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Foil Fun Tutorials

Postby Foilrider_503 » Thu Feb 12, 2015 6:27 pm

Hey Everyone I wanted to share a video I found on the Internet. Looks like LF is doing a foil instructional series and I thought it may help some of you guys get those magic carpet rides. Looking forward to seeing what they are going to keep releasing


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Re: Foil Fun Tutorials

Postby Peter_Frank » Thu Feb 12, 2015 7:19 pm

Good one, although THAT size of the straps seem dangerously big so you can risk sliding into the straps and get stuck - but maybe just for the sake of understanding they have gone that/too far ?

I like the video, explaining some very important simple basic things that are NOT obvious when learning :thumb:

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Re: Foil Fun Tutorials

Postby Foilrider_503 » Tue Feb 24, 2015 4:13 pm

Part Two Mastering the Magic Carpet


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Re: Foil Fun Tutorials

Postby davesails7 » Wed Feb 25, 2015 12:00 am

Really good tutorial! Best one I have seen so far.

The only note I think it's missing is to keep your weight in line with the mast, don't lean back on your heelside. That was my biggest issue.

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Re: Foil Fun Tutorials

Postby Flyfish » Wed Feb 25, 2015 5:38 am

By far the best videos I've seen! Keep em coming!

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Re: Foil Fun Tutorials

Postby TheRussian » Wed Feb 25, 2015 9:47 am

Great vids - the LF foil seems to work very nicely.

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Re: Foil Fun Tutorials

Postby wil » Wed Feb 25, 2015 7:01 pm

Interesting. They advise beginners to wear a helmet, impact vest etc and in the video none of those.

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Postby Peter_Frank » Wed Feb 25, 2015 7:07 pm

wil wrote:Interesting. They advise beginners to wear a helmet, impact vest etc and in the video none of those.
I assume they are not beginners ?

Makes perfect sense to me :naughty:

IF you are learning, it wont take long till you know EXACTLY why you need a helmet and impact vest - OUCH I just say :rollgrin:

This is one case where I think everybody knows quite well, that a helmet is what to start with - and most will do it.
It is more difficult with other sports, where it is not so easy to understand why you need a helmet :roll: (untill too late maybe - but that is exactly the problem - not so here where you will know why a helmet is ideal)

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Re: Foil Fun Tutorials

Postby TheRussian » Wed Feb 25, 2015 9:20 pm

Peter_Frank wrote:I assume they are not beginners ?

Makes perfect sense to me :naughty:

IF you are learning, it wont take long till you know EXACTLY why you need a helmet and impact vest - OUCH I just say :rollgrin:
+1 The lady in the video did seemed very graceful on her wipeouts :naughty:

My experience was more savage - my thighs were black & blue with bruises from wipeouts, so much so that I wore motorcross impact shorts, until I went through the miraculous moment when it all came together and it almost felt like I could ride all day without any issues :D

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Re: Foil Fun Tutorials

Postby revhed » Thu Feb 26, 2015 11:06 am

What do you think?
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