Caution: Do not hitch your kite to launch.
Kite hitching is a dangerous technique and should not be attempted.
These types of techniques are dangerous for the general public.
Accidents have happened and these methods could easily result in serious injuries.Continue reading
5 signs of a good Kiteboarding Instructor
When you decide to learn an extreme sport like kiteboarding, you have decided to take on a certain amount of risk. Extreme power from the kite combined with the high speeds over water makes it exciting but potentially harmful as well. So if you want to learn the right way it is vital that you find a professional instructor who will show you how to manage the equipment and conditions with maximum safety.Continue reading
What are the 5 warning signs that you are not being taught by a Certified Kiteboarding instructor?
Some days it is hard to tell who is who at your kite spot. There are friends teaching friends, husbands teaching wives, girlfriends teaching boyfriends,. There are professional kiteboarding instructors, and then there are the unprofessional kiteboarding instructors. If you are going to pay for a lesson how do you know what you are getting for your money? What is the difference between a self appointed expert, and a instructor who has a recognized teaching qualification? And what are the warning signs you should look for?Continue reading
Top Ten Mistakes in Kiteboarding:
Most mistakes in kiteboarding are easily avoided. People make mistakes because of bad training or lack or training. Even people who’ve been kiting for a long time will have bad habits that will make them look like a beginner. Here is a list of the top ten mistakes in kiteboarding, by professional kiteboarding Instructor David Dorn.Continue reading
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