Kitesurfing Lessons

Kitesurfing is a ton of fun however is best enjoyed and safest only after taking proper lessons.  We are certified to teach by the IKO and Fully Insured! The IKO is the largest organization in the world that has been established for the teaching of kitesurfing!

If you are uncertain about committing yourself to kitesurfing but want to get a taste of flying then our Intro Trainer Kite Lesson is the place to start.  If you are set on getting into the water, you will start with our Land Lessons which are then followed by our Water Lessons.

Intro Trainer Kite Lesson (1 hour) 

Trainer kites (foils / power kites) are a ton of fun to fly.  The Intro Trainer Kite Lesson gets the student comfortable with basic flying skills using a two line foil kite.

Some of the key points of the intro trainer kite lesson:

  • Introductions with site assessment
  • Fundamentals of kitesurfing – wind, sea conditions & equipment
  • Trainer kite flying
  • Understanding of Safety Systems

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Kitesurf Land Lesson (2-4 hours)  

Learning to kitesurf starts on land using a two line trainer kite.  This gets the student comfortable with basic flying skills before graduating to a 4 line LEI (leading Edge Inflatable).  Land lessons will run between 2-4 hours depending on the speed at which each student learns.

Some of the key points of the land lesson:

  • Introductions with site assessment
  • Fundamentals of kitesurfing – wind, sea conditions & equipment
  • Trainer kite flying
  • Static flying exercises
  • LEI (leading edge inflatable) rigging
  • Pre Flight Checks
  • Safe launch / land techniques
  • Flying of LEI’s using harnesses
  • Understanding of Safety Systems
  • Body dragging theory on land
  • Self rescue techniques
  • Debrief and hand out

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Kitesurf Water Lesson (2-6 hours)

Once the student has graduated from the land lessons, the fun starts in the water!  Water lessons will run between 6-10 hours depending on the speed at which each student learns.  Water lessons are normally done in 2 -3 hour segments though based upon each individual’s ability to learn and physical condition.

Some of the key points of the water lessons:

  • Own set-up of LEI
  • Pre Flight Checks
  • Safe launch / land techniques
  • Controlled downwind, direction, upwind and balance bodydragging
  • Water Relaunch
  • Self rescue techniques
  • Bodydragging with the board
  • Boardstarts in the water
  • Riding with constant power delivery from the kite
  • Edging the board and controlling speed for upwind riding
  • Own demonstration of deep water safety packdown
  • Debrief and hand outs
Book Your Kitesurf Water Lessons Here!