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20th October 2018 :

HW 1445 and an amazing day to be enjoying this endless summer. Light winds great for paddling or surf on the north coast. Wind  back from Tuesday

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Learn to Kitesurf in Exmouth

Based In Exmouth, East Devon, Edge Watersports has been teaching Kitesurfing since 2002 and has been responsible for making ‘Exmouth ‘ one of the go to kite surf destinations in the UK. Boosting multiple British, European & world Champions the family run watersports business at Edge is run & owned collectively by ’Team Bridge’. A world wide phenonenon, the family members can be seen training off Exmouth seafront & you will be probably be fortunate enough to have your lessons with one of them as well.
Prices are per person based on a Semi-Private lesson (2:1 Student/Instructor ratio), over a 3 hour learning period including briefing & de-briefing.

1 DAY DISCOVERY Entry Level £160

Includes entry on the land with a 2 hour powerkite lesson followed by a 3 hour water lesson. If you have not flown a kite much or a bit rusty then this gives you the skills on the land before heading onto the water to put the kite skills into practice. This is the day that 'Guy Martin / Graham Bell /Jodie Kidd have all been to Edge to embrace & gone away 'Wanting More!!! The water session includes kite set up, Body Dragging & generating power, one handed flying & deep water pack down. Most people follow this day with 3 or 4 water sessions (see below)

The discovery day includes a 2 hour intro to powerkite land based kite flying followed by lunch & a 3 hour intro to kitesurifng. Lessons are based on a 2:1 ratio & include all the equipment taht you need for learning.

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FURTHER WATER LESSONS Entry Level £130

These 3 hour sessions give you a chance to move through the British Kitesports 'Learn to Kitesurf scheme & includes water re-launch, Board Starts, riding along, Turning, Deep water practice, advanced Deepwater body Dragging and theory sessions to back up the knowledge on Tides, Weather, Site Assessment & Safety. The chance to progress at your own rate during our semi-private Teaching sessions with big wide boards & a huge range of the latest kites from NorthKiteboarding. Every person learns at a different rate & these sessions are designed to give you the practical skills needed to be an independent kitesurfer & have covered British Kitesports Level 2 parts 3 &4

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CATCH UP SESSIONS Entry Level £130

These 3 hour sessions are confidence builders & specifc skill development. If you have just bought your own equipment or new to the area needing a refresher following the winter break. Many will use this lesson to gain knowledge of Exmouth Duck Pond or kitesurf Off Exmouth Seafront in deep water with the comfort of the rescue boat on hand. Maybe you want to know how to self launch/Land and re-visit a deep water pack down, do not underestimate the importance of this training session whatever the wind.

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HYDROFOIL KITESURF COACHING Advanced £190

Pre- requirement: ride a surf board well & can turn a surf board in both directions

Lesson 1: How to carry foil, manourver in water, get off the beach, board start, recover foil, go along without getting up, Wipe out control

Lesson 2: Dolphin in the water, controlling the lift using front foot pressure, stance, feeling of flying

Lesson 3: Downwind, turning, controlling the power

Lesson 4: Going fast, Foiling Transitions

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1:1 COACHING SESSION Intermediate £240

From Toe side riding to learning your first Mobe, these sessions are based on a 3 hour learning Period with video analysis and the chance to really Break some barriers. Using the huge experience of the Edge Team, these structured sessions are arranged around the best wind/ tidal state to embrace the learning curve. Whatever the skill you want to learn then one of our experienced coaching team will make that next trick or skill possible.

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YOUTH BRONZE -LETS GO FLY A KITE Youth £95

This Bronze course involves 2 hour teaching sessions over: 15/4 - 22/4/ - 06/05 - 13/05 2018.
Kitesurfing starts with learning to fly a kite well so many youngsters will often buy a small powerkite following this course then take to the water soon after.

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YOUTH SILVER – Water Entry Youth £230

This Silver Course involves 3 hour teaching sessions over: 29/04 -- 13/05 -- 20/05-- 27/05 2018. Intro to Inflatable kites practice body dragging, relaunch, safety, working buddie, board on feet, first rides.

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EDGE YOUTH KITE ACADEMY Advanced, Intermediate

This is assisted by one of the members of Team Bridge. Starts Thursday 19th April & takes place every thursday at 1600hrs - for those that have got their own equipment, are regularly going kitesurfing & wish to learn a mix of skills including jumping, unhooked riding, twin tip racing, going fast up & downwind and for all young riders locally that want to start doing events. When the wind is not suitable we will be running fitness sessions, Introducing race technique, learning to use foil kites, Buggy etc. This session is FREE, sponsored by Edgewatersports to ensure the rapid & continued growth in the sport for all local youngsters. For 2018 we shall be taking 4 members of the Youth Academy to the Youth Olympic Qualification (YOG) in Morocco and China. Just 12 boys & 12 girls from the whole world age under 17 can qualify for the YOG in Argentina in October

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YOUTH GOLD Youth £230

The Gold Course involves 3 hour teaching sessions over: 29/04 -- 13/05 -- 20/05 -- 27/05 2018 This is for the youngsters that have taken the course last year & are making decent rides in both directions. Skills taught will be Upwind work, riding with power, introducing deep water, board recovery, first jumps, introduce deep water - Includes all equipment & is scheduled around the best tides.

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YOUTH KITESURFING ACADEMY

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Course Information
All the information you need to know before your course with us.

Events
We run several kitesurfing events throughout the year, click through to find out more

Other Activities
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Our Team
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Guide to Ride
Our guide to Kitesurfing spots in the Exmouth area.