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With The Prorider Team

The kite-school program follows the IKO ® standards of training:

Note!

The duration of course is approximate depending on the student’s knowledge, the weather conditions during the course, but also the spot configuration – flat, shallow, waves etc. So keep calm and let it happen!

 

Discovery kiter

Intermediate kiter

Independent kiter

Advanced kiter

 

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

Minimum Age
12 years12 years12 years12 years
Minimum Weight
20 kg20 kg20 kg20 kg
Swim level
Minimum / none
Minimum / none
Minimum / none
Minimum / none
Duration of course
1-2h2-4h6-8h10-12h
Certification level

L 1A

L 2F

L 3J

L 4

Skills acquisition:

Acknowledgement of the environment Where is the wind coming from?

Assessment holding (wind orientation);

Carrying a kite;

Securing a kite;

Kite set up on land and presentation of safety systems;

1st approach with a trainer kite

Enter & exit the water while controlling the kite;

Water re-launch;

Self-rescue theory approach

Control riding speed by edging with the board;

Maintaining course direction;

Controlled stop;

Basic jump;

Jibe;

Jump with grab;

Rider recovery;

Board recovery;

International kite-boarding signs & R-O-W;

Equipment;

Weather & tides;

Aerodynamics

Certification level

L 1B

L 2G

L 3K

 
Skills acquisition:

Pre-flight check;

Wind window;

Basic flying skill;

Safety system use

Side body-drag with 2 hands;

Body-drag with power-stroke on both sides;

Riding upwind;

R-O-W – rules practices

 
Certification level

L 1C

L 2H

L 3L

 
Skills acquisition:

International kite boarding signs;

Launching & landing as an assistant;

Explore the wind window’s edge;

Let go of the bar!

Twist & untwist the lines

Body-drag upwind;

Body-drag with the board;

Board recovery;

Self-rescue exercise & pack down discovery

Switching directions;

Sliding transitions

 
Certification level

L 1D

L 2I

L 3M

 
Skills acquisition:

Flying with 1hand;

Trim discovery;

Walking & flying the kite;

Launching & landing the kite

Right-Of-Way rules introduction;

Steady-pull exercise;

Kite piloting for water-start;

Body-positioning for water-start

Toe-side riding;

Toe-side turn

 
Certification level

L 1E

 

L 3N

 
Skills acquisition:

In flight quick release activation;

Self-landing;

Equipment packing and maintenance

 

Self-launching theory;

Self-launching exercise;

Self-rescue exercise & pack-down in deep water

 

Our kiteschool is opened all year long

The Prorider Kite-School offers kite-lessons with professional instructor accredited from the International Kite-boarding Organization (IKO) and the Turkish Sailing Federation (TYF) for Turkey.

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