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KITESURF LESSONS

KITESURFING LESSON #01 INTRO ON LAND AKA GROUND SCHOOL
What is Kiting?

YOU WILL LEARN:

  • How to fly and control the kite on land, and...
  • The essentials for beginners.
  • The wind window.
  • Theory - with hands-on experience.
  • How and why kites fly.
  • How to generate consistent power.
  • How to maintain steady power as the wind fluctuates.
  • Safe flying practices.
  • About different kite types.

Please note: This is a land-based lesson for beginners. If after this lesson your instrutor thinks you haven't acquired sufficient kite control skills on land to progress to the next kitesurfing lesson "Intro In Water", the instructor will spend extra time with you on the day of your next lesson.

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KITESURFING LESSON #02 INTRO IN WATER
Kitesurfing Intro
YOU WILL LEARN:
  • How to body drag / body surf with kite in air, and...
  • About gear; kites, harnesses, boards, leashes, helmets.
  • How to set it all up.
  • How to do preflight safetey checks.
  • How to safely launch and land the kite in the water.
  • How to to relaunch the kite in the water.
  • About the safety systems, and how to self-rescue.
Please note: This is a water-based lesson for beginners. If after this lesson your instrutor feels you haven't acquired sufficient skills to progress to the next kitesurfing lesson "Board Skills Clinic", the instructor will spend extra time with you on the day of your next lesson.
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KITESURFING LESSON #03 BOARD SKILLS CLINIC
Board Skills Clinic Intro

YOU WILL LEARN:

  • How to ride a board for kitesurfing, and...
  • General board skills.
  • How to get up when you launch your kite.
  • How to transition - when you turn to come back.
If you haven't ever "boarded" (snowboarded, wakeboarded, skateboarded), it can be a lot to take at the same time you are refining your kite skills. We highly recommend those of you without board skills, get out behind the boat or jet ski with us and focus on just riding. Think of the kite as the power source and your board as the steering. Traditional snowboarders for example prefer riding goofy or fakey, kiting requires the ability to do both. Great lightwind training. Great for learning wakeboarding too.
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KITESURFING LESSON #04 KITING / RIDING
Board Skills Clinic Intro

YOU WILL LEARN:

  • How to kitesurf, and ...
  • How to do a water start.
  • Board control.
  • How to edge and stay upwind
  • How to relaunch your kite in deep water with board.

Here’s where you put it all together. You work one-on-one with an instructor. This class focuses on riding and assumes your kite skills are dialed. We most likely will have you do at least one body drag. This class progresses at your speed. Some students may only need an hour, others may want assistence for the first 3-4 hours. We will supply the gear for these classes, though you may want to purchase your gear prior to this class so that you can get familiar with it, with our assistence.

When on the water, we’re with you the whole way. We follow you on jet ski, coaching you through your radio equipped helmet. No other program offers this much on-the-water assistance. Why pay for instruction when you can’t hear the instructor? We’re with you, all the way out and back. We’ll take you from tense, and uncertain, to comfortable, controlled and confident.

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