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Kitesurfing Lessons

Kiteboarding is the fastest growing sport on the planet.

The sense of freedom, the speed and the ability to move where ever you want at your command make this sport very unique. Kiteboarding and kitesurfing are here to stay…

In order to start kitesurfing you need to take some lessons and when you start feeling comfortable with the kite attached on you, and reach a certain level you can purchase your equipment.

All our knowledge on teaching and our expertise on kitesurfing pass through our lessons to the students , making the process of  learning easy and fun.Our first priority during the lessons is your safety, so we spend a lot of hours trying to make students feel safe practicing kiteboarding.

All of the instructors of kiteboardingschool are IKO (International Kiteboarding Organization) certified and they teach according to IKO standards. Most of them are also certified lifeguards from the Greek authorities.

Learn Kitesurf with Safety

Our first priority during the kite lessons is your safety. We are trying to make you feel comfortable right from the start. All our knowledge on teaching and our expertise on kitesurfing pass through our lessons to the students, making the process of learning easy and fun.

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IKO Lessons

IKO is the world’s leading kiteboarding organization specializing in kiteboard education, promoting safe practices and enhancing the highest standards for the industry. IKO strives to reach the pure excellence in the teaching experience by finding the perfect balance of fun and safety while keeping each kiteboarder’s individuality in mind.

 

A.   S.E.A. (Site, Environment, Activity) Assessment, Holding Carrying and Securing a Kite on Land, Kite set up

B.   Safety Systems Use, Pre-Flight Check

C.   Launching and Landing as an Assistant, First piloting and explore the Wind, Window’s Edge, Let Go of the Bar, Twist and Untwist the Lines

D.   Flying One-Handed, Trim Discovery, Walking While Flying the Kite, Launching and Landing as a Pilot, Wind Window Theory

E.   In flight Quick Release Activation, Self-Landing, Equipment Packing

Prerequisites:
– Be able to swim
– Sign the student waiver form
– Be in good health with no physical restriction.

F.  Enter and Exit the Water While Controlling the Kite, Water Relaunch

G.  Side Body Drag with 2 Hands, Body Drag with Power Stroke on Both Sides

H.  Body Drag Upwind, Body Drag with the Board, Self-Rescue and Pack Down Discovery on Land

I.  R.O.W. Rules Introduction, Steady Pull, Water-Start

 

Prerequisites:
– Complete the discovery course or equivalent level
– Be able to swim
– Sign the student waiver form
– Be in good health with no physical restriction.

J Controlled Stop, Control of Riding Speed by Edging
K Riding Upwind

L Sliding Transitions

M Toe-Side Riding, Toe-Side Turn

N Self-Launching, Self-Rescue and Pack Down in Deep Water

Prerequisites:
– Complete the intermediate course or reach equivalent level
– Be able to swim
– Sign the student waiver form
– Be in good health with no physical restriction.

You are ready to become more advanced and ready to learn more about the art of kiteboarding!

Learn to master riding in all directions as well as basic jumping techniques!
Learn how to help your friends with board recovery!

Your IKO instructor will show various techniques like how to jump with grab, jibe and how to rescue another rider and his board. Theoretical topics will include how to better assess your riding location, kiteboarding safety and more about how to tune your kite.

1 Basic Jump
2 Jibe
3 Jump with Grab
4 Rider Recovery
5 Board Recovery
6 International Kiteboarding Signs and ROW
7 Equipment
8 Weather and Tides
9 Aerodynamics

Prerequisites:
– Complete the independent course or reach equivalent level
– Be able to swim
– Sign the student waiver form
– Be in good health with no physical restrictions

Cape Drepano Kitesurfing Lessons Price List

Private Kitesurfing Lessons

Description Duration Price
Lesson (min. 2 hours)
1 hour
55€
Lesson (boat assistance)
1 hour
75€
IKO Level 1
3 hours
150€
IKO Level 2
3 hours
185€
IKO Level 3
3 hours
205€
Coaching (with your equipment)
2 hours
80€
Foiling lesson
1 hour
80€

Group of 2 Kitesurfing Lessons

Description Duration Price
Group Lesson
2 hours
65€/person
Lesson (boat assistance)
1 hour
45€/person
IKO Level 1
3 hours
130€/person
IKO Level 2
3 hours
130€/person
IKO Level 3
3 hours
180€/person
Coaching (with your equipment)
2 hours
50€/person

Packages of Kitesurfing Lessons

Description Duration Price
Basic (IKO Level 1+2): Reaching the level were you can put the board on your feet and try your first runs
6 hours / 1 theory (2 days)
335€
Basic (IKO level 1+2) group of 2: Reaching the level were you can put the board on your feet and try your first runs
8 hours / 1 theory (2 days)
260€/person
Zero to Hero Private (IKO level 1+2+3) reaching the level where you can ride constantly (boat assistance) in Cape Drepano only
9 hours / 2 theory (3-4 days)
510€
All you can kite program! This package is suitable for people who have done the courses but don’t feel comfy enough on their own.
1 day – 4 hours in the water (rental, guidance, rescue, 1 hour of private lesson)
150€