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Kite Level-1

Discovery

This is the best way to discover Kiteboarding. The first steps of setting up an flying a kite with trainer lines. You will learn all the flying skills you need. You will also learn about weather, wind effects, safety and how important it is to your enjoyment of the sport.

No experience necessary: You must be able to swim and be at least 14 years old.

You will learn and master the following steps in the Level-1 Discovery course. The approximate time for the Course is 2.5 hours. A maximum of 2 students per Level-1 course.

 

LEVEL-1A

  1. Know safe wind directions and conditions for kiting
  2. Know hazards at a kiting location
  3. Set up a Trainer Kite
  4. Know the use of safety systems
  5. Carry and handle the kite properly

LEVEL-1B

  1. Have basic flying skills with a trainer kite
  2. Know hazards at a kiting location
  3. Twist and untwist the lines while flying the kite
  4. Walk and change directions while flying the kite
  5. Know the wind window

LEVEL-1C

  1. Set-up a 4/5 line kite with a full de-power system
  2. Pre-flight check equipment and setting
  3. In-flight check equipment and settings
  4. Pull quick release and active leash
  5. Understand and use the international communication signals
  6. launch and land the kite to an assistant and as an assistant

LEVEL-1D

  1. Control the kite hooked into the harness
  2. Understand the de-power system and can use safety systems
  3. Advanced flying skills with the de-power kite
  4. Show full control of de-power systems in flight

LEVEL-1E

  1. Self-land
  2. Recover the bar and kite

Cost: $399/2.5hours