I'm right handed, but I'm more co-ordinated with both handles in my right, so thats where they go and the pull (and catch) happens with my left. I then swap hands and throw with my right again.
I know I know ....
3 choices - Live with it, learn to throw left handed or learn to hold both handles in my left
We all missed an obvious additional choice that I did today entirely out of reflex for no apparent reason that works REALLY well. I don't know what triggered it, but as per usual the handles went to my right hand, I reached out and pulled with my left and without thinking, something happened and I caught the kite in my right hand and the handles were in my left.
For whatever reason I had swapped the handles to my other hand between the pull and the catch !!!!
Rather puzzled and amused at what just happened, I thought about it for a second and realised that on the 20' lines I was on I did that with no rush or issues so I figured it must be repeatable. Threw the kite back out, flew it around and decided to try the swap intentionally this time. It worked without any problem
Time for the ultimate test...
I called my girlfriend over and proceeded to show her what I normally did (I got the 'I know this' look) followed by what I just discovered ... and again it was repeatable with no rush or stress. I figure if you can repeat something with someone watching you without any rush, then it's a perfectly fine skill that will stand up to repeated use.
While I know I should also practice my catch the 'right' way around, I now have a perfectly functional method for doing it the 'wrong' way and not having to finger fiddle with it after the catch. I thought that may be useful to anyone learning the skill who, like me, finds themselves more comfortable with both hands in their right hand for the pull.