KITE LESSONS

IKO COURSES

DURATION

PRICE PER PERSON

Trial Intro 1,5 hours 90€
Specially designed for people who just want to get a taste of kiteboarding, or don’t have enough time to complete a full course.
Tandem approx. 20 min. 90€
Specially designed for people who want to experience kiteboarding but for some reason they cannot do it themselves.
Ask us and find out more about all the fun and the craziest things that is possible to experience with tandem kitesurfing.
Beginner Kiteboarder
Level 1* Semi private (2:1)
4 hours training 250€
Kite set up, safety, basically kite flying, first body drags *
Intermediate Kiteboarder
Level 2* Semi private (2:1)
4 hours training 250€
Powered and up wind body drag, water start, first rides *
Independent Kiteboarder
Level 3* Semi private (2:1)
5 hours training 280€
Riding upwind, switch direction, first jump *
* The IKO levels are analyzed further below.
** Video Tutorial

 

IKO COURSE PACKAGES

DURATION

PRICE PER PERSON

From zero 2 ride Semi private (2:1) 8 hours training 460€
Kiteboarder beginner and intermediate course (IKO ride L1 & L2*)
Ride and Jump Semi private (2:1) 9 hours training 495€
Kiteboarder intermediate and Independent course (IKO L2 & L3*)
From zero 2 pro Semi private (2:1) 13 hours training 665€
Kiteboarder Beginner & Intermediate & Independent course (IKO L1 & L2 & L3*)
* The IKO levels are analyzed further below.
** Video Tutorial

 

 

PRIVATE LESSONS PACKAGES

DURATION

PRICE PER PERSON

Private 1:1  1 hour 110€ p/h
Private 1:1 2-5 hours 100€ p/h
Private 1:1 > 6 hours 90€ p/h
Private 1:1 for Hydrofoil 1 hour 80€
* 1:1 tuition, from total beginner through advanced and tricks coaching.

** Special pricelist for children under the age of 15: Private 1:1 85€ p/hour from the   first hour !!!

 

VIP  PACKAGES

DURATION

PRICE

VIP Private** 1- 3 hour 150€ p/h
VIP Private* >3 hours 130€ p/h
 1:1 tuition, from total beginner through advanced and tricks coaching.

* VIP Private: lessons for all levels, away from the crowded beach, with instructor and power boat or rib boat support +GoPro filming

 

IKO Level Standards

Paros Kite Lessons

Kiteboarder Level 1 – Beginner – on land (2-4 hours)

Level 1A

Know safe wind directions and conditions for kiting
Know hazards on a spot
Set up a trainer kite
Know the use of safety systems

Level 1B

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

Level 1C

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)

Level 1D

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

Level 1E

Pull quick release and activate leash
Recover the bar and kite
Self land

 

Kiteboarder Level 2 – Intermediate – in the water (6-8 hours)

Level 2F

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

Level 2G

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

Level 2H

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

Level 2I

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

 

Kiteboarder Level 3 – Independent

Level 3J

Control the riding speed by edging
Consistent riding in both directions

Level 3K

Consistent riding in all directions including upwind
Ride amongst other riders and water users and respect right of way rules

Level 3L

Change of direction without stopping
Self- rescue and full pack-down in the water

Level 3M

Risk assessment and awareness of the riding area
Self launch

Level 3N

Make a toe side turn
Knows the theory and the safety rules for jumping
Land a basic jump

 

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