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Day 1&2 Kitesurf Course

This course is aimed at complete beginners or people with some kite handling skills. This is the easiest way to learn to Kitesurf. this kitesurfing course will take you from setting up the kites, learning about emergency packdowns to doing your first boardstarts. We will cover all safety aspects of kite handling so you should be ready to head out and get some gear after your two day course.

 

Price: £190


The two day kitesurfing course is aimed at the complete beginner. The second day course can be split off from the first if you have already completed the course at another UK kitesurfing school. Pleasae read the day one course page for more details.

The day two course is essentially a small recap on the first day course followed by an intro to the board and your first small runs. We start with a few boady drags from day one to get you comfortable with kite handling in the given conditions. We then help you get the board to your feet for your first board starts. We hope to get you up doing very short runs nearer the end of your day two course. The majority of this course is based in the water so we provided 5mm winter wetsuits and wetsuit boots to help keep you warm. Buying a neoprene underlayer is a massive help to keep you warm and toasty if you have chosen to take your kitesurfing course in the colder months. If you want to find out more about the day two kiteboarding course then please call us.

Our Two Day course consists of the following content taken from the IKO website;

Level 1A

  • 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 1B
  • 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 1C
  • 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 1D
  • 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 1E
  • Pull quick release and activate leash
  • Recover the bar and kite
  • Self land

Level 2H

  • 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 2I

  • 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