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« on: February 12, 2013, 02:32 PM »

I discover something new with the two point landing.  Prior to the discovery, I do the two pointing landing by snapping the lower wing when it approaches slightly at an angle to the ground and then immediately pull both lines to land it.  Sometimes when the timing is bad, it will just end up in the turtle position.  So, I try snapping the upper wing instead and it looks like it is better as the kite gets more difficult to get into the turtle position.  Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2013, 02:57 PM »

Rudy, the two point landing is the 3 and 4 of the Comete, Snap right kite flip then pull left, try that and see  Smiley

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« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2013, 02:24 PM »

Rudy, the two point landing is the 3 and 4 of the Comete, Snap right kite flip then pull left, try that and see  Smiley

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Hi, doesn't this depend on the side the kite is coming from?
I mean, when you say right, does that mean bottom or top wing?
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« Reply #3 on: February 15, 2013, 02:52 PM »

Yes always snap the bottom wing first then the kite will flip in to turtle, right away pull the other hand right away and don't move, make sure the kite at 45% back a bit, because the kite might take off again if the wind is strong.

Hope that help Smiley

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« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2013, 10:09 AM »

Or... half axel the thing into the ground.

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« Reply #5 on: February 16, 2013, 12:31 PM »

Or... half axel the thing into the ground.

Bryan

Oh.... never thought of that Roll Eyes.   I like that option.   Grin
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« Reply #6 on: February 17, 2013, 08:15 AM »

2pt Studies
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« Reply #7 on: February 17, 2013, 01:56 PM »

Hey this should be forbidden... showing such things to newbies like us.
He is actually almost not moving his hands! How are we supposed to imitate anything when there is almost nothing to imitate?!?!?!
This is outrageous.



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« Reply #8 on: February 17, 2013, 03:17 PM »

this Is something a lot of us strive for. The better you get the less you have to move. This includes the running around part Thank GOD. With better control comes the ability to subtly power up and power down the kite with tweaks.  And as shown above make dramatic moves with the kite but not your body
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« Reply #9 on: February 17, 2013, 03:49 PM »

The other thing to note with Martin's flying is that the Nirvana is by no means a small input kite.  As they say, it's all in the timing. Wink
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« Reply #10 on: February 17, 2013, 04:25 PM »

As= aero stuff?
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« Reply #11 on: February 17, 2013, 05:33 PM »

Hey this should be forbidden... showing such things to newbies like us.
He is actually almost not moving his hands! How are we supposed to imitate anything when there is almost nothing to imitate?!?!?!
This is outrageous.



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 Cheesy  Cheesy  Cheesy

Ara, Your point is well taken and not missed by me. Always thought this is why I was never able to learn from the videos (couldn't be lack of skills   Cheesy ) Advanced flyer inputs are so polished its hard for a newbie to see let alone copy.

Now that John C has been yelling at me for 18 months my inputs have toned down dramatically.  I used to look like a ninja warrior punching, stabling and yanking on the lines. This weeks video, flying the Talon and Tekken I looked closer to a Zen master in meditation. Keep saying who is that guy?  Huh
 
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« Reply #12 on: February 18, 2013, 12:33 PM »

.This weeks video, flying the Talon and Tekken I looked closer to a Zen master in meditation. Keep saying who is that guy?  Huh

............. and that video is where?
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« Reply #13 on: February 19, 2013, 02:25 AM »

.This weeks video, flying the Talon and Tekken I looked closer to a Zen master in meditation. Keep saying who is that guy?  Huh

............. and that video is where?

Right! Where?! I want to see your Zen side  Wink
I am also trying to Zennify myself...  Roll Eyes
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« Reply #14 on: March 07, 2013, 05:02 PM »

............. and that video is where?

Try U-tube     DPmama74
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