Kiteboarding lessons – Beginner

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Beginner lessons

The Kite School has identified a series of skills that need to be mastered in order to learn in the fastest and safest way possible.

Land Skills

  1. Theory – The big picture. Understanding the goals, the process, and the terminology. Learn how to choose a location, evaluate wind direction, and understand safe conditions.
  2. Setting up the Equipment – How to handle the kite and lines from set-up to launch.
  3. Pre-Flight Check – What you will need to do before you launch.
  4.  Assisted Launches – Learn to launch and land with an assistant.
  5. Kite Control – Proper methods of using the control bar and flying the kite.
  6. Power Intake – Complete understanding of the wind window.
  7. Use of all safety systems

You are now ready for your First Water Lesson!

Water Skills

  1. During the course, you will improve kite piloting with power
  2. One handed kite piloting, body dragging
  3. Body dragging upwind
  4. Body dragging holding the board
  5. Self rescue
  6. Getting up on the board and riding away
  7. Perfecting your water relaunching techniques
  8. Right of way rules, riding etiquette and more!!!

Intro Course

for people who would just like to try and get an introduction kiteboarding.

The course will provide a complete Land Skills lesson and a basic Water Skills lesson.

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FastTrack Course

Everything you need to know to begin practicing on your own safely afterwards.

The course will provide the skill set needed to become a safe, independent, kiteboarder while avoiding the frustration typical in early stages of learning.
The FastTrack course can be divided over 2 or 3 days. At your preference, the Land Lesson and the first Water Lesson can be scheduled back to back on the same day (schedule permitting).

Suggested schedule:
Day 1: complete Land Lesson (2 hours)
Day 2: first Water Lesson (2 hours)
Day 3: second Water Lesson (2 hours)

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