Here are 3 simple drills to practice with your kite on the beach If you’re a beginner, or even an intermediate kiter.  These skills will help you develop your ability and comfort level flying the kite with confidence.

I spent a lot of time on the beach flying my kite and learning kite control to make sure when I actually started trying to go out on the water I already had a great feel for flying the kite itself.  90% of kite surfing is flying the kite itself. Take the time to practice flying the kite, it really is worth it.