The most useful way to transition from head-up to head-down flying...
Transition from Sit to Head Down by flipping forward, going 'through' your belly.
Flying Head Down requires a completely new skill set that uses also all the skills of Belly, Back, and Sit flying...
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How to maneuver sideways while Sit Flying
Time to fly at higher wind speeds to learn how to go up and down evenly...
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Demonstrate a controlled transition from a neutral Back Flying position to a neutral Sit fLying position at moderate wind speeds.
Flyers must be able to demonstrate they can fly forward and backward while maintaining a neutral and controlled Sit Flying position throughout.
Demonstrate controlled left and right turns while Sit Flying.
The first skill to learning the “Head-Up” flying orientation.
Time to get upright!
The first horizontal orientation transition is an easy switch from Belly to Back Fly...
In preparation for advanced flying and competing in tunnel competitions, it will be important that you can safely and efficiently enter and exit the flight chamber while Back Flying.
Completing this skill will conclude the basic movements that you will need to progress to more advanced back flying skills.