Our Approach To Kitesurfing Lessons Ensures Everything Is Covered

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Level 1: Discovery

  • Know the safe wind directions and conditions for kiting
  • Know hazards on Spots
  • Setup training kite
  • Learn the use of safety systems
  • Master the training kite
  • Launch and land the trainer kite

  • Get to know the “Wind Window”
  • Setup 4/5 line kite
  • Preflight check of equipment
  • In flight check of equipment
  • Use international communication signals
  • launch and land kites

  • Control kite hooked into harness
  • Understand the depower system
  • Learn how to use the safety system
  • Fly the kite with depower system

  • Pull quick release
  • Recover bar and kite
  • Self land
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Level 2: Independent

  • Enter and exit the water independently
  • Water re-launch your kite
  • First body drag downwind
  • Maintain correct kite position in window
  • Change position to left to right body dragging
  • Recover kite and bar in water

 

  • Upwind body dragging to recover board
  • Learn power stroke for water start
  • Safety and theory of water start
  • Water start in both directions

  • Ride for 5 metres plus
  • Come to a controlled stop
  • Understand weather forecast, tide and wind conditions

  • Know the right of way rules
  • Know the equipment choices according to weather conditions
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Level 3: Advanced

  • Control riding speed by edging
  • Consistent riding in both directions
  • Upward riding

  • Ride amongst other riders and respect right of way
  • Change direction without stopping
  • Self-rescue and pack-down in water

  • Risk assessment and awereness of riding area
  • Self-launch

  • Know safety rules and theory for jumping
  • Land a basic jump