Knowing what size kite to ride, is the eternal question for every kiteboarder.
Kiteboarding is not like other sports, where you always use the same equipment each time. Because in kiteboarding the playing field is always different.Continue reading
The Buddy System by David Dorn
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.
Many people who are learning to kiteboard will tell you, that it is sometimes difficult to keep track of their boards, and sometimes their boards are difficult to get back to after a wipeout. This experience is common to all newbie kiters, but eventually they get the skills to be able to body drag upwind back to their boards, and also hopefully fall off less.Continue reading
Each year tens of thousands of people participate in the world’s most popular kite sport “powerkiting”. Powerkiting, is a popular form of kiteflying that uses a steerable kite to perform tricks and stunts. Powerkiting is also a prelude to traction kite sports. Traction kite sports include; kitesurfing, kite buggying, kite sailing, and kite ATB (all terrain boarding). Traction sports refer to the kite providing the traction, or pulling power.Continue reading
The Progression series of instructional DVDs are here to give you the confidence and motivation to improve quickly and safely. A complete, video based learning resource that supports and builds on everything you may have already, or are about to, learn in your lessons. This DVD contains over 2.5 hours of in-depth content and analysis, covering every aspect of beginner kitesurfing from the technical basics to fundamental riding technique.