Shoalwater Beginner Kiteboarding Lesson - Perth

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Overview

Kiteboarding is an extreme sport and is 80% kite control. The kite setup and knowing how to use the safety systems and be able to launch and land the kite is essential!
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Highlights

  • Small group ensures personal service
  • All necessary equipment included
  • Seasonal Offer
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The beginner lesson is generally run with 2 students and 1 instructor. You will be able to learn together and get an advantage by seeing what the other student is doing right or wrong. Private tuition is also available at an additional cost.

In this lesson you will learn:
Level 1A
  • Recognize safe wind directions and conditions for kiting
  • Identify hazards on a spot
  • Set up a trainer kite
  • Learn 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
  • Identify the wind window
Level 1C
  • Set-up a 4/5 line kite with a full de-power system
  • Pre- flight check equipment and settings
  • In flight check 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
Once you have completed this course you will receive an International Kiteboarding Organization (IKO) card, which will show the experience level you have reached and allow you to continue your lessons. Once at Level 3 you can hire kiteboarding equipment anywhere in the world.

This is the only IKO (International Kiteboarding Organization) school in Perth with 12 years experience. Rest assured you are in safe hands with all our instructors holding Level 3 qualification and having relevant experience.

You will be using Headzone Communication Helmets to speed up your learning process so your instructor is in constant contact with you, plus you are learning at one of the best locations in Western Australia to kiteboard.
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Inclusions for Shoalwater Beginner Kiteboarding Lesson

  • Qualified and IKO (International Kiteboarding Organization) Experienced Instructors

  • All necessary equipment

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Exclusions for Shoalwater Beginner Kiteboarding Lesson

  • Food and drinks

  • Transportation to/from attractions

  • Gratuities (optional)

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Itinerary:

Level 1A
  • Recognize safe wind directions and conditions for kiting
  • Identify hazards on a spot
  • Set up a trainer kite
  • Learn 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
  • Identify the wind window
Level 1C
  • Set-up a 4/5 line kite with a full de-power system
  • Pre-flight check equipment and settings
  • In flight check 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
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Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Minimum age is 13 years

Must be able to swim

Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund

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Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
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