1 DAY KITESURF COURSE
IKO APPROVED KITESURF COURSE
IKO LEVELS 1 & 2
MAX GROUP SIZE 3:1
3-4.5 HOURS DEPENDANT ON GROUP SIZE
1 Day beginner kitesurf course teaching you all the basics needed to start your kitesurfing journey. Kitesurfing is an incredibly fun sport and this course is the perfect way to get involved. Learn all the basics to fly a kite safely and learn your first powered body-drags.
WHATS COVERED IN THIS COURSE
IKO LEVEL 1 - DISCOVERY
A - S.E.A. Assessment, Carrying and securing a kite on land, Kite set up
B - Safety systems use, Pre-flight checks
C - Launching and landing as an assistant first piloting and explore the wind window, Let go of the bar, Twist and untwist the lines
D - Flying one-handed, Trim discovery, Walking while flying the kite, Launching and landing as a pilot, Wind window theory
E - In flight quick release activation, Self-landing, Equipment packing
IKO LEVEL 2 - INTERMEDIATE
F - Enter and exit the water while controlling the kite, Water relaunch
G - Side body-drag with 2 hands, Body-drag with power strokes on both sides
H - Body-drag upwind, Body-drag with board, Self-rescue and pack down discovery
I - R.O.W Rules introduction, Steady-pull, Water-start
We are very fortunate to have a wide selection of kitesurf beaches available in the local area.
Our home spot is Pevensey Bay and this is where we will try to run the majority of our lessons from, however If the wind direction/wind speed is better at a different beach then we will drive to that location. Therefore we are able to provide you with the best conditions on the day in order to maximise progression!
Our locations include: Pevensey Bay, Bexhill, Cooden Beach, Greatstone
WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING
All kitesurf equipment is included in the cost of the course. Including: Helmet, Kitesurf harness, Buoyancy aid, Kites etc.
We do not provide wetsuits and this is something which you will need to bring with you.
If you don't have a wetsuit you will not be able to take part in the course.
Wetsuits can be purchased:
Online at stores such as Surfdome, The wetsuit outlet, and many more