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Kite Landboarding: $150 (3 hours)

Kite Landboarding combines foil kite flying skills and the board skills of a kite surfer, kite landboarding offers a new dimension in power kite sports.
The kite landboard is a four wheeled board which when combined with a kite allows the rider to blast along beaches and fields pulling off those wicked kiteboarding tricks, but like all other power kite sports it needs to be taught properly.

Kiteaddicts can provide you with your first steps in this exciting new kite sport. Teaching you first how to handle power of the kite then how to combine it with your board for your first landboarding experience. Safety as with all the Kiteaddict’s courses will be paramount and all kite landboarding course are run to the new IKO standards for kite landboarding.
Equipment


At Kiteaddicts we use the latest equipment produced by Flexifoil which has been specifically designed for landboarding. The kites we primarily use for landboarding are Flexifoil Bullets, these kites are powerful yet easy to handle and don’t create too much lift which is why they are the choice of both beginners and pros alike, we also use Flexifoil landboards.

We currently offer a 3 hour kite landboarding taster session which can be broken down into two 1.5 hour sessions if preferred, however should you require further tuition or if you would like to tailor a longer course then we can always oblige, just ask for details.

Entry Level

  • No experience needed

Achievement

  • This session will give you a real taste for Landboarding and will give you a good foundation in power kiting which you can transfer to other kitesports.

Analysis and Feedback

  • We can provide video analysis for your course, giving you valuable feed back on your performance and progression. We can arrange to put this onto VCD as a souvenir of your landboarding experience.

Course Content

This sessions primary goal is to introduce you to powerkiting and landboarding in a safe and fun way. Completion of this course will allow you to become a safe and independent power kiter/landboarder. The taster session includes:

  • Introduction- Brief background of the sport
    • Kit review
    • Wind Window
    • Weather
  • Downhill Board Riding
    • Starting, Stopping and Turning (will depend on wind conditions, as some venues will not have suitable downhill area)
  • 2 line Kite Skills
    • Kite set up
    • Pack Down
    • Ground Handling
    • Safety Systems
    • Landing and Re-launching
    • Power strokes and sine waves
    • Scudding
    • Landboard starts, riding, turning
  • 4line Kite Skills
    • Kite set up
    • Pack Down
    • Ground Handling
    • Safety Systems
    • Landing and Re-launching
    • Power strokes and sine waves
    • Scudding
    • Landboard starts, riding, turning

The kites used in this course will be 2 and 4 line ram air kites. All safety equipment will be provided, i.e. helmet, knee, elbow pads and gloves. The taster session will last 3 hours. An IKO card or qualification will not be accredited to this session. As the taster session is time limited and individual progression will depend on student ability.