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Cabarete  Ecole  de  Kitesurf

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Cabarete Republique Dominicaine

LESSONS:

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.

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