Intermediate / Level 2 - 2hr
- Duration: 120 Minutes (approx.)
- Location: Safety Bay, WA
- Product code: PAOILR
Make use of all that flying knowledge you gained in Level 1, but make sure you wear a flotation vest, and get your helmet communication on because in this level you are ready to get in the water. Once you complete this portion of the program you will start riding the board.
Kiteboarder Level 2 in the water:-
*Enter and exit the water independently and safely while controlling the kite *Water re-launch the kite *First body drag downwind *Maintain correct kite position in the wind window *Change direction to the left and right while body dragging *Recover the kite and bar in the water
*Upwind body drag to recover board *Upwind body drag holding the board with one hand *Enter and exit at the same point while upwind body dragging
*Know the power stroke for a water start *Know the safety rules and theory for water start *Can put the board on the feet and maintain the correct position for water start
*Water starts in both directions and ride a short distance *Come to a controlled stop *Understand weather forecast, tidal- and wind effects *Determine the wind strength, direction and quality *Know the right of way rules *Know equipment set up and choice according to the weather conditions
WHY CHOOSE US?
We are an IKO (International Kiteboarding
Association) and Kiteboarding Austrralia authorized kite school, with
all of our Instructors holding this qualification and all have relevant
experience before we accept them to teach at our school. We have been
running lessons at Safety Bay / Shoalwater since 1999 and believe you
will get more from your lessons with us!
We use helmet
communication systems to speed up your learning process so your
Instructor is in constant contact with you PLUS you are learning at the
best location to kiteboard (crystal clear water, large sandy beach areas
with waist deep sandbars to get you started - this really is the BEST
LOCATION IN THE WORLD).
For more assistance please contact us.
What to Bring - a towel, bathers/boardshorts, wetsuit if you have one, and sunscreen are recommended.