Illustrations of different exercises you will be learning during your kitesurfing lessons.

IMPORTANT NOTICE Please keep in mind that Kite Surfing is an extreme sport with inherent risks. Therefore, taking formal lessons is of utmost importance. Aside from the fact that you will definitely learn the essentials the right way, your instructor will also be able to help you solve problems that may arise as you go through the learning process. Happy Kite Surfing!
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Understanding the Wind Window

The Wind Window is the area in which you will fly the kite. It will be impossible to fly the kite outside this area.

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Hand Signals

Hand Signals to communicate with other water users and maintain order and safety in a Kite Surfing location, kite surfers use several hand signals.

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Rules & Etiquette

As with all other activities, you should be considerate of other people. Observe the rules and safety guidelines to maintain order when kite surfing.

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Piloting the Kite

Kite Surfing entails piloting the kite and maneuvering the board.

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Launching the Kite

Know the different techniques in successfully launching a power kite.

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Launching the Kite Alone

Every kite surfer should have assistance when launching. However, if you dare to try launching alone, observe the necessary measures in order to have a safe launch.

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Landing the Kite

After you have successfully launched your kite and surfed among the waves, it’s now time to return to the beach.

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Water Re-launch

There is always the possibility of crashing into the water even if you have exerted copious amounts of effort not to.

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Depowering

Depowering can be done either by linking the lines to form different knots or by using a strap which affects the tension on the center lines.

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Body Dragging

Kite Surfing without a board underneath your feet is not only possible but immensely popular as well. This technique is called Body Dragging.

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Waterstarting

Waterstarting is all about stabilizing the kite while being attached to a board. A kite surfer should also know the power of the kite and the amount of traction needed to pull him onto the board.

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Steering the Board / Reaching

Reaching or steering the board is a fundamental technique in Kite Surfing.

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Going Upwind

Spare yourself from going continuously back to the beach by learning how to ride upwind. This section covers several helpful tips on how to go upwind.

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Going Downwind

You also need to know how to go downwind or leeward when necessary.

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Balancing the Speed of Kite & Board

While managing the speed of your kite, you also have to manage the speed of your board.

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Follow the steps

Following the right steps will get you to enjoy kitesurfing while assuring safety for you and others.

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