2 Hours Beginner To Advanced Kite Surfing Lesson
Kitesurfing is becoming more and more predominant in the water sports community for its exhilirating and fast pace. Pulled behind a boat, kitesurfers perform aerial flips and technical maneuvers that make it seem as if they are gliding on water. Book a lesson today to immerse yourself in the action packed world of kitesurfing!
Before your kitesurfing lesson begins you will be greeted by your friendly and experienced kitesurfing instructor. After a short briefing on the epuipment and safety precautions involved in the sport, it's time to get hit the water!
We offer four levels of kite surfing lessons and your instructor will place you into one of the following classes depending upon your skill level:
Level One: Ground Control
In this two hour lesson you will learn equipment setup, wind direction, safety systems. Next you will pilot the kite at top of window with short & long lines, then from right to left on edge of the window. You will also learn how to rig a 4 line kite and launching and landing at the edge of the window assisted. Other skills taught during this lesson include piloting in the power zone and untwisting the lines, landing the kite alone and walking to the kite and body dragging.
Level Two: Water Time
During this two hour lesson you will learn how to pilot in the power zone with harness, use of quick release on harness line and piloting with one hand. You will also be taught on-shore self launch, water relaunch and self rescue, reducing power and piloting facing backwards, body dragging upwind, board recovering and positioning of feet and water start and first ride.
Level Three: Board Ride
During this two hour lesson your instructor will teach you the right of way rules, how to ride away from the shore and come back to the shore and edge on the heel and toe side to change the course. You will also learn how to accelerate by edging down and moving the kite, Stop by edging and be able to keep an edge.
Level Four: Getting Lit
In this two hour lesson you will learn how to ride away from the shore and come back at starting point plus how to ride upwind and constantly ride upwind. You will learn how to recover the board by body dragging upwind and how to switch odirection. Your instructor will show you the theoretical approach to jumps and can perform a small jump and land it.
We are an IKO (International Kiteboard Organisation) accredited school and you will provided with a card that records your level and progress for future kite surfing lessons.
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NOTE: Unless otherwise specified, the rates listed are for the 2020 - 2021 season. The 2020 - 2021 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2020 - 31st March 2021. The 2021 - 2022 season rates commence on the 1st April 2021.