Check out this thread on fksa.org  The “Kite Rite” Tower developed by Captain Ty Luckett offers daily lessons.Learn basic board skills, Back Rolls, Railys or just test your new board. Riders leaving this lesson will know how to ride toe side and heel side even before flying a kite. The “Kite Rite” Tower offers a variety of benefits and pulls the rider out of the water at a 45 degree angle just as the kite will. The rider becomes quickly comfortable with edging and proper foot pressure which are necessities for kiteboarding success. The pole allows you the time to practice moves and develop skills without violently wiping out (most of the time,) to work on timing, force of motion, etc.