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Skills Progression Chart

To start the sport of kiteboarding safely and efficiently the following skills progression chart should be considered. It typically takes two to three lessons or 8-10 instructional hours to become confident with these skills, and another 5-10 days to become proficient.

 

IKO LevelIKO Classification/CoursesSkills Learned
Level 1

Discovery

Ground Course

+ Orientation

+ Wind Theory / Meteorology / Beach Analysis

+ Kiteboarding Wind THeory

+ Equipment Setup

+ Preflight Equipment Check

+ Launching / Landing

+ Kite Control

Level 2

Intermediate

Kiting Course

+ Understand the Power Intake

+ Use of Safety Systems

+ Assisted Landings

+ Simulated Water Expereince

+ Water Relaunch

+ Self Rescue / Self Landing

+ Body Dragging

+ Upwind Body Dragging

+ Board Retrieval with Kite

Level 3

Independent

Riding Course
Advanced Course

+ Board Handling Technique

+ Water Starts

+ Controlling your Speed / Short Runs

+ Going Upwind / Longer Runs

+ Jumping

 

Courses & Pricing

Current Course pricing and packages are listed below. We have several options that can work with most budgets. Sign up for a private lesson, or save some money by bringing a friend!

Level 1: Discovery

Ground Course

+ Group Lesson: $90 / 2hrs

+ Private Lesson: $135 / 2hrs

Level 2: Intermediate

Kiting Course

Individual Lesson: $350 / 3.5hrs

(Add a friend +$100)

Level 3: Independent

Riding Course

Individual Lesson: $100 / hr

(Jetski fee +20 / hr)

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