3 Day Course


Course Content 

Day One   (Level 1) is all about getting to know the equipment and learning how to fly a kite, you will also learn about important safety procedures and you should finish the day body-dragging which is huge fun but expect to get a mouth full of water!

Day Two (Level 2) is all about refining the skills learnt on day one and preparing for board starts.   In the latter part of the day you will get the opportunity to have a go at your first board start.

Day Three (Level 2, Continued) first boards starts aiming towards your first run and giving you the confidence to practice independently.


Day 1 – The fundamentals

  • Site assessment and underpinning knowledge
  • Set up and pre flight checks
  • Safety systems/hand signals
  • Basic piloting skills/Wind window
  • Intro to LEI’s
  • Ground handling
  • Set up and Safety systems
  • Launching and landing
  • Figure of eights
  • Sine wave
  • Harness skill
  • Body surfingDown wind
  • Cross wind
  • Water relaunch
  • Shallow water self rescues and pack down drills
  • Theory…Weather /tides

Day 2 – Intermediate Kiteboarder 

  • Body surfing
  • Up wind
  • Pre board position
  • Power stroke
  • Water start theory
  • Introducing the board
  • First Board starts

Independent Kiteboarder

  • Coming up and riding
  • Edging and riding upwind
  • Changing direction
  • Prolonged rides
  • Self launching and Landing
  • Riding with Others
  • Rules of the road

The course will last four to six hours per day. The start times may vary due to tide times, wind conditions and number of students on course.

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