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U Kite Pro Kiteboarding Classes

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instructor : student

  • Private 1 : 1
  • Semi-Private 1 : 2

3 hours

  • $450
  • $300

6 hours

  • $750
  • $500

9 hours

  • $1050
  • $700

12 hours

  • $1350
  • $900

15 hours

  • $1650
  • $1100

1. Discovery

A

  • Know safe wind directions and conditions for kiting
  • Know hazards on a kitesurfing spot
  • Set up a trainer kite
  • Know the use of safety systems

B

  • 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

C

  • Set up an 4/5-line kite with a full de-power system
  • Pre-flight check equipment and settings
  • In-flight check 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)

D

  • 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 the de-power systems in flight

E

  • Pull quick release and activate leash
  • Recover the bar and kite
  • Self land

2. Intermediate

F

  • Enter and exit the water independently and safely while controlling the kite
  • Water re-launch the kite
  • First body drag downwind
  • Maintain correct kite position in the wind window
  • Change direction to the left and right while body dragging
  • Recover the kite and bar in the water

G

  • Upwind body drag to recover board
  • Upwind body drag to recover board with one hand
  • Enter and exit at the same point while upwind body dragging

H

  • Know the power stroke for a waterstart
  • Know the safety rules and theory for a waterstart
  • Can put the board on the feet and maintain the correct position for waterstart

I

  • Waterstart in both directions and ride a short distance
  • Come to a controlled stop
  • Understand weather forecasts, tidal- and wind effects
  • Determine the wind strength, direction and quality
  • Know equipment set up and choice according to the weather conditions

3. Independent

J

  • Control the riding speed by edging
  • Consistent riding in both directions

K

  • Consistent riding in all directions including upwind
  • Ride amongst others and water users and respect right of way rules

L

  • Change of direction without stopping
  • Self-rescue and full pack-down in the water

M

  • Risk assessment and awareness of the riding area
  • Self launch

N

  • Make a toe side turn
  • Knows the theory and safety rules for jumping
  • Land a basic jump
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