What you will learn

Course Breakdown

Scroll down and read a detailed breakdown of the steps towards your independence.

Have you always wanted to ge tinto kitesurfing or want to do something extreme in your life.

Level 1

DISCOVERY

S.E.A. (Site, Environment, Activity) Assessment
Holding, Carrying and Securing a Kite on Land
Kite set up

Safety Systems Use
Pre-Flight Check

Launching and Landing as an Assistant
First piloting and explore the Wind Window’s Edge
Let Go of the Bar
Twist and Untwist the Lines

Flying One-Handed
Trim Discovery
Walking While Flying the Kite
Launching and Landing as a Pilot
Wind Window Theory

In flight Quick Release Activation
Self-Landing
Equipment Packing

Level 2

INTERMEDIATE

Enter and exit the water independently and safety while controlling the kiteWater 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
Self- rescue and full pack-down in deep water

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 maintain 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 equipment set up and choice according to the weather conditions

Level 3

INDEPENDENT

Control the riding speed by edging
Toeside edging

Consistent riding in all directions including upwind
Ride amongst other riders and water users and respect the right of way rules

Change of direction without stopping
Make a toe side turn

Risk assessment and awereness of the riding area
Self launch

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

The two day beginner course is recommended for those who want to give kitesurfing a real chance.

If you would like to continue and learn more how to improve your flying skills and become a fully independent rider book more lessons

After two days you will most likely be able to get up on the board and ride a short distance. This course teaches you all the necessary safety procedures and you will have lots of fun while experiencing the power of the wind!