Every pilot starts on the ground… but perhaps we leave too soon! Staying in touch with the ground-handling connection for paragliding is another overlooked tool that can set us up for greater success and an in-depth understanding of how our gliders behave. Ground-handling is essential for each step of progression as it allows us to build base-technique and understanding in a safe, redundant environment, before practicing on the launch, in-flight or during a landing procedure.
Pilots who practice ground-handling have more confidence on take-off, in-flight and during landings, because they have a greater connection and understanding of their wings. When we manage our gliders with ease, we open up more opportunities to learn and fly, allowing for faster progression with more confidence, understanding and safety. Win-win!
TIP EXPERT: Erica Dobie
Roles: Ground-Handling Techniques / Co-Founder of TIP
Profession: Expert in Ground-Handling Techniques and Co-Founder of TIP Clinics / The Independent Pilot, Tandem Paragliding Pilot, Tour Operator and Co-Owner of Fly Nazare Parapente, Wagas Pilot and amateur Film-maker.
Related Clinics: Mind, Body, Technique
Week One 14.10.2017-22.10.2017
Week Two 24.10.2017-01.11.2017
PRICE: 1250 EUR
GROUP SIZE: 6 Places
OPEN TO: Licensed Female Pilots
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