    Another in an ongoing series of Kitelife Magazine tutorials for using Revolution quad line kites, this one detailing the assembly and disassembly methods used by Team iQuad out on the field, at over one hundred festivals worldwide since 2006. While putting your kite together and taking it apart may not be relevant to your flying, it DOES effect not only the longevity of the kite and its materials, but a proven process can greatly streamline and simplify your "before and after" on the field. NOTE: A reliable (and free) cross-platform video player is VLC, which should work with any file for
    2 points
  5. 316 downloads

    Another in the ongoing series of Kitelife Magazine tutorials for using Revolution quad line kites, this one detailing how to make and apply a larks head knot. Aside from being the sole way most lines are attached to kites and handles these days, it's an extremely handy knot for a variety of purposes. NOTE: A reliable (and free) cross-platform video player is VLC, which should work with any file format including MKV. Subtitles: English Subtitles: Rev Tutorial - Larks Head Knot Spanish Subtitles: Rev Tutorial - Larks Head Knot Japanese Subt
    2 points
  6. 1,449 downloads

    Another in our ongoing series of Rev tutorials, this one covering the theory and ideas behind tuning, giving you the basic understanding of how to tune lift, power, response and control to your own taste! NOTE: A reliable (and free) cross-platform video player is VLC, which should work with any file format including MKV. Subtitles: English Subtitles: Rev Tutorial - Tuning Theory I Spanish Subtitles: Rev Tutorial - Tuning Theory I Hungarian Subtitles: Rev Tutorial - Tuning Theory I French Subtitles: Rev Tutorial - Tuning Theory I
    1 point
  7. 463 downloads

    Full tutorial detailing the line winding and unwinding methods developed by John Barresi and Team iQuad out on the field, over the course of over one hundred festivals worldwide since 2006. One of the recurring issues we've heard from Rev fliers, especially newer pilots, is the frequency of twists and tangles when folks set up their kite to fly but using this method correctly, any flier can set up in 3-5 minutes without fail and roughly the same to pack up at the end of the day. NOTE: A reliable (and free) cross-platform video player is VLC, which should work with any file format includin
    1 point
  8. 1,077 downloads

    Another in our ongoing series of Rev tutorials, this one covering a series of exercises that teach the "Bicycle Rotation" wherein the pilot is able to rotate or spin their kite in place without losing altitude! NOTE: A reliable (and free) cross-platform video player is VLC, which should work with any file format including MKV. Subtitles: English Subtitles: Rev Tutorial - Bicycle Rotation Dutch Subtitles: Rev Tutorial - Bicycle Rotation Spanish Subtitles: Rev Tutorial - Bicycle Rotation French Subtitles: Rev Tutorial - Bicycle Rotation Hungari
    1 point
  9. Version 1

    594 downloads

    The basic Rev axel, performed with a Revolution 1.5 in 3-4 mph winds. In this case, the trick is demonstrated in a left to right inverted hover using the new Barresi Signature Series Rev, with a 3 wrap frame. NOTE: A reliable (and free) cross-platform video player is VLC, which should work with any file format including MKV.
    1 point
  10. 636 downloads

    Another in an ongoing series of Kitelife Magazine tutorials for using Revolution quad line kites, this installment provides a thorough step by step introduction to the execution and theory of the traveling bicycle maneuver. NOTE: A reliable (and free) cross-platform video player is VLC, which should work with any file format including MKV.
    1 point
  11. 1,196 downloads

    Another in our ongoing series of Rev tutorials, this one covering basic light wind techniques and how the Rev transitions between a powered state and gliding state, enabling anyone to fly in the lightest of winds, simply by cycling your ground space and know how to apply tension. NOTE: A reliable (and free) cross-platform video player is VLC, which should work with any file format including MKV. Subtitles: English Subtitles: Rev Tutorial - Light Wind Flying Spanish Subtitles: Rev Tutorial - Light Wind Flying Japanese Subtitles: Rev Tutorial - Light Wind Flying
    1 point
  12. 462 downloads

    Another in the ongoing series of Kitelife Magazine tutorials for using Revolution quad line kites, this one detailing how to equalize your lines, ensuring equal length between right and left.All types of line stretch or "settle in" over time and will eventually end up uneven by varying amounts which effects the accuracy of your inputs accordingly... You'll be amazed at how the kite responds more accurately, and how easy it actually is to balance out your line lengths. NOTE: A reliable (and free) cross-platform video player is VLC, which should work with any file format including MKV. Subt
    1 point
  13. 597 downloads

    Another in the ongoing series of Kitelife Magazine tutorials for using Revolution quad line kites, this one detailing how to do maintain a hover in 7 basic orientations.Once you're able to hold a hover with some degree of stability, the sky is yours because you can now stop in any position, and even control your speed when necessary. NOTE: A reliable (and free) cross-platform video player is VLC, which should work with any file format including MKV. Subtitles: English Subtitles: Rev Tutorial - Basic Hover Lithuanian Subtitles: Rev Tutorial - Basic Hover Spanish
    1 point
  14. 1,803 downloads

    Another in the ongoing series of Kitelife Magazine tutorials for using Revolution quad line kites, this one exploring the methodology and application of handle grip, body position and posture, as well as hand and arm position.One of the keys to successful Rev flying is being relaxed and comfortable, using hand and arm positions which grant you the most leverage with the least effort. NOTE: A reliable (and free) cross-platform video player is VLC, which should work with any file format including MKV. Subtitles: English Subtitles: Rev Tutorial - Body, Posture and Grip Sp
    1 point
  15. 410 downloads

    Another in the ongoing series of Kitelife Magazine tutorials for using Revolution quad line kites, this one detailing two basic methods for relaunching a Rev from the flat belly down position, leading edge away or toward you.Being a two-dimensional kite when not under power, the Revolution can be a little tricky to relaunch when it's flat on the ground but with these simple techniques, it's generally no more difficult than flipping over any other kind of sport kite. NOTE: A reliable (and free) cross-platform video player is VLC, which should work with any file format including MKV. Subtitles
    1 point
  16. 909 downloads

    Another in our ongoing series of Rev tutorials, this one covering the techniques behind "3D Flying", where the pilot is able to pull the kite of of the sky and catch it, then toss it back out to the end of the lines and fly, all without your kite even touching the ground! NOTE: A reliable (and free) cross-platform video player is VLC, which should work with any file format including MKV. Subtitles: English Subtitles: Rev Tutorial - 3D Flying Japanese Subtitles: Rev Tutorial - 3D Flying Lithuanian Subtitles: Rev Tutorial - 3D Flying Spanish Subtitles: Rev
    1 point
  17. 877 downloads

    Another in the ongoing series of Kitelife Magazine tutorials for using Revolution quad line kites, this one introducing some beginning techniques for mastering the inverted hover. Reputably one of the most difficult things to learn on a Rev, it's absolutely simple to do once you know how and these techniques should help you understand it more quickly. NOTE: A reliable (and free) cross-platform video player is VLC, which should work with any file format including MKV. Subtitles: English Subtitles: Rev Tutorial - Inverted Hover Spanish Subtitles: Rev Tutorial - Inverted
    1 point
  18. 699 downloads

    Another in the ongoing series of Kitelife Magazine tutorials for using Revolution quad line kites, this one introducing the techniques for learning Reverse Flight and how to work toward a stable execution of this movement in the basic four directions. Reverse Flight is far easier to learn than one might believe, using minimized inputs and changing your point of reference with regard to the initial goals. NOTE: A reliable (and free) cross-platform video player is VLC, which should work with any file format including MKV. Subtitles: English Subtitles: Rev Tutorial - Reverse Fl
    1 point
  19. 282 downloads

    This tutorial explains some of the dynamics of line weight and length selection on Revolution kites This is one of those topics where there is no right way, and we hope the information contained in this video help you experiment and find your own favorite(s). NOTE: A reliable (and free) cross-platform video player is VLC, which should work with any file format including MKV.
    1 point
  20. 357 downloads

    Another in an ongoing series of Kitelife Magazine tutorials for using Revolution quad line kites, this one detailing the 180 - an essential team flying skill that becomes more stable with the application of positive drive. NOTE: A reliable (and free) cross-platform video player is VLC, which should work with any file format including MKV.
    1 point
  21. 488 downloads

    Another in an ongoing series of Kitelife Magazine tutorials for using Revolution quad line kites, this time introducing some rotation-oriented drills that may help refine your precision. NOTE: A reliable (and free) cross-platform video player is VLC, which should work with any file format including MKV.
    1 point
  22. 427 downloads

    Another in an ongoing series of Kitelife Magazine tutorials for using Revolution quad line kites, this installment provides a thorough step by step introduction to taking your kite across the water and under the surface. More info about water flying can be found here - http://www.kitelife.com/hydro NOTE: A reliable (and free) cross-platform video player is VLC, which should work with any file format including MKV.
    1 point
  23. 26 downloads

    Repeated axel catch maneuvers on an Indoor Rev.
    1 point
  24. 21 downloads

    Repeated axel maneuvers on an Indoor Rev.
    1 point
  25. 21 downloads

    Repeated basic catch and and spin throw maneuvers on an Indoor Rev.
    1 point
  26. 100 downloads

    This tutorial from Kitelife.com provides instruction on the slide (or float) with an Indoor Rev, a gliding maneuver that is one of the mainstays of indoor Rev flying and is a set up for various other maneuvers. You can look forward to a growing collection of similar tutorials covering equipment, flight techniques and other "pro secrets" gathered from over 20 years in the kiting community... A number of them will be available here on YouTube, while the majority of these tutorials will be located in the Kitelife Subscribers section, be sure to subscribe today if you like what we're doing here!
    1 point
  27. 81 downloads

    This tutorial from Kitelife.com details the methods for the Up and Over maneuver on an Indoor Rev, allowing you to fly your kite up and over your head while maintaining flight and even gaining ground (walking toward the kite while in flight). You can look forward to a growing collection of similar tutorials covering equipment, flight techniques and other “pro secrets” gathered from over 20 years in the kiting community… A number of them will be available here on YouTube, while the majority of these tutorials will be located in the Kitelife Subscribers section, be sure to subscribe today if yo
    1 point
  28. 237 downloads

    This tutorial explains two simple ways to change your frames on the field without even removing the kite from your lines. NOTE: A reliable (and free) cross-platform video player is VLC, which should work with any file format including MKV.
    1 point
  29. 618 downloads

    Another in an ongoing series of Kitelife Magazine tutorials for using Revolution quad line kites, this one detailing the methodology and technique behind clockwork control. NOTE: A reliable (and free) cross-platform video player is VLC, which should work with any file format including MKV.
    1 point
  30. 299 downloads

    Another in an ongoing series of Kitelife Magazine tutorials for using Revolution quad line kites, this one detailing the basic figure 8 maneuver commonly used in team flying - a little added technique can make your curves and control much smoother. NOTE: A reliable (and free) cross-platform video player is VLC, which should work with any file format including MKV.
    1 point
  31. 582 downloads

    Another in an ongoing series of Kitelife Magazine tutorials for using Revolution quad line kites, this time we go through walking the kite and bringing a little bounce into your kite's step. NOTE: A reliable (and free) cross-platform video player is VLC, which should work with any file format including MKV.
    1 point
  32. 205 downloads

    Another in an ongoing series of Kitelife Magazine tutorials for using Revolution quad line kites, this one explaining the wind window, how your kite behaves as you travel across it, and how to start breaking down the space. NOTE: A reliable (and free) cross-platform video player is VLC, which should work with any file format including MKV.
    1 point
  33. 114 downloads

    This tutorial from Kitelife.com introduces the most basic methods for redirection, the ability to change the direction of your 360 and reinforces awareness of your flying area, allowing you to move freely around a room instead of simply backing up all the time. You can look forward to a growing collection of similar tutorials covering equipment, flight techniques and other "pro secrets" gathered from over 20 years in the kiting community... A number of them will be available here on YouTube, while the majority of these tutorials will be located in the Kitelife Subscribers section, be sure to
    1 point
  34. 109 downloads

    This tutorial from Kitelife.com provides a detailed introduction to how to position your kite, launch and fly through your first 360 (full circle around you), most easily the first step for actually flying your Indoor Rev. You can look forward to a growing collection of similar tutorials covering equipment, flight techniques and other "pro secrets" gathered from over 20 years in the kiting community... A number of them will be available here on YouTube, while the majority of these tutorials will be located in the Kitelife Subscribers section, be sure to subscribe today if you like what we're
    1 point
  35. 129 downloads

    This tutorial from Kitelife.com provides a basic introduction to indoor kite flying, using Indoor Revs. Just a brief overview, our introduction video is the first in a series of detailed tutorials covering everything from basics of set up and flight to advanced tricks and techniques on the Indoor Rev and indoor fitted B2. You can look forward to a growing collection of similar tutorials covering equipment, flight techniques and other "pro secrets" gathered from over 20 years in the kiting community... A number of them will be available here on YouTube, while the majority of these tutorials wi
    1 point
  36. 100 downloads

    This tutorial from Kitelife.com breaks down reliable methods for assembling and disassembling your Indoor Rev, making it painless and neat. You can look forward to a growing collection of similar tutorials covering equipment, flight techniques and other "pro secrets" gathered from over 20 years in the kiting community... A number of them will be available here on YouTube, while the majority of these tutorials will be located in the Kitelife Subscribers section, be sure to subscribe today if you like what we're doing here!
    1 point
  37. 104 downloads

    This tutorial from Kitelife.com provides instruction on the very most basic style of catch and throw on an Indoor Rev, allowing you to pull the kite off the end of the lines into your hands, and toss it back out to the end of lines for flight. You can look forward to a growing collection of similar tutorials covering equipment, flight techniques and other "pro secrets" gathered from over 20 years in the kiting community... A number of them will be available here on YouTube, while the majority of these tutorials will be located in the Kitelife Subscribers section, be sure to subscribe today if
    1 point
  38. 147 downloads

    This tutorial from Kitelife.com provides instruction on some of the more advanced catch and throw tricks on an Indoor Rev, including the axel catch, fade catch, pancake catch, pinwheel catch, spin throw, straight throw and others. You can look forward to a growing collection of similar tutorials covering equipment, flight techniques and other "pro secrets" gathered from over 20 years in the kiting community... A number of them will be available here on YouTube, while the majority of these tutorials will be located in the Kitelife Subscribers section, be sure to subscribe today if you like wha
    1 point
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