Kiteboarding IKO Classes Description - Cabarete Kiteboarding School - Fun Trips

Friday, December 12, 2014

Kiteboarding IKO Classes Description

Fun trips kiteboarding instructors are all IKO licensed and multilingual, with many years of teaching experience in Cabarete or Montecristi. From complete beginners' lessons to advanced training, we can do it all! 
Book Now to save 15% on Kite Lesson Packages!

Our Rental and School Gear from Slingshot Kiteboarding consists of state-of-the-art boards and kites, provided with the best safety systems.  Storage lockers are also available for rent! 

We've just listed some new and used kites from our 2014/2013 demo fleet, you can save 10-20% on New 2015 Kites & gear if you order with us*

Beginner Lessons: Our training program offers you the most comprehensive lessons you’ll find anywhere!

Step 1 : Kite Flying  2 or 3 hours lesson 

This kitesurfing lesson is the first step to learn to control the kite and stay safe.
All begins by using a beginner trainer kite, which will help you to learn the basics of kite handling. It is important to practice flying the trainer kite until confidently be able to steer the kite in the wind window, control the kite, move it to the right and left, then launch and land the kite appropriately. It is the key for your progression.

Learning Stages :

  • Set up the kite 
  • Determine the wind direction upwind and downwind
  • Fly a small kite on the wind window edge 
  • Fly the small kite in the power zone without crashing it. 
  • Position the kite on request from 9 to 3 o’clock on the wind window edge. 
  • Steer the kite hooked to the harness with one hand.
  •  Position the kite on request from 9 to 3 o’clock on the wind window edge.
    Steer the kite hooked to the harness with one hand.

Step 2 : Body Dragging 2 or 3 hours lesson

Lesson 2 concentrates on water action. This kitesurfing lesson allows you to experience the true power of the kite. This helps to improve your technique, creating a better balance in the water.This will require learning how to steer the kite without using the board.

Learning Stages :

  • Relaunch the kite from the water.
  • Go away from the shore (with side-shore and side-on-shore wind) while body dragging.
  • Perform a downwind course by body dragging and using the power of the kite. 
  • Come back to the shore using the power of the kite..

Step 3 : Water Start - Riding  2 or 3 hours lesson

This day will start with theory on the beach which will enable you to know how to make a safe water start. It is common for most students to struggle with your first water starts but with time, by practicing you will achieve it. Even people with sport experience can sometimes struggle to coordinate all the movements but once you are really involved you will be successful.

Learning Stages :

  • Water start theory 
  • Water start simulation on beach (with the board) 
  • Stand up on the board. 
  • Short rides.

Book Now to save 15% on Kite Lesson group Packages!

  • 6 hours group* instruction :..... 299 usd$......249 usd$ save 15%
  • 6 hours private instructor :...... 360 usd$

*group: 2pers/kite

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