Kitesurfing Course Content - BKSA scheme
Level 1 Introduction to kite flying (Day 1)
1.1 Basic Kite Skills
key points: land based kite flying, wind window, communication
signals, launch & landing.
1.2 Water Based Flying
key points: inflatables, rigging & pre-flight checks, introduce harness & safety release,
1.3 Body Dragging
key points: going downwind, across the wind and upwind, one handed flying technique,
balanced body drag, deep water pack-down.
key points: site assessment for land and sea, tides, weather, local weather patterns
Level 2 Introduction to the board (Day 2)
2.1 Dry land demo simulation of water start
key points: site asessment, introduction to different boards body position, board position,
2.2 First Board Starts
key points: learn to bring on the power. Learn to correct body position early.
2.3 First Rides
key points: prolonging the travel by working the kite, introduce rights of way rules.
2.4 Independent Kitesurfing
key points: the ability to rig, launch, decide on kite size, site assess, relanch the kite from
the water, board start without the aid of assistance.