The KITES Method Book takes riders step by step through a quick and safe way to learn and teach. In the KITES Method riders start at the kite, without bar or lines and learn how to capture the center of energy and they learn the Upwind Board Drag. The use of the board as a planing surface allows riders to travel upwind long before they ever waterstart. In the process, they learn the secrets of kite handling. The book also details expert action.