An introduction to kitesurfing and the fundamentals along with how to fly a small trainer kite, set up and tuning of a kitesurfing rig and body dragging techniques in the water.
The next half course goes onto more advanced body drags and introduces board start theory and practice.
Barka – N.Alhail/Athaibah – Qurayat – Bar Alhakaman
2 Hours training per session, excluding Camp duration if applies.
BurjAlsahwa or Training Location
Comfortable athletic clothing, Sun-protect Cream, Sun glasses.
Camp Gears (If camp applies)
At the end of the lesson, you’ll receive your kiteboarder card and your log book. The instructor will mark off on your card and log book which levels you’ve achieved. If you’re back the next day, the instructor will let you know the plan for the next day and give you some individual exercises to practice before you come back. This is super useful in the future if you decide to come back another day!
Session 1 (2 Hours)
Equipment and safety theory
Kite set-up and kite maintenance
Know the use of the safety systems
Understanding the wind window
Basic kite flying skills
Launch and land the kite
Session 2 (2 Hours)
Site Assessment and advanced kite flying skills
Water re-launch the kite
Self-rescue and deep water pack down
Basic downwind body dragging
Advanced upwind body dragging
Body dragging with board
Session 3 (2 Hours)
Board-work theory and practicing
First water start
Basic riding in both directions
Theory and safety rules
Session 4 (2 Hours)
Practice basic transitions (change of direction)
The right, stylish-body posture becomes second nature