Sports:
Kiteboarding/Kitesurfing
Links:
,

INFORMATION

Kiteboarding Cyprus offers kitesurfing lessons and it’s based in Limassol. Most of days the lessons are taking place on Paramali beach and some days on Akrotiri beach, always depending on the wind. Paramali beach is situated in the middle of Pafos and Limassol, making it convenient for residents of both cities to attend the classes easily. Both beaches are ideal for kitesurfing lessons and riding. The combination of warm climate and ideal beaches make Cyprus a superb spot!

"Kiteboarding Cyprus 3"

Our qualified instructors can train from beginners to advance riders who just need that extra boost that will lead them to perfection. We strictly follow IKO guidelines and our school uses the latest kitesurfing equipment called Airush which are proven to be the best for 2015. The lessons can be either individual or in a group, group lessons meaning 2-3 max students per instructor. Our school has 3 well-trained instructors ready to help you through this amazing process of kitesurfing in Cyprus.

"Kiteboarding Cyprus 14"

After completing the course all students receive an IKO certification card, enabling them to rent equipment in other kitesurfing spots all around the world. Usually students attend IKO Level 1+2 and after some training period they can also attend Level 3.


Kiteboarder Level 1 On Land (2-4 hrs), Limassol
/ Cyprus, Limassol

The Discovery Level is where the dream starts! After taking this course, you will be proficient in all of the following.

  • LEVEL 1A

Identifying safe wind directions and conditions for kiting
Discerning the hazards of a spot
Setting up a trainer kite
Knowing how to use the safety systems
Carry and handle the kite properly

  • LEVEL 1B

Learning basic flying skills with trainer kite
Launching & landing the trainer kite with an assistant
Twisting and untwisting the lines while flying the kite
Walking & changing directions while flying the kite
Identifying and using the wind window

  • LEVEL 1C

Setting-up a 4/5 line kite with a full de-power system
Pre-flight checking of equipment and settings
In flight checking of equipment and settings
Pulling the quick release and activating the kite leash
Understanding and using the international communication signals
Launching and landing the kite to an assistant and as an assistant (4/5-line de-power kite)

  • LEVEL 1D

Controlling the kite hooked into the harness (using both hands and one hand)
Understanding the de-power system and the use of the safety systems
Learning advanced flying skills with the de-power kite
Showing full control of de-power systems in flight

  • LEVEL 1E

Self-landing
Recovering the bar and kite

4 days 2 hours per day, 8 hours total 400€

+ More
400
Rental 75€ per day / For tailored lessons 50€ per hour
REQUEST
Kiteboarder Level 2 In the Water (6-8 hrs), Limassol
/ Cyprus, Limassol

After taking this course, you will be proficient in all of the following.

  • LEVEL 2F

Enter and exit the water independently and safely while controlling the kite
Water re-launch the kite
Body drag downwind
Maintain correct kite position in the wind window
Change direction to the left and right while body dragging
Self-rescue and full pack-down in deep water

  • LEVEL 2G

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

  • LEVEL 2H

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

  • LEVEL 2I

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

4 days 2 hours per day, 8 hours total 400€

+ More
400
Rental 75€ per day / For tailored lessons 50€ per hour
REQUEST
Kiteboarder Level 3 – The Independent Level, Limassol
/ Cyprus, Limassol

Students learn to ride by themselves and become proficient in all of the following.

  • LEVEL 3J

Controlling the riding speed by edging
Toeside edging

  • LEVEL 3K

Consistently riding in all directions including upwind
Riding amongst other riders and water users and respect “Right of Way” rules

  • LEVEL 3L

Changing of direction without stopping
Make a toe side turn

  • LEVEL 3M

Making risk assessment and becoming aware of the riding area
Self-launching

  • LEVEL 3N

Knowing the theory and the safety rules for jumping.
Landing a basic jump

4 days 2 hours per day, 8 hours total 400€

+ More
400
Rental 75€ per day / For tailored lessons 50€ per hour
REQUEST