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keskopesko
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Tucking - can not reach position into wind

Postby keskopesko » Sat Sep 30, 2017 6:49 pm

Hello,

could you give me some advice?
Trying to strapless tuck with my Nugget but I can not go enough into the wind to turn the board with legs into new direction.
Looks like carve into the wind not good enough, I don't know.

What are the key elements to turn perfect into wind to make tuck turn.

Thanks a lot,
Ales

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Re: Tucking - can not reach position into wind

Postby plummet » Sat Sep 30, 2017 10:39 pm

Are you talking cross off wind?

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Re: Tucking - can not reach position into wind

Postby PullStrings » Sat Sep 30, 2017 10:40 pm

I know you meant to write "tacking" and sorry i have no tips for strapless ...with straps i like mid-air tacking after pop with down loop starting from heelside or toeside ...you'll get 2 line twists..fun

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Re: Tucking - can not reach position into wind

Postby jonysan » Sat Sep 30, 2017 11:44 pm

Hi Ales,
try this, carve steadily into wind , don't lean too far back relying on the kite, but try to stand tall, try to get the nose of the board through the wind direction.
2/ now pull your front foot back under your butt, and push out with your back foot, it's a kind of "scissor" action. slightly more emphasise on pulling your front foot which gets the nose of the board further round.
3/ quickly bring your back foot forward to touch your front foot, and put your weight on it.
4/ step your original front foot back.
done!

keskopesko
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Joined: Thu Oct 13, 2016 7:55 am
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Local Beach: Grado, Seča Portorož
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Ozone Chrono v2
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Brand Affiliation: Moses, Ozone

Re: Tucking - can not reach position into wind

Postby keskopesko » Sun Oct 01, 2017 8:54 am

Hello,

thanks a lot for your help.
Ups - yes I mean tack ;)

I will read again and again advice ... and I will try to do it!

Tnx,
Ales


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