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Thumbnail How to do a Backloop? Wave tips with Martin Ten Hoeve - Black Team Academy

Martin Ten Hoeve explain how to land a windsurfing manoeuver Backloop. Black Team Wave Tips from Point-7 Riders. Backloop …

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How to do a Pushloop? Windsurfing tips with Adam Lewis - Black Team Academy

Adam Lewis explaining how to land a Pushloop.
Music by: danosongs.com

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How to do a Taka? Windsurfing Wave Tips with Adam Lewis - Black Team Academy

Adam Lewis explains how to make manoeuver called "Taka". One of the most popular wave tricks.

Thumbnail How to do a backside wave 360? Black Team Wave Academy with Martin Ten Hoeve

Martin Ten Hoeve explain how to do backside wave 360. Tips for landing the move!…
Thumbnail How to do a Backloop? Windsurfing Black Team Wave Academy with Adam Lewis

Adam Lewis explains step by step how to land nice backloops!
Music by: danosongs.com

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How to ride a wave? waveriding tips with Adam Lewis - The Black Team Academy - Windsurfing

Adam Lewis explain how to do a bottom and top turn for stylish wave ride!

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How to do a beach start? The Black Team Academy - Beginner Windsurfing

This is a windsurfing instructional video about windsufing maneuver called the Beach Start. Instructor: Greta Benvenuti. Step by step …

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How to do a faster jibe? The Black Team Academy - Beginner Windsurfing

This is a windsurfing instructional video about windsufing maneuver called the Jibe in a little bit more advanced version. Instructor: Greta Benvenuti …

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How to sail upwind and downind? The Black Team Academy - Beginner Windsurfing

This is a windsurfing instructional video about sailing upwind and downind on the windsurfing board. Instructor: Greta Benvenuti . . .

Thumbnail How to do a tack? The Black Team Academy - Beginner Windsurfing

This is a windsurfing instructional video about windsufing manoeuver called the Tack. Instructor: Greta Benvenuti. Step by step tips to help you improve your windsurfing …

Thumbnail Sailing tips - position of hands and sail - The Black Team Academy - Beginner Windsurfing

This is a windsurfing instructional video about sailing straight on the windsurfing board. Position of your hands and sail. Instructor: Greta Benvenuti. Step by step tips to help you improve ...

Thumbnail How to get to the water with windsurfing equipment - Black Team Academy

This is a windsurfing instructional video about carry windsurfing equipment to the water. Instructor: Greta Benvenuti. Step by step tips to help you improve your windsurfing!

Music by Dan-O

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How to get on the board? How to start sailing? Black Team Academy - Beginner Windsurfing

This is a windsurfing instructional video about getting on the board and starting to sail. Instructor: Greta Benvenuti. Step by step tips to help you improve your windsurfing!

Music by danosongs.com

How to choose a windsurfing fin setup

Windsurf fins are increasingly connected with performance. In the 21st century, you can easily test and feel the subtle differences between fin setups.  When it comes to fin setups, windsurfers usually face an equation with four variables. Single, Twin, Thruster or Quad? Additionally, you can also have different fin shapes and formats.

There is not a "perfect fin setup" for you. There are multiple setups for a wide range of circumstances . . . More on Surfer Today

How to Choose the Best Wave

Wavesailing is a tricky business, and it starts way before you even get on a wave. First you need to get OUT through the waves, then on your way in you need to pick the best of the set. Boards is joined by some of the best wavesailors from the UK and abroad to run through top tips on wave selection

More on Boards

A Beginner's Guide to Speedsailing

Want to get into speedsailing, but not sure where to start?
 
Boards have teamed up with record breaking speedsailor Farrel O’Shea to guide you through everything you need to know to enter the world of speedsailing:

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Taking Care of Your Windsurfing Kit

Ok own up, who hasn't taken their kit out of the bag at the start of the season, taken one look at it and wished you had given it a bit more TLC before stashing it away for the winter?

More on Boards

 

Top tips in the Boardseeker Wave Technique Series.

The Slalom Gybe with Micah Buzianis

Freestyle Techniques  /  Freeride Techniques 

Peter Hart Masterclass - Harness Issues

The Harness, the lines and you are windsurfing's single most important relationship and, like all relationships, you have to work at them to keep the sailing smooth. Harty suggests that another level of comfort and joy beckons if you're prepared to experiment. . . .  more from Windsurf

How to set the ideal downhaul setting

The measurements of the downhaul deeply affect the tension and the overall luff curve of the sail, so it is very important to adjust the optimal settings for your sailing session.

When designing sails, manufacturers measure the downhaul from the bottom of the mast to the perpendicular projection of the bottom corner of the sail pulley. That information is then printed in the sail . . . more from Surfer Today . . .

How To Get Out Through Waves

Boards is joined by some of the best wave sailors from across the UK and around the world to guide you through the most important of wave skills. Every full article is available to read in print, but now online we bring you some of our favourite tips.

How to Choose the Best Waves - top tips on wave selection . . .

Moves on ContinentSeven.com

Whatever your level, whatever your style, from one handed 360's to Willy Skippers and Wymaroos, Continent Seven has hundreds of moves in their video library.

Windsurfing Apps - Tracking your Session

It's no secret that some of us take our phones on the water. Whether it's for work purposes or just to log a session. So here are a few apps that might just tickle your taste buds when it comes to recording your speed and tracking your distances, but don't forget the waterproof bag

Windsurfing Technique - FEATURE ARTICLES from Windsurfer International. 

In-depth and detailed 'How To' technique articles for beginners and pros. With video and hi-rez image sequences.

Technique - Articles from Boards Magazine

From Windsurfing Basics to getting friends into windsurfing to Top Tips

GoPro with Colin and Marco

Finally a good use for Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/WindSurfCoaching/249777025078005 or search Facebook for "windsurfcoaching"
Have you ever spent a day on the water trying a new trick and constantly wiping out. Stop falling in and start winning. Post your windsurfing problems on the Facebook page and get it answered by an expert. From Beach start to blasting, Vulcan to Forward loop, all your issues solved by Colin "whippy" Dixon and Marco "dancing" Wedele, with over 22 years of world class coaching between them, these guys are the answer.

FUN DA MENTALS - Freestyle Technique Series on Windsurfer International

FREESTYLE Tuning tips By Mattia Pedrani I-00

START FROM SCRATCH
It's always best to go back to basics when learning new things, so let's go right to the beginning.

FUN DA MENTALS - Freestyle Technique Series on Windsurfer International

FREESTYLE Tuning tips By Mattia Pedrani I-00

NO POP NO STYLE
Once your rig has been set up properly by following my tips in lesson #1, it's finally time to start focusing on the fun practical stuff rather than the boring theoretical shizzle

FUN DA MENTALS - Freestyle Technique Series on Windsurfer International

FREESTYLE Tuning tips By Mattia Pedrani I-00

TWIST and SLIDE - THE VULCAN & FLAKA
Everyone who dreams of doing a Vulcan knows the theory, but the real secret lies in the details. In the last chapter I told you how to start popping your board, to get you hoppin' around your home spot like a bunny on crystal meth. Now it's time to add a little more spice . . .

There's one major mid-life-crisis benchmark that frustrates even riders with several seasons of experience - the Big Four-Oh. Have no fear. Peter Volwater is here to help.
This time we concentrate in the all-important Slingshot to ping you down the course and focus on how to push through the 35-knot barrier
from Windsurfer International
Fast Facts for Milking Maximum Thrust on almost any Gear
from Windsurfer International

PWA Racer Kurosh Kiani kicks-off a new series of tuning tips to turbo boost your sailing and help you take steps into slalom, whether you're a novice freerider, or even a die-hard wavehead.
from Windsurfer International

If you're interested in racing or going fast, here's Part II in our series of Pro Slalom Tuning Tips to help you get the most out of almost any type of gear
from Windsurfer International
Is a production fin actually better than a custom blade? Find out what to pick and when to use it for blasting your rivals off the water
from Windsurfer International
PWA Racer Kurosh Kiani (DEN-13) examines some potentially vital accessories to help tweak some extra knots and inject new confidence into your Slalom performance.
from Windsurfer International
So you've tuned-up your gear, practiced your moves out on the water for a while, and now you’ve decided that it’s time for you to test out your skills on the racecourse
from Windsurfer International
The fastest guy in the world without the right mindset will never be able to win. A slower guy with just the right mental attitude will always finish first
from Windsurfer International
Tuning your Kit for High Wind - stay in control!
Formula Testing and Training Tips
Why your starts need to be better
Better Buoy Rounding by Sean O'Brien

ON THE ROAD TO PERFECTION

It's all about balance; and I do not mean only your balance on the board.

Read the first article by Patrik POLLAK

http://www.svk1.com/

Go to the Techno 293 How To . . . page for links to tuning, rigging and more videos

 

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