KITEBOARDING LESSONS

Kiteboarding Lessons

Playa Boardsports offers kiteboarding lessons for all abilities — from complete beginner courses to advanced coaching with our professional and certified instructors.

Each course is modeled after strict IKO (international kiteboard organization) standards. Fun, progress and safety are our main concerns.

We provide new Cabrinha kiteboarding equipment for all our lessons and an IKO kiteboarding level card to all our students.

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  1. Discovery Kiteboarding Lessons:

A Discovery Kiteboarding Lesson will teach you everything related to kiteboarding /wind theory. You will become familiar with all kite equipment, kite set-up, location assessment, general kiteboarding rules and safety review of the kite control /safety components and techniques.

  • Safety and rigging.
  • Basic piloting and general kiteboarding/kitesurfing rules and procedures.
  • 1 hour of wind, kiteboarding theory, and kite flying practice.

Price: 85 USD — 1 hour

  1. Intro to Kiteboarding Lessons: 3 hours -1 day

During the Intro to Kiteboarding lesson you will be provided a complete introductory lesson for understanding wind and weather theory, plus location assessment. You will also learn about different kite equipment, kiteboarding set-up snd safety techniques, launching and landing techniques, basic piloting, security devices, advanced piloting skills, body dragging, kite recovery/ relaunch and self rescue procedure.

  • 1 hour of wind, kiteboarding theory, and kite flying practice.
  • 1 hour of kite control, power management, and kite piloting.
  • 1 hour of kite piloting, body drags, water relaunch, rescue.

Price: Private lessons 250 USD — 3 hours (1 day), 1, price per person
       Group lessons 195 USD — 3 hours (1 day), 2 people/ price per person

  1. Complete Package Kiteboarding:6 hours-2 days

This six hour course will teach you everything you need to know to be able to practice as independent kiteboarder and/ or get you ready for assistance lessons.

After six hours, you will learn everything from zero to kiteboarding hero and you will be able to practice confidently acquiring your first rides both ways and start working on your upwind riding ability.

  • 2 hours of wind, kiteboarding theory, and kite flying practice.
  • 1 hour of kite control, power management, and kite piloting.
  • 3 hours training, body dragging, water start, water relaunch, rescue.

Price: Private lessons 470 USD — 6 hours (2 days), 1, price per person
       Group lessons 375 USD — 6 hours (2 days), 2 people/ price per person

  1. Full Kiteboarding Camp: 9 hours-3 days

Playa Boardsports Full Kiteboarding Camp is the most extensive package covering everything from Kiteboarding discovery to upwind riding; this is a combination of the first three packages. You will acquire skills to become  an independent rider. You will work on your upwind abilities and start performing your first transitions/ jumps.

  • 1 hour of wind, kiteboarding theory and kite flying practice.
  • 3 hours of kite control, power management and kite piloting.
  • 5 hours of training, body dragging, water start and water relaunch, upwind riding, board skills.

Price: Private lessons 670 USD — 9 hours (3 days), 1, price per person
      Group lessons 550 USD — 9 hours (3 days), 2 people/ price per person

  1. Assistance Kiteboarding Lessons:

If you are needing to work on your upwind riding, you are not ready to practice on your own and still need assistance from a certified instructor. Or you just simply want to work on your jumps & tricks. Assistance kiteboarding lessons will help you out with the supervision of our instructors ready to help you gaining that steps you need to become an independent rider & improve your skills!

Price: 85 USD — 1 hour

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