CAPE HATTERAS GETS OPPORTUNITY AS IKO’s TRAINING MASTER & DIRECTOR TO RUN ITC

CAPE HATTERAS GETS OPPORTUNITY
AS IKO’s TRAINING MASTER & DIRECTOR TO RUN ITC
IKO’s David Dorn to Train and Certify IKO Instructors in USA
The International Kiteboarding Organization (IKO) best known as the world’s largest professional kiteboarding community is pleased to announce David Dorn, IKO’s training director and certified training master, will run an instructor training course (ITC) in Cape Hatteras, NC, USA, April 22-30, 2013. Having the opportunity to be trained by such an expertly qualified kiting athlete is a rare opportunity. “Our very own David Dorn will be training on the East Coast USA at Kite Center Hatteras in the Outer Banks,” said Frederic Béné, CEO and co-founder of IKO.  “This Center along with all our affiliated Kite Centers worldwide has professional teams expertly trained to start students at any level using the IKO’s progressive teaching methods.” Click to learn more about IKO’s training path.  For people who want to get certified as an IKO Instructor, courses are available in USA locations such as: Florida, Cape Hatteras, New York, Hood River, Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Hawaii and more. In the USA, IKO has twelve pro-centers for water and snow, plus three examiners providing instructor training courses as well as hundreds of active IKO instructors working in the US and abroad. “IKO is the biggest name in professional kiteboarding certifications so don’t waste money on a no-name course. IKO is run by real kiteboarders who are strong and dedicated always doing their best job,” explains IKO Training Director, David Dorn. “If you are serious about becoming a kiteboarding instructor, get certified with IKO because we have the best training and support available.”

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The Buddy System by David Dorn

The Buddy System by David Dorn
Buddy up
Kiting is better with a buddy, when you share the experience it is more rewarding, and it is also safer. Your buddy can be a lifesaver, because he is watching out for you, knows when you are in trouble, and waits till you get back to shore safely.
On the water your buddy can get your board back to you or give you feedback about conditions and more. Off the water you can share stories and keep each other motivated.

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New Snowkite Handbook

Snowkite Handbook for Snowkiteboarders

This Snowkite Handbook is a necessary companion for any beginning to intermediate snowkiter. And is great for anyone who wants to learn snowkiting and to become a safe independent rider. This handbook is used by IKO Snowkite schools and certified instructors around the world. Comprised of explanations with full-color photo demonstrations and exercises. This Handbook helps you learn proper snowkiting practices and techniques.  This book outlines what should and should not be done at every step of the learning process.Continue reading