IKO Level 1

Basic Kitesurfing Lesson Sussex

IKO day 1 - elementary kite skills

Basic Kitesurfing – IKO Level 1 £80

Learn Basic kitesurfing lessons in Sussex from IKO qualified kitesurf instructor Chris Miles of Brighton Kitesurfing School. You can take level 1, 2 and 3 IKO kitesurfing lessons and individulal 1 to 1 kitesurf tuition that can be booked online easily.

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International Kitesurfing Organisation (IKO) Level 1 Discovery Lesson

Duration: 3 hours

kitesurfing Lessons Sussex –

Basic kitesurfing Lessons Sussex is for clients in the Brighton, Kent and London areas. This Basic Kitesurfing lesson is designed to give you some experience of flying small stunt kites and water kites on land -learning about safety, set up and control of the kites through the wind zone. The first half of day one of your kitesurfing lesson includes the previous Power Kite module followed by the introduction of larger 4 and 5 line kites used on the water which have different safety and power systems. You will learn how they are set up and practise the same kiteboarding control and steering techniques that you have learnt to use with the smaller kite whilst demonstrating knowledge of safe site assessment and showing appropriate competence within the wind window.

What you will learn:

  • Site Assessment-weather forecast, wind, tide and possible hazards.
  • Wind window theory
  • Buddy communication
  • Set up of equipment and powerkite
  • Safety systems and release for powerkite
  • Flying skills,steering and control
  • Launch and land practice
  • Twist and untwist lines whilst flying
  • Walking with the kite
  • Kite set up and handling for 4/5 line kites
  • Pre flight checks
  • Quick release inspection
  • Safe launch and landing technique
  • Power adjustment and flight checks
  • Kite control and depower familiarity
  • Self- landing