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  1. Rev Tutorial - Tuning Theory I

    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

    1,365 downloads

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  2. Rev Tutorial - Reverse Flight

    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 Flight Lithuanian Subtitles: Rev Tutorial - Reverse Flight Spanish Subtitles: Rev Tutorial - Reverse Flight Hungarian Subtitles: Rev Tutorial - Reverse Flight French Subtitles: Rev Tutorial - Reverse Flight

    651 downloads

       (2 reviews)

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  3. Rev Tutorial - Line Weight & Length

    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.

    266 downloads

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  4. Rev Tutorial - 180 with Positive Drive

    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.

    333 downloads

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  5. Rev Tutorial - Rotational Drills

    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.

    435 downloads

       (1 review)

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  6. Rev Tutorial - Water Flying

    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.

    387 downloads

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  7. Indoor Study - Rev Axel Catch

    Repeated axel catch maneuvers on an Indoor Rev.

    23 downloads

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  8. Indoor Study - Rev Axel

    Repeated axel maneuvers on an Indoor Rev.

    18 downloads

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  9. Indoor Study - Rev Spin Throw

    Repeated basic catch and and spin throw maneuvers on an Indoor Rev.

    19 downloads

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  10. Indoor Rev Tutorial - Slide / Float

    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!

    98 downloads

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  11. Indoor Rev Tutorial - Up and Over

    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 you like what we’re doing here!

    80 downloads

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  12. Scott Weider

    Scott Weider performing with an Indoor Rev, using a 40+ foot silver mylar tail that appears to float on air.

    17 downloads

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  13. Paul de Bakker

    Longtime master pilot Paul de Bakker of Focus Kites dazzles us with a dual line indoor demonstration using a kite of his own design, called the Reflection.

    10 downloads

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  14. John Barresi

    John Barresi performing indoors with an Indoor Rev, flying to one of his favorite tracks, including the "jump through" maneuver pioneered by Lam Hoac.

    20 downloads

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  15. 1st Place OIIU - Tristan Underwood

    At just 13 years of age, Tristan is already dominating indoor competition in the Northwest USA and this particular routine is no exception... Flying an iTrix, he demonstrates skill and talent beyond his years with solid choreography and an amazing display of indoor tricks including multiple Cometes.

    15 downloads

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  16. Tristan Underwood w/dual

    10 years old at the time of this event, Tristan continues to demonstrate amazing skills both indoors and out... In this video, he uses a new Star Wars themed routine and the VIP kite designed by Lam Hoac.

    6 downloads

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  17. Scott Davis w/dual

    Flying a smaller, indoor model of Pizzaz, Scott flew a high-intensity and very fast routine, true to form for his usual style... Lots of fun to watch, and very exciting!

    0 downloads

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  18. Lam Hoac w/indoor dual & quad 2

    In this second routine, Lam not only utilizes the VIP and Rev 1.5 SUL, but also incorporates a floating fighter made during a workshop held at the same event by Nelson Borelli.

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  19. Lam Hoac w/indoor dual & quad 1

    Beginning this routine with his trademark tai chi / martial art opening, Lam delivers yet another stunning performance using his VIP and a Rev 1.5 SUL, complete with a jump through the lines of his Rev.

    43 downloads

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  20. Bud Hayes w/indoor fighter

    Using only one of Nelson Borelli's single line fighter kites, Bud flew a truly inspiring and sublime routine which brought forth more than a few tears amongst the audience members.

    1 download

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  21. David Hathaway w/indoor quad

    Definitely a Rev aficionado, "Monkey Boy" employed both a custom Randy Tom 1.5 and his custom iQuad Indoor Rev in this routine.

    2 downloads

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  22. Nelson Borelli w/indoor fighter

    Showing true grace and flair, this Argentinian gentleman has a distinct style and passion, using a handcrafted floating fighter kite flown to Beethoven’s 9th symphony.

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  23. Torey Lindemann w/indoor dual & quad

    A veteran indoor pilot, Torey returns after a brief absence to perform with a Synergy Deca and VIP by Lam Hoac.

    2 downloads

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  24. Todd Rudolph w/indoor quad

    Quite possibly the slowest and softest routine of the day, Todd coaxes his custom iQuad Indoor Rev through some nice moves.

    0 downloads

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  25. Steve Santos w/indoor quad

    An experienced pilot on the Synergy Deca, Steve flies a soulful routine with a white indoor Deca, showing what can be done.

    4 downloads

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