Do you need to be strong to kite?
It is a common misconception that you need strength to kitesurf. Mastering a kite takes skill and technique, not muscle.
Isn’t it dangerous?
Kitesurfing, like any extreme sport, is a bit risky. However, with proper and professional instruction throughout the course, risk of danger is greatly minimised.
How long does it take to learn?
In general, it takes about 8 hours to learn. This is done over 2 days, depending on the wind of course. Everyone is different in terms of learning speed; sometimes people need a few less or a few extra hours to get up and riding independently.
We customise each course to the individual’s needs.
I’ve done windsurfing/wakeboarding/sailing before. Does this help me learn kitesurfing?
Windsurfers have an understanding of the wind, but more often than not they struggle with kite control because we do the opposite movements in kitesurfing (pushing the bar rather than pulling). Previous Wakboarding and snowboarding experience helps a lot with the board work. Sailing skills really come in handy for mastering control of the kite.
Isn’t it really hard?
Anything can be hard if you’re not given proper lessons. We provide the best instruction throughout the course, to make sure each student is comfortable, safe and having fun.
I’m too old…!
Kitesurfing is for all ages!!! It's often thought by many that learning to kitesurf is only for the young and able. This is simply NOT TRUE! We've taught all ages, from 9 up to 75 years.
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