BEGINNERS

BEGINNERS

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    BEGINNERS

    HOW DO BEGINNERS LESSONS WORK?

    A beautiful discovery begins, learn how to harness the wind power, enhance your playtime making yours the riding freedom.

    Experience the kitesurf feeling and reach the balance between you and the elements, wind, ocean and the energy of freedom in your hands.

    Courses are designed to offer you the quickest and more reliable way to learn and improve your skills under safe and friendly conditions.

    The International Kiteboarding Organization sets updated worldwide standards for teaching and learning the Certification is waiting for you.

    • Enjoy safe and easy conditions.

    • Quick learning and progression.

    • International Kiteboarding Organization (IKO) certification after each level.

    • Discover the kitesurf feeling.

    CERTIFICATIONS

    All of our lessons are conducted with a IKO certified kitesurf instructor.

    LEVEL 1: DISCOVER

    The first level is formed by kite control, security systems and equipment setup. First a small trainer kite then a proper 4-lines kite with moderate power on the beach, launching and landing, learning the basics, start to control and harness the kite power.

    IKO STANDARDS LEVEL

    • A-1
    • B-1
    • C-1
    • D-1
    • E-1
    • Know safe wind directions and conditions for kiting
    • Know hazards on a spot
    • Set up a trainer kite
    • Know the use of safety systems
    • Carry and handle the kite properly
    • Have basic flying skills with trainer kite
    • Launch and land the trainer kite with an assistant
    • Twist and untwist the lines while flying the kite
    • Walk and change directions while flying the kite
    • Know the wind windows
    • Set up a 4/5 line kite with a full de-power system
    • Pre-flight check equipment and settings
    • In-flight check equipment and settings
    • Pull quick release and active kite-leash
    • understand and use the international communication signals
    • Launch and land the kite to an assistan and as an assistant – 4/5-line de-power kite
    • Control the kite hooked into the harness
    • Understand the de-power system and can use the safety systems (with 2 and 1 hand)
    • Advanced flying skills with the de-power kite
    • Show full control of de-power systems in flight
    • Self land.
    • Recover the bar and kite.

    LEVEL 2: INTERMEDIATE

    On the second level the student starts with more advanced techniques and more power in the water. Our spots and conditions made learning easy and fast for everyone. At the end of level two the rider is able to make the first waterstarts, getting on the board for few meters.

    IKO STANDARDS LEVEL

    • F-2
    • G-2
    • H-2
    • I-2
    • Enter and exit the water independently and safety while controlling the kite
    • Water re-launch the kite
    • Body drag downwind
    • Maintain correct kite position in the wind window
    • Change direction to the left and right while body dragging
    • Upwind body drag to recover board
    • Upwind body drag holding the board with one hand
    • Enter and exit at the same point while upwind body dragging.
    • Know the power stroke for a water start
    • Know the safety rules and theory for water start
    • Can put the board on the feet and mantain the correct position for water start
    • Water start in both directions and ride a short distance
    • Come to a controlled stop
    • Understand weather forecast, tidal and wind effects
    • Determine the wind strength, direction and quality
    • Know the right of way rules
    • Know the equipment set up and choice according to the weather conditions

    LEVEL 3: INDEPENDENT

    The third level is based on consistent riding and navigation skills, to make the kiteboarder get more familiar with power and speed, get to independency and progress to the first jump.

    IKO STANDARDS LEVEL

    • J-3
    • K-3
    • L-3
    • M-3
    • N-3
    • Control the riding speed by edging
    • Toe side edging
    • Consistent riding in all directions including upwind
    • Ride amongst other riders and water users and respect the right way rules
    • Change of direction without stopping
    • Make a toe side turn
    • Risk assessment and awareness of the riding area
    • Self launch
    • Know the theory and the safety rules for jumping
    • Land a basic jump

    LESSONS PRICES

    • Private Lessons
      • 1 HOUR
        85,00 USDBuy
      • 3 HOURS
        230,00 USDBuy
      • 6 HOURS
        450,00 USDBuy
      • 9 HOURS
        650,00 USDBuy
    • Group (2 pax-1 kite)
      • 1 HOUR
        55,00 USDBuy
      • 3 HOURS
        150,00 USDBuy
      • 6 HOURS
        290,00 USDBuy
      • 9 HOURS
        420,00 USDBuy
    • Private with own equipment
      • PER HOUR
        55,00 USDBuy
      • SUPERVISION 1HR
        35,00 USDBuy

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