If you’ve never flown kites before and want to take your time learning the art of kitesurfing , this is the course for you .
Duration : 5 x 2 hr one to one sessions or 5 x 4 hr sessions if booked with a friend , can be non consecutive days if required.
Qualification : Level 1 , parts 1 – 4 and Level 2 parts 1 ,2 and 3 BKSA card
Description : It’s adrenaline filled , and takes you from learning to fly the kite on day one , bodydragging in the water on day two, and your first board rides by day three !! Day four and five are to perfect your riding skills and help you become an independent kitesurfer .
AIM –by the end of day 1 we aim to to help you reach a level where you can :
UNDERSTAND AND RIG UP A KITE
A BASIC UNDERSTANDING OF .H.O.E. – SITE , HAZARDS ,OTHERS AND ENVIRONMENT
DO A SITE ASSESSMENT AND KNOW ABOUT KITE SAFETY FEATURES
UNDERSTAND HOW TO LAUNCH AND LAND KITES
CONTROL KITES USING A BAR AND FLY THEM THROUGH THE WIND WINDOW
FLY A KITE THROUGH THE POWER ZONE AND FEEL THE ADRENALINE RUSH !!
FLY 2 LINE KITES PROGRESSING TO FOUR LINE KITES USING A HARNESS
USE BUDDY COMMUNICATION SIGNALS
AIM –by the end of day 2 we aim to help you reach a level where you can :
SITE ASSESS ,KNOW ABOUT TIDES , HAZARDS AND THE WIND WINDOW
SET UP A KITE AND DO PRE FLIGHT CHECKS
USE LAUNCH AND LAND TECHNIQUES
DO AN EMERGENCY PACK DOWN PROCEDURE
USE WATER SAFETY SIGNALS
BODY DRAG DOWNWIND
BODY DRAG CROSSNWIND
BODY DRAG UPWIND
AIM –by the end of the session we aim to to help you reach a level where you can :
UNDERSTAND WATERSTART THEORY
LOAD AND LAUNCH
COME UP AND RIDE SHORT DISTANCES
UNDERSTAND RIGHTS OF WAY
EDGE THE BOARD WHILE RIDING
Day 4 and 5
Extra board riding sessions , that can include going over any skills you feel you need to work on . These extra days really help build your confidence too.
Next step : Hire or purchase some kit from us at great prices and come and practice in our teaching zone . We also have our unique buddy up programme on whats app for students to practice with other beginners .
We supply all the technical kit needed for the lessons including top of the range 2018 kitesurf kit from F- one and Ozone, really warm winter wetsuits for all our students and use state of the art BB Talkin two way headsets for safe and fast progression.
What to bring day one : , warm clothing , wet weather gear , sturdy footwear , sunglasses , suncream , water and snacks .
What to bring day two – five , 3mm wetsuit boots , sunglasses with a strap , suncream , water and snacks .
Other information : theres ample parking for only £1.50 per day , public toilets and a variety of eateries for snacks and meals within walking distance for spectators .