THE INDEPENDENT RIDER COURSE

€540

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BE PREPARED TO GET ADDICTED WITH KITESURFING, THE INDEPENTENT RIDER COURSE WILL GET YOU UP AND RIDING.

This kitesurfing course covers the IKO Level 1, Level 2 and part of Level 3. By choosing the IKO Independent course, our certified instructors will take you, step by step, through all the stages needed not only to be able to practise kitesurfing on your own but to ride upwind as well. The first part of this complete IKO kitesurfing course includes safety rules and skills practise on land before going into the water. Slowly but steady you will experience the full potential of the wind. Setting up the kitesurf equipment, control the kite, body drag and practising the water start are just a few of the stages you will follow with your instructor. During the last part of the course you will be taught how to ride upwind, how to control your speed by edging and many more. This theoretical and practical experience will lead you to become proficient enough to begin practising and riding comfortably on your own.

The Lesson

INFO
• AGE GROUP 12+
• 4-6 DAY COURSE
• 12 HOURS (private) OR 15 HOURS (semi private)
• BASIC SWIMMING SKILLS NEEDED
• NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED
• FOR TOTAL BEGINNERS
IKO LEVEL 1, LEVEL 2, PART OF LEVEL 3
2 HOURS FREE FULL KITE EQUIPMENT RENTAL INCLUDED (after the course completion)


THE COURSE
LEVEL 1
• SPOT, ENVIRONMENT AND ACTIVITY INTRODUCTION
HOLD, CARRY AND SECURE A KITE ON LAND
KITE SET UP
SAFETY SYSTEM USE
PRE-FLIGHT CHECK
LAUNCH AND LAND AS AN ASSISTANT
FLYING THE KITE AND EXPLORE THE WIND WINDOW
LET GO OF THE BAR
TWIST AND UNTWIST THE LINES
FLY THE KITE WITH ONE HAND
• TRIM INTRODUCTION
WALK WHILE FLYING THE KITE
LAUNCH AND LAND AS A PILOT
WIND WINDOW THEORY
INFLIGHT QUICK RELEASE ACTIVATION
SELF LAND
EQUIPMENT PACKING

LEVEL 2
• ENTER AND EXIT THE WATER WHILE CONTROLLING THE KITE
• WATER RELAUNCH
• BODY DRAG WITH 2 HANDS
• BODY DRAG WITH POWER STROKE
• BODY DRAG UPWIND
• BODY DRAG WITH THE BOARD
• SELF RESCUE AND PACK DOWN INTRODUCTION
• RIGHT OF WAY RULES INTRODUCTION
• STEADY PULL
• WATERSTART
• CONTROLLED STOP

LEVEL 3
• CONTROL OF SPEED BY EDGING
• RIDE UPWIND
• SLIDING TRANSITION

Equipment

INCLUDED
• KITE
• BAR
BOARD
HARNESS
FLOATING VEST
HELMET
WETSUIT (needed only from December - April)

Kitesurfing is our passion, therefore Kahuna Surfhouse's IKO certified instructors will get you through the course in a fun and most importantly safe way. Having the opportunity to share the love for kitesurfing with more people is super satisfying. Our team's members are ready to share their knowledge in the best way possible. We value our students and we always make them feel comfortable and safe before, during and after the course. Prepare for an amazing kitesurfing experience in the island of Cyprus with the most amazing and friendly kitesurfing community of Kahuna Surfhouse.

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