This is the best water relaunchable foil trainer kite out there. We've bundled it with 2 FREE Instructional DVDs and a FREE Wind Meter as well!
The HQ Hydra II Kite is the latest generation of our most popular trainer kite. The HQ Hydra 2 Kites newly developed cell structure provides maximum durability in hard training sessions. HQ has created a kite with improved responsiveness and flying performance, providing more power through the turns. The third line provides an effective safety system and allows easy landing and reverse relaunching. The Closed Cell Technology allows reliable water relaunches and makes the HQ Hydra II Kite the most versatile trainer kite for lessons on land or in the water. Hydra II allows novices to concentrate on the essentials.
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by Fat Sand Productions
All new 2nd Edition!!!
165 minutes of all new footage!
Fat Sand's acclaimed entry-level kiteboarding instructional DVD has just gotten a facelift! Now not only does Progression Beginner feature every step of the learning process in a clear, concise, and easily replicated way, but it is now completely upgraded with emphasis on all the latest equipment, technique, and safety developments of the last few years. This DVD has over 2 1/2 hours of in-depth content and analysis, covering every aspect of beginner kitesurfing from the technical basics to fundamental riding techinque.
Location & Conditions
Understand your environment and become an observant and knowledgeable kiter.
Detailed explanation of kite and bar setup, giving you confidence and independence.
Flying the kite to give you the momentum needed to ride and recover your board.
Waterstarts and First Runs
Getting you up on the board and making those first crucial runs.
Change of Direction - Sliding Turns
Learn the steps to keep your board and kite in sync, and your body out of the water.
Please note that the first runs of the new 2nd edition DVD is English only, however, in the future the DVD will have narration in the following languages:
English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese and Portuguese.
Subjects covered in Progression: Beginner include:
Location and Conditions
Equipment and Terminology
Launching and Landing
Re-launch and Self Rescue
Riding and Staying Upwind
Change of Direction
With over 2 1/2 hours of meticulous instruction, slow motion run-throughs, and common problem analysis, you’ll progress to intermediate level in no time! Don’t expect to watch the DVD from start to finish each time, just focus in on the sections that you are currently looking to improve upon.
So many people learn to kite and then struggle for months or even years trying to move on and progress through to the areas of kitesurfing that excite people in the first place. With this DVD we aim to get you riding confidently, staying upwind, carving turns and jumping into the sky. Then you’ll be ready for the next steps – in Progression - Intermediate.
Progression Beginner - $34.95
Weatherflow Wind Meter Works with iPhone, iPad, iPod, and all major Android devices.
The Weatherflow Wind Meter works with a FREE App for your mobile iOS or Android devices recording wind speed (average, lull, and gusts), wind direction, and location. Precision readings (+/- 0.5% or 0.1m/s at up to 15 degrees off axis) in m/s, mph, knots, km/h, and beaufort scales with range from 2mph to 125 mph. Not only does the WeatherFlow Wind Meter come in rugged eco-friendly packaging that doubles as a handy storage case, it fits in your pocket when not in use. When attached, you can share on-site reports with WeatherFlow, Instagram, Vine, Twitter, SMS, Email, or Facebook.
The Weatherflow Wind Meter is the first of its kind by a US-based manufacturer, having been engineered here then calibrated at the University of Florida's Aerospace Engineering Department. You know WeatherFlow from iKitesurf.com, iWindsurf.com, Wind Alert, SailFlow, and FishWeather. Needless to say, they've been around, they know windmeters, and this revolutionary product is no exception to their standard to view and share live-action weather.
|Type||Trainer, Land & Water|
|Summary||The HQ Hydra II Kite is the latest generation of our most popular trainer kite.|
|Sales||Call for Multiple Kite & Board Sales.|
|Included Items||HQ Hydra 2 Kite, Cool "Big Zipper" triangle backpack, Control bar 50 cm, Dyneema line set, Trainer kite guide
Free Instructional DVDs - Kiteboarding Progression Beginner and REAL Zero to Hero
Free Weatherflow Wind Meter
|Colors Available||300 Yellow-White / 350 Green-White / 420 Blue-White|