Shoalwater Beginner Kiteboarding Lesson

Water Sports in Perth
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Tour description

Kiteboarding is an extreme sport and is 80% kite control. The kite setup and knowing how to use the safety systems and be able to launch and land the kite is essential!

The beginner lesson is generally run with 2 students and 1 instructor. You will be able to learn together and get an advantage by seeing what the other student is doing right or wrong. Private tuition is also available at an additional cost.In this lesson you will learn:Level 1A

Recognize safe wind directions and conditions for kiting

Identify hazards on a spot

Set up a trainer kite

Learn the use of safety systems

Level 1B

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

Identify the wind window

Level 1C

Set-up a 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)

Level 1D

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 de-power systems in flight

Level 1E

Pull quick release and activate leash recover the bar and kite self land

Once you have completed this course you will receive an International Kiteboarding Organization (IKO) card, which will show the experience level you have reached and allow you to continue your lessons. Once at Level 3 you can hire kiteboarding equipment anywhere in the world.This is the only IKO (International Kiteboarding Organization) school in Perth with 12 years experience. Rest assured you are in safe hands with all our instructors holding Level 3 qualification and having relevant experience.You will be using Headzone Communication Helmets to speed up your learning process so your instructor is in constant contact with you, plus you are learning at one of the best locations in Western Australia to kiteboard.

What's included

  • Qualified and IKO (International Kiteboarding Organization) Experienced Instructors
  • All necessary equipment

What's not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Gratuities (optional)

Highlights

  • Small group ensures personal service
  • All necessary equipment included
  • Seasonal Offer