How To: Operate a kite to perform The Comete

Operate a kite to perform The Comete

Being able to manipulate your kite to perform tricks is an awesome talent, so why not begin to learn how to perform The Comete. This video shows the handmotions necessary along with slowed down clips to see exactly how the operator manipulates the kite.

This is considered one of the easier tricks to perform on a kite, but still requires excellent finesse.

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Dude do you know how to fly a sport kite? "This is considered one of the easier tricks to perform on a kite" The comete is considered a group 4 trick in Tricksparty. Not considered easy,

The COMÈTE is a tumbling trick in which the kite rotates in a single direction (clockwise or counterclockwise). In
each rotation, the kite passes through roughly four positions: (1) belly down, nose away (flare); (2) nose
pointing down and slightly to one side (approximately 7:00 for clockwise rotation, 5:00 for counterclockwise);
(3) belly up, nose away (TURTLE); (4) nose pointing left or right (approximately 3:00 for clockwise rotation, 9:00
for counterclockwise). This series of four positions constitutes one rotation. The method and direction of entry
and exit do not matter.

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