KITESURF CLASS PLANS

BEGINNER COURSE / CLASS PLAN


What you will learn during your
first Kitesurf lesson of 3Hrs:

  • What kitesurf equipment is needed
  • Spot safety & understanding launching and landing areas
  • Rigging the kite and lines
  • How the Safety systems work & correct control of the kite bar
  • Wind window, power and neutral zones
  • Flying the kite gently with two hands
  • On land relaunch technics
  • Launching and landing the kite with one & two hands
  • Static Control of the kite with one hand
  • Walking and body drag position with one hand
  • Try the safety system in real situation
  • Simulating putting board on the feet along with power movement of the kite.
  • Pack down of the equipment.

SECOND LESSON, BODY-DRAG, 3HRS (6HR COURSE)


What you will learn:

  • Safety on sea, kite position with other kiters
  • Safety distances in the water and on the beach
  • Possible directions of navigation
  • How to go in and out of the water
  • Body drag with one hand for upwind control
  • Understanding & practice relaunching the kite from the water with one hand
  • Introduction to the kite board
  • Handling the board in and out of the water
  • Exercises with the board, controlling the kite at the same time
  • Understanding and trying to place the board on the feet ready for steady pull

THIRD LESSON, EXERCISES WITH THE BOARD IN THE WATER, 3HRS (9HR COURSE)


What you will learn:

  • More understanding of control with one hand on the bar & the other holding the kiteboard
  • Waterstart theory on land , correct movement of the kite to create power
  • Body dragging out, putting the board on the feet while controlling the kite at the same time
  • First Waterstart attempts, steady pull
  • Show to control speed and a controlled stop
  • Standing & having the first rides
  • Riding practice & how to control better the body position & edge control
  • Controlling speed and understanding of how to ride upwind

STARTING TO BECOME AN INDEPENDENT KITEBOARDER, 3HRS (12HR COURSE)


What you will learn:

  • Depending on your ability & your progression curve this next stage is aimed at generally more control over the kite & board whilst riding.
  • Understanding basic pack down technics in the water in case of an emergency
  • General understanding of what you need to know to make you an Independent kiter
  • What equipment is necessary for you to continue in the sport
  • Level assessment & general debriefing of the course to know more about further classes or hire options

IMPROVER TO ADVANCED CLASS PLAN


Improving confidence & riding ability (2 or 3hr Lesson):

  • Have you done a course but feel you are missing experience and confidence??

Then this is the course for you!
We go through local info about the spot, equipment set up & check, converse about all of the skills learnt in your previous course & what you are possible missing. In just a few hours using the latest 2 way radio communication and our high level instructors we will coach you through what your missing to become a more confident and independent kiteboarder!
The lesson will include, Advanced theory, improving body position, kite control, re launch techniques, edging for better upwind performance, controlling speed and stopping along with your first &/or improving your transitions.

TAKE YOURSELF TO THE NEXT LEVEL (2 OR 3HR LESSON)


This is for those who know how to ride up wind well but feel that you are not progressing, or there are a variety of tricks you have always wanted to do but not really sure how to pull it off or wiping out on the landing!!

In just a few hours using the latest 2 way radio communication and our high level instructors we will coach you through what your missing to pull of the trick of your dreams & Take you to the Next Level!!

So what’s the trick that you want to pull this holiday?? Bigger jumps, smoother transitions, grabs, back roll, front roll, air transitions, dark slide, toe side riding/tricks, board off, riding blind, surface pass??

In Wind & Waves
We Trust.