Lessons

Kiteboarding is an extreme sport and considered an aviation sport. This is why, high quality lessons with a certified instructor is important.
We create kiteboarders. Many other schools just want to teach you kite playing and take your money. We are serious kiteboarders that give intense lessons to get you riding as fast as possible, while maintaining safety and having fun.

We are an exclusive certified “Cabrinha” School ( worldwide renowned kite brand)

We make kiteboarders with quality standards in a safe environment and friendly ambiance. With a simple lesson plan developed by some of the best kite teachers, we make sure to go step by step to assure a quick and safe progression.

Our lessons are given on Playa Copal, it is a long sandy beach, half-moon shaped with side shore wind, in the middle of the bay without any dangerous obstacles.

A certified instructor is with you at all times. Keeping an eye, correcting errors made while in the water, and providing extra security.

It takes about 6-9 hours to learn kiteboarding. All depends of skills of each and everyone.

-6 hours beginner lesson $270

-9 hours beginner lesson $405

-refresh or up to level course, 2h or 3h at $45/h

all our lesson include all gear and private experienced IKO certified  instructor

we also propose $30 an hour per person in group lesson including all gear (one instructor with 2 students of the same level)

All gear is included in lessons: booties, wetsuit, seat/waist harness, life jacket , helmet, kite, board. It is top of the line Cabrinha and CrazyFly from the latest year. High quality gear is very important in this sport. It is challenging enough without the use of old gear.

Lesson Plan

Land Lesson

Equipment description
Equipment set up
Safety drill simulation.
Wind and location safety awareness
Choosing the right spot and right equipment.
Recognize proper weather conditions

Kite Flying

piloting on land
motor skills
understanding the wind window.

Waterstart Drills

Board control exercises and first power strokes
Stand up while powering the kite
Continuous riding downwind
Edging
Stopping
Accelerating
Slowing down
Edging harder: going upwind

Water Drills

1. Kite Control Drills

Steering left and right
Kite at neutral
Parking the kite
Landing and launching
Water Relaunch
Untwisting the lines

2. Safety Drills

Quick release
Kite recovery
Self-rescue

3. Body Drag Drills

One hand control
Board recovery in deep water
Body dragging upwind and downwind