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Kitesurfing Courses 2017

 

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£10 per annum (Direct Debit)
  Kitesurfing Beginner Course £100 (5 day)
  Kite-surfing Intermediate Course £50  (2 day)
  Instructor courses £50 - £100
  Accommodation £6 per night
 

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Kitesurfing | Kite Skills | Intermediate |Instructor

Contact the CentreLearn to sail with the best RYA qualified instructors

Jed Cunningham
Centre Manager
Glebe House
Church Road
Thorney Island
Emsworth
Hampshire
PO10 8DS

Mob: 07516 001776
Tel: (Civ): 01243 388315
Mil: 94295 8315
Enquiries: sailarmy@btconnect.com

2017 Full Course Programme

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KITESURFING COURSES 2017

Which course is right for you?

 

Kite Skills (comprising of levels 1 & 2)
Level 1 – Intro to Kite Flying Level 2 – Intro to the board

Intermediate

Duration

5 Days

2 Days

Assumed knowledge

None

Level 1 Parts 1 - 4

Level 2 Parts 1 - 4

Course content

P1 – Basic Kite handling
P2 – Water based flying
P3 – Bring on the power and basic body dragging
P4 -  Directional an upwind body dragging, going the right way, balance body dragging

P1 – Intro to boards and board start technique
P2 – First Board Starts
P3 – First rides including prolonged power delivery
P4 – Independent Kitesurfing – Kitesurfing with others.

Intermediate classes are for kite surfers that are riding
along confidently and now want to master some more
advanced techniques and tricks.
Some examples of what we will cover are: advanced
equipment tuning, upwind and light wind riding
techniques, turning and carve turns, toe-side riding,
pop, first jumps.

Ability after course

Understanding of principals of land and water based site assessment.
Knowledge of the wind window
Able to Rig kites
Understanding of release mechanisms and when to use
Intro to essential communication signals
Recover kite from a single line and re launch techniques
Powering kite up in specific directions
4 x body dragging techniques
One handed flying tech

Able to perform a controlled board start using power generated by the kite (Power stroke)
Completion of initial rides across the wind, developing technique to prolong rides to become an independent kitesurfer

As above

KITE SKILLS COURSES

A course for complete beginners

Course No:

Course Dates:

Duration:

Costs:

Remarks:

KS01/17

1-5 May

5 days

£100

Please book

KS02/17

19-23 Jun

5 days

£100

Please book

KS03/17

3-7 Jul

5 days

£100

Please book

KS04/17

14-18 Aug

5 days

£100

Please book

KS05/17

11-15 Sep

5 days

£100

Please book

KS06/17

9-13 Oct

5 days

£100

Please book

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INTERMEDIATE COURSES

Once you are up and riding this is the course that will get you going up wind and doing more advanced manoeuvres

Course No:

Course Dates:

Duration:

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No courses available

 

 

 

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BKSA KITE SURFING INSTRUCTOR TRAINING

All Kite Surfing Instructor Training Courses (ITC) are run in conjunction by or at BKSA Recognised schools. The instructor tr aining has been structured to be delivered in a modular bases, which means you may build up to your full qualification over a period of time and taking into account prior experience and qualifications. The Instructor award is a 3 year appointment. On completion of the course and relevant action plan met after the course full instructor status is granted.

The instructor is required to teach within a BKSA recognised school.
An instructor can teach up to 4 students with two kites on the water once registered.
An instructor can teach up to and including intermediate levels, equipment tuning, improving technique, riding upwind, transitions and basic jumping.

Eligibility

Valid BKSA membership
Shadow teaching x 10 hours
Riding Competency verified by a BKSA Senior Instructor
RYA Powerboat level 2
Valid RYA First Aid Certificate

KITE SURFING INSTRUCTOR COURSES

 

Course No:

Course Dates:

Duration:

Costs:

Remarks:

KSI01/17

1-5 May

5 day

£100

Please book

KSI02/17

11-15 Sep

5 day

£100

Please book

BKSA SENIOR KITESURFING INSTRUCTOR TRAINING

All Kitesurfing Instructor Training Courses (ITC, s) are run in conjunction by or at BKSA Recognised schools. The instructor training has been structured to be delivered in a modular bases, which means you may build up to your full qualification over a period of time and taking into account prior experience and qualifications. The Senior Instructor (SI) award is a 3 year appointment. On completion of the course and relevant action plan met after the course full SI status is granted.

The Senior Instructor is required to teach within a BKSA recognised school.
A Senior Instructor can teach up to 4 students with two kites on the water once registered. A Senior Instructor can coach advanced techniques.

Eligibility
Valid BKSA membership
Shadow teaching x 12 hours
Riding competency verified by a BKSA Instructor
RYA Powerboat L2
Valid first aid certificate
150 Hours of logged teaching hours as an Instructor in a BKSA recognised school

Minimum 6 months as a valid BKSA instructor

KITESURFING SENIOR INSTRUCTOR COURSES

 

KSI03/17

TBC

2 day

£50

Please contact the centre

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