Kiteboarding Intensive course is designed to take you from completly beginner to make the first meters on the board.Please notice that this course is designed for students that don't have enough time to cover the three levels of IKO but they want to have a fast but comprehensive overview of Kiteboarding.
In this course you are going to start from the basics up to how you launch and land your kite
Know safe wind directions and conditions for kiting
Know hazards on a spot
Set up a trainer kite
Know the use of safety systems
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
Set-up a 4/5 line kite with a full de-power system
Pre-flight check of equipment and settings
In flight check of 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)
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
Pull quick release and activate leash
Recover the bar and kite
In this course we are going to introduce you to the body tracking technics,water relaunch and last but not least you are going to do the frst meters on the boards
Enter and exit the water independently and safely while controlling the kite
Water re-launch the kite
First body drag downwind
Maintain correct kite position in the wind window
Change direction to the left and right while body dragging
Recover the kite and bar in the water
Upwind body drag to recover board
Upwind body drag holding the board with one hand
Enter and exit at the same point while upwind body dragging
Know the power stroke for a water start
Know the safety rules and theory for water start
Can put the board on the feet and maintain the correct position for water start
Water starts in both directions and ride a short distance
Come to a controlled stop
Understand weather forecast, tidal- and wind effects
Determine the wind strength, direction and quality
Know the right of way rules
Know equipment set up and choice according to the weather conditions
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Lefkadi Kitepark is the best organized Kiteboarding destination on mainland. The ideal wind conditions and the cozy environment make Kitepark the perfect place for both relaxing and practicing kiteboarding. The side shore thermal wind that blows almost daily from March till the end of September combined with a designated swallow and uncrowded area for our students will keep you safe and focused on learning.
In 2008 and 2009 we organized the two biggest national kiteboarding and extreme sports events in Greece gathering athletes and artists from Greece and abroad and in 2011 we proudly work with Global Kiter Foundation organizing the first charity Kiteboarding event in Greece
We use the latest equipment from Wainman Hawaii, specifically designed to keep you safe and give you the ultimate learning experience.
All our instructors are IKO approved and with years of experience on Kiteboarding.We contuct L1,L2 and L3 of IKO as well as custom design training programs, boat training and advanced training.
Our experience with kids made us capable to create "KITEKID" a specifically designed training program for kids under 14 years which will make your child an independent and responsible kiteboarder.
Since 2009 we distribute Shinn kiteboards in Greece and the most recent additions to our products range are Wainman Hawaii,C-Skins wetsuits and ION apparel.
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