How to choose your first kite course when you are a beginner? What should you expect from each training session, what exercises should you learn during your progression, and why?
We have written 9 articles in which we introduce you to the most important steps.
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RIDING AND GO UPWIND IN KITESURFING: SOME HINTS FOR YOUR AUTONOMY
You have finally succeeded in making your first ride and feeling that long-awaited feeling of freedom. The goal now is to go upwind and achieve more autonomy. Of course, the progression is not over, but in this stage, you will finally experience the thrill of gliding on the water that you have been waiting [...]
4 KEYS TO A SUCCESSFUL KITESURFING WATERSTART
The watestart and the first tacks are the most awaited moment, right? Everyone who starts kitesurfing aims to get the adrenaline rush of gliding through the water. Not surprisingly, this is the first question I am regularly asked when people book a kiteboarding lesson. The desire is so great that students target the waterstart [...]
THE 3 VARIABLES TO MASTER IN ORDER TO SUCCESSFULLY PUT ON YOUR KITEBOARD
The board is the element that challenges your abilities as a kite “pilot". Why? For the simple reason that you are adding an extra factor that will lead you, whether you like it or not, to no longer put all your focus on the kite as you have done up to now. It's no [...]
2 KEY EXERCISES BEFORE THE WATERSTART IN KITESURFING: MOVING WITHOUT A BOARD AND BODY DRAG
Have you ever wondered why you have to spend so much time walking without a board or being body dragged by a kite before attempting to do a real waterstart in kitesurfing? The answer to both questions is simple: the more you train with simple and potentially boring, but not dangerous, exercises, the more [...]
LAUNCHING AND LANDING A KITE: SOME TIPS TO AVOID ACCIDENTS
Learning to launch and land a kite is perhaps one of the most important skills to master when learning to kitesurf. Not many schools adopt a teaching methodology that spends enough time on this aspect, and the result is sadly manifest on the spots. The next time you go to a spot, I invite [...]
3 STEPS TO CONTROL THE KITE IN A QUADRANT OF THE WIND WINDOW
The wind window in kitesurfing can be divided into two quadrants, the left one between 9 am and 12 pm, and the right one between 12 pm and 3 am. Flying in "one quadrant" is the next step, as soon as you master the traction of the kite and manage the tension of the [...]