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(917) 697-3979

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7400 SHORE FRONT PARKWAY, ARVERNE, NY 11692

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Classes Available

We certify our students and riders with the IKO Level card

BEGINNER KITEBOARDING LESSONS

Here is a guide to your course.  Please note that everyone progresses at different rates. Our main goal is for you to become an independent kiteboarder who is confident and safe.

LAND 2 HOUR COURSE

Private Lesson - $200 - 1 Instructor / 1 Kiter

Group Lesson  - $150 - 1 Instructor / 2 Kiters (Maximum 3 Kiters) Sharing 1 Kite, per person

Goal
 

  • Location Analysis

  • Wind Effects, direction and speed

  • The Wind Window

  • Setup and Flying trainer kite (2 or 3 M Trainer Kite)

  • Emergency Release

  • Basic Kite Control Skills and Signs

  • Launching and landing the kite from the beach

  • Imitation Water Start on the beach


What To Bring For Land Lesson:

Sunglasses, sun BLOCK cream, comfortable sneakers or sandals inevitable on the beach. 

WATER COURSE LEVEL 1

Private Lesson - 2 Hour course $500 1 Instructor / 1 Kiter

Group Lesson - 3 Hour course $450 1 Instructor / 2 Kiters (Max 3 Kiters) Sharing 1 Kite, per person.

Goal

  • Set Up and learn to Fly an Inflatable kite

  • First Body Drag and Self Rescue

  • Body Dragging Down wind

  • Directional body dragging

  • Directional body dragging using the board as a keel

  • Handling the board while holding the kite

  • Retrieving the board from upwind using directional body dragging

What To Bring:

We provide all gear you will be using during the course. If you are coming at a time other than summer, make sure to bring a wetsuit, booties and gloves. During summer months, a short or long sleeve top, neoprene vest (optional), a surf shorts (summer wetsuit) and sun BLOCK cream will be enough. If you use sunglasses make sure they have straps; if the straps have something (foam etc) to make glasses float, then it is better. Other than the above water, flip-flops, towels are inevitable on the beach.

WATER COURSE LEVEL 2

Private Lesson - 2 Hour course $500 1 Instructor / 1 Kiter

Group Lesson - 3 Hour course $450 1 Instructor / 2 Kiters (Max 3 Kiters) Sharing 1 Kite, per person

Goal

  • Using figure of 8 to generate power to get on the board

  • First water start

  • Riding downwind

  • Riding up wind while maintaining an edge

  • Riding in both directions

  • Beginning Transitions

What To Bring:

We provide all gear you will be using during the course. If you are coming at a time other than summer, make sure to bring a wetsuit, booties and gloves. During summer months, a short or long sleeve top, neoprene vest (optional), a surf shorts (summer wetsuit) and sun BLOCK cream will be enough. If you use sunglasses make sure they have straps; if the straps have something (foam etc) to make glasses float, then it is better. Other than the above water, flip-flops, towels are inevitable on the beach.

WATER COURSE LEVEL 3

Private Lesson - 2 Hour course $500 1 Instructor / 1 Kiter

Group Lesson - 3 Hour course $450 1 Instructor / 2 Kiters (Max 3 Kiters) Sharing 1 Kite, per person

 

Goal

  • Safety and Self Rescue

  • Self-Launching / Landing

  • Jumps

  • Toe side

  • Complete Independence

What To Bring:

We provide all gear you will be using during the course. If you are coming at a time other than summer, make sure to bring a wetsuit, booties and gloves. During summer months, a short or long sleeve top, neoprene vest (optional), a surf shorts (summer wetsuit) and sun BLOCK cream will be enough. If you use sunglasses make sure they have straps; if the straps have something (foam etc) to make glasses float, then it is better. Other than the above water, flip-flops, towels are inevitable on the beach.

PACKAGES

Private Package
 

“From Zero To Hero”

10 Hour Course $ Call for inquiries


“From Zero To Hero”

12 Hour Course $ Call for inquiries

 

SUPERVISED SESSION

Supervised time on the water for inexperienced rides. Upwind, transitions, basic jumps correction. 

Gear not included - Riders have their own equipment.


 

$150 Per Hour, Minimum 1 hour - 1 Instructor / 1 Kiter

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