Costa Rica Lake Arenal - Kite Classes

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Please call upfront or e-mail to make a reservation for kite classes !!!

While kitesurfing is often classed as an extreme sport once you have learned how to safely manage the kite YOU are in control. If you want to push the limits, learn how to boost huge jumps, pull off “kite-loops" or whatever is the coolest new trick, go ahead. But if you want to get a rush simply kiting back and forth with smooth turns or aerial transitions then don’t think twice, go for it! Learning to kite has never been safer.
Once the theory and safety side has been explained on land, with initial practicing of controlling a small flying kite, you progress to body dragging. This is initially done with Student and Instructor attached by means of a leash. When the student is “solo” the instructor accompanies the student on a jet ski. This not only means the student does not have to worry about drifting down-wind, which is a natural progression, but also that the instructor is on hand to ensure timely assistance should the student find his/her self in difficulties or ose his/her board.

>> Part I
Safety: how a kite flies, how to set-up a kite, understanding your safety system, launching and flying a kite on land.
  Kiteclasses flying the kite on land with the instructor
>> Part II
controlling the kite while body dragging, water re-launch, landing the kite while swimming, one handed kite control, up-wind body dragging, board recovery
  Kiteinstructor body dragging with the student
>> Part III
controlling board and kite, feet in straps, water start, first rides
  Costa Rica Kite classes. Kiteinstructor explains controlling the board with feet in the straps