2.5 – 3 Hours

Our Discovery kiteboarding course is where the dream starts! We will teach you kite control and safety and includes 2.5 hours Private or 3 hours group of certified instruction through the International kiteboarding organization (IKO) teaching standards.  After taking this course, you will be proficient in all of the following:

Level 1

  • Know safe wind directions and conditions for kiting
  • Know hazards on the spot
  • setup a training kite
  • Know the use of safety systems
  • Carry and handle the kite properly
  • Learn basic flying skills with a training kite
  • Launch and land the training kite with an assistant
  • twist and untwist the lines while flying the kite
  • Walk and change directions while flying the kite
  • Understanding the wind window
  • Setup a 4 line kite with a full de-power system
  • Pre-flight check equipment and settings
  • In-flight check equipment and settings
  • Using the quick release systems
  • Understand and using hand signals to communicate
  • Launch and land a 4 line kite as an assistant and to an assistant
  • Control the kite hooked into the harness
  • Understanding the de-power system
  • Advanced flying skills with a 4 line kite
  • Show full control of the de-power system in flight
  • Self Land and recover the kite and bar