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Re: Controversal self-learning matter

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  • adnan_soysal
    I am a leraner and have started to enjoy riding ( carefully)... You can certainly do learn a lot yourself... But, I think someone, as a proper instructor,
    Message 1 of 7 , Sep 22, 2003
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      I am a leraner and have started to enjoy riding ( carefully)...
      You can certainly do learn a lot yourself...
      But, I think someone, as a proper instructor, passing the important
      messages to you makes more impact and effect on you..

      For example watching these BOOST videos.
      I really don get these guys..
      They are riding next to rocks, next to beach..
      I have even seen videos, riders coimg from sea, jumoping on rocks,
      adn oing back to sea..

      what is this?
      total ignorance of the safety..
      of yourself and others
      plus making a propaganda of how safe and how easy whole thing is..

      I totaly disagree..
      may be I am just a beginner and overconcerned..


      --- In ksurfschool@yahoogroups.com, "Kite Power (Sydney)"
      <sydney@k...> wrote:
      > Like the young fellow in Queensland last week who apparently was
      offered a lesson but refused and then managed to kill himself?
      > Please do not promote self learning Hung, is it not good advice
      from someone like you, and it will not be good for the future of this
      > To me it is like saying to a young person interested in doing
      competitive driving, to go and get an F-one car and go out by
      themselves, could be done in rare cases, but in most it will end in
      > Kitesurfing is the F-one of kite sports.
      > Cya and
      > Goodwinds
      > Steve McCormack
      > www.kitepower.com.au
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: Hung Vu
      > To: ksurfschool@yahoogroups.com ; kitesurf@egroups.com
      > Sent: Tuesday, September 16, 2003 11:12 AM
      > Subject: [ksurfschool] Controversal self-learning matter
      > This is a controversial matter and there will be plenty of flames
      so go
      > ahead ;-)
      > In the early days, all kitesurfers self-learn, there was little
      > Then there are some schools, there's still little accidents.
      > Then suddenly there are a number of intermediate, advance
      > and ther are plenty serious/fatal accidents.
      > It seems like kitesurfing accidents happens more to
      > kitesurfers (the chicken loop probably has some influence here).
      > It is preferable that beginners taking lessons but taking lesson
      may not
      > be mandatory in kitesurfing as those who determine to self-learn
      > probably be more cautious and less accident prone then the others.
      > Hung.
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