1. Perth: Kiteboarding Lesson
Kiteboarding is an extreme sport and is 80% kite control with the kite setup, use of the safety systems and launching/landing of the kite being essential! This beginner lesson is run with 2 students and 1 instructor, as you get an advantage seeing what the other student is doing right or wrong, but private tuition for this course if you prefer is also offered. Level 1A • Know safe wind directions and conditions for kiting • Know hazards on a spot • Set up a trainer kite • Know 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 • Know 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 IKO card showing which level you have reached which will allow you to continue your lessons or once at Level 3 you can hire kiteboarding equipment anywhere in the world.