Contact   Imprint   Advertising   Guidelines

Blind Judge - Need Help!

forum for kitesurfers

Rare Poster
Posts: 3
Joined: Thu Sep 20, 2012 12:47 am
Kiting since: 2005
Local Beach: Magnuson, Seattle
Favorite Beaches: Squamish
Style: Unhooked Freestyle
Gear: Naish
Brand Affiliation: None

Blind Judge - Need Help!

Postby FuPow » Fri Sep 21, 2012 11:19 pm

So I learned Railey to Blinds about 2 years ago and now I have them dialed and can land them often when lit and in choppy water. However, I cannot get the Blind Judge no matter how hard I try for some reason I just cannot get the pass while in the air. Most often my arm gets too extended and the bar gets ripped from my hand when half way into the rotation.

Any tips for getting the pass?

Medium Poster
Posts: 195
Joined: Fri Oct 17, 2008 3:27 pm
Kiting since: 2002
Style: Wakestyle/Strapless
Gear: Cs and boots
Brand Affiliation: None

Re: Blind Judge - Need Help!

Postby FSUkiteboarding » Sat Sep 22, 2012 7:50 am

i'm new to this too, but i've had success using wave kickers which give you more height = time or using kiteloops. also, winding up before initiating the pass helps speed up the rotation too.

Very Frequent Poster
Posts: 1307
Joined: Fri Oct 30, 2009 9:13 pm
Kiting since: 2009
Local Beach: Texas city levee, Galveston, El Jardine and Crystal beach.
Style: Wake, surf, freeride
Gear: Slingshot RPM 14/12/10 Fuels 13/9/7
Brand Affiliation: None

Re: Blind Judge - Need Help!

Postby TheJoe » Sat Sep 22, 2012 11:36 am

A raley to blind is a blind judge!!!. If you pass the bar your actually landing toeside or revert.
Now for the pass... Try pulling hard to your hip a lot sooner than you would when you just land blind. Pretty much as soon as your through your raley start pulling in hard to your front hip and then go for the pass. Landing blind is more like falling in and around your arm. Trying to pass like that is going to be very difficult.

User avatar
Very Frequent Poster
Posts: 687
Joined: Tue May 01, 2007 1:11 pm
Kiting since: 2001
Style: waves,big air,megaloops,hydrofoil
Gear: Epic kites,g-force boards,cohete surfboards
Brand Affiliation: Epic Kites

Re: Blind Judge - Need Help!

Postby nikalaitzian » Sat Sep 22, 2012 12:47 pm

all forums have the "SEARCH" button.....just try it ....


Return to “Kitesurfing”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Google [Bot], Ramkiter and 27 guests