Thermaling can be one of the most frustrating things for a new pilot.
Understanding the way air works will help you stay in the air longer.
The most important thing you need to know is how to study the weather. Where do you look for the details you need so that you don't leave the house and not have a great flight.
Over the years you will learn a little every day as long as you have your eyes open. Getting good at this sport is not an accident. Enjoy this video.