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Beginner Kiteboarder Program US$249

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Discover the wonderful  and exiting sport of Kiteboarding!

Our Kiteboarding programs are designed to help you learn in a safe way while your IKO Instructor respects your rhythm
and takes you through all the steps so you can reach your goals.

Kiteboarder Level 1 on land (1-3 hours)

Level 1.1

  • Know safe wind directions and conditions for kiting
  • Know hazards on a spot
  • Set up a trainer kite
  • Know the use of safety systems

Level 1.2

  • 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 window

Level 1.3

  • Set-up a 4/5 line kite with a full de-power system
  • Pre-flight check of equipment and settings
  • In flight check of equipment and settings
  • Understand and use the international communication signals
  • Launch and land the kite to an assistant and as an assistant (4/5-line de-power kite)

Level 1.4

  • Control the kite hooked into the harness
  • Understand the de-power system and can use the safety systems
  • Advanced flying skills with the de-power kite
  • Show full control of de-power systems in flight

Level 1.5

  • Pull quick release and activate leash
  • Recover the bar and kite
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Intermediate Kiteboarder Program US$249

Become an independent kiteboarder!

Now you will make use of all that flying knowledge you gained in Level 1, here is where the fun starts as you are ready to get into the water. Once you complete this portion of the program you will start riding the board.

Kiteboarder Level 2 in the water (3 hours)

Level 2.1

  • Enter and exit the water independently and safely while controlling the kite
  • Water re-launch the kite
  • First body drag downwind
  • Maintain correct kite position in the wind window
  • Change direction to the left and right while body dragging
  • Recover the kite and bar in the water

Level 2.2

  • 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

Level 2.3

  • 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

Level 2.4

  • Water starts 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
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Intermediate-class

 

Independent Kiteboarder Program US$84/hr

Become an independent kiteboarder!

The independent level is the stage where all those dreams and hard work pay off, as you get to feel the board on your feet! By the end of the section you will be able to start jumping and will truly be an independent rider. Then you are off to explore the world’s different locations, water surfaces and wind strengths!

Kiteboarder Level 3 Hrs depends on the student (1hr US$84)

Level 3.1

  • Control the riding speed by edging
  • Consistent riding in both directions

Level 3.2

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

Level 3.3

  • Change of direction without stopping
  • Self- rescue and full pack-down in the water

Level 3.4

  • Risk assessment and awareness of the riding area
  • Self launch

Level 3.5

  • Make a toe side turn
  • Knows the theory and the safety rules for jumping
  • Land a basic jump
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Advanced Lessons

Independent kiteboarder!

The independent level is the stage where all those dreams and hard work pay off, as you get to feel the board on your feet! By the end of the section you will be able to start jumping and will truly be an independent rider. Then you are off to explore the world’s different locations, water surfaces and wind strengths!


INSTRUCTION TO ANY LEVEL

  • Including all equipment                                    1 hour       US$82


 

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Beginner Kiteboarder Program

Discover the wonderful  and exiting sport of Kiteboarding! Our Kiteboarding programs are designed to help you learn in a safe way while your IKO Instructor respects your rhythm and takes you through all the steps so you can reach your goals. Kiteboarder Level 1 on land (1-3 hours) Level 1.1 Know safe wind directions and […]

Intermediate Kiteboarder Program

Become an independent kiteboarder! Now you will make use of all that flying knowledge you gained in Level 1, here is where the fun starts as you are ready to get into the water. Once you complete this portion of the program you will start riding the board. Kiteboarder Level 2 in the water (3 […]

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Independent Kiteboarder Program

Become an independent kiteboarder! The independent level is the stage where all those dreams and hard work pay off, as you get to feel the board on your feet! By the end of the section you will be able to start jumping and will truly be an independent rider. Then you are off to explore […]