Essential Kite Boarding Knowledge & SkillsKite Surfing is one of the newest and most exciting water sports in the world and can bring many years of exhilaration and fun to anyone willing to learn.
However, like any “extreme sport” there are some risks involved while learning and practising Kite Surfing. That’s why Jon Dodds our in-house IKO Examiner and Training Master has personally devised The Kite Club Steps.
The Kite Club Steps ensure students have the Essential Knowledge and the Essential Skills needed to practice Kite Surfing safely during their lessons and after they leave the School. These steps also cover all the IKO Standards letting your IKO Instructor certify you with the IKO Kite Boarders Card.
Every Kite Surfer’s first priority should be their personal safety and the safety of the people around them. Therefore, please listen carefully to all that your Instructor says, and give proper consideration to all the Essential Skills and Knowledge you’ll need to become a ripping Kite Surfer!
|Lessons||Essential Knowledge||Essential Skills|
|Step 1 Kite Flying & Safety|
|Step 2 Body Dragging & Water Safety|
|Step 3 Up and Riding on the Board|
|Step 4 Power Control, Up Wind & Independent Riding|
|One Hour Essential Knowledge||Any Aspect of Kite Surfing you may need to know. Includes: ||N/A|
|One Hour Essential Skills||N/A||Extra Skills you may need to practice Either from steps 1,2,3,4 or any advanced training. Includes: |
|Supervision & Equipment Rental|
Some people may need a bit more time to practice until they’re ready to move onto the next step. (especially between steps 3-4)
Your Instructor will advise you if you need to Practice with the Equipment under Supervision. When you’re ready you may resume your training and move onto the next step.
Please note: The amount of time spent on each level depends upon your own abilities and are estimations only. More or less time may be spent according to your Instructors advice.
Prices are per person and include all Kiteboarding Equipment, Instructors and Assistants. Price also includes Equipment, Personal Injury and Third Person Liability Insurance.