Stunt: Tip stand (the most basic)

     Tip  Stands require a delicate control over the  tension  in 
the flylines.  Position the kite with the up wind wing tip closer 
to  you  than the other.   (by about 2 feet)  The ground  surface 
should provide some friction.   i.e.  soft sand or  grass.   Pull 
gently  on the up wind wing and control the amount that the other 
wing lifts off the ground by controlling the amount of tension in 
that line.   Your first attempts should be about 50 feet in  from 
one of the edges of the wind window and tilting the nose into the 

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