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Your Money or Your Life: Why kiteboarding lessons with a professional instructor can save your life.

When it comes to kiteboarding lessons, there are 4 options:
1. try to teach yourself,
2. get lessons from a buddy,
3. get a lesson from some random dude,
4. or find a Certified professional kiteboarding instructor.

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5 signs of a good Kiteboarding Instructor

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.

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5 warning signs of a bad Kiteboarding instructor

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?

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How-to Kiteboard “Progression” DVD

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.

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Trainer kites

For the fun and easy way to get kiteflying skills, we recommend that you purchase a trainer kite before your kiteboarding lessons. We have Ram-air design kites in sizes ranging from 1m2 to 3.5m2. When using any kite you should take extreme care. Our trainer kites from Naish, Slingshot, Airush and Best, are fun performance kites that can produce a lot of power, and younger fliers should always be supervised by adults. These kites are extremely fun, but they are not toys. The larger trainers can be used as traction kites on land or snow.

 

BEST TRAINER KITES
“And now you’ve decided that anything that mixes up the best parts of surfing, windsurfing, wakeboarding and paragliding has to be worth a try, and you’re right. Kitesurfing isn’t just the hottest sport to hit the beach in decades it’s also the fastest growing extreme sport full stop. All it takes to start this master this sport is the ability to fly a kite, and we are here with the Best trainer kite in the industry to help you get the skills you need and take to the sky every time you take to the water. Flying the Best trainer kite will give you the wind awareness and kite handling skills that you need to get the best out of professional kitesurfing instruction. It will increase your learning speed and it will make learning kiteboarding safer”

 

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Early Bird Kiteboarding Specials 2 hrs(Day 1)

Early Bird Kiteboarding   Specials  2 hrs (Day 1) $99.00

Unbeatable Lowest Prices on Kite Beach Maui

Take advantage of this special offer and exceptional discount.
You save up to 50% off regular priced lessons.

Recommended for:  Beginners, or as a refresher course if it’s been awhile between lessons, available only from 9am to 11am Monday to Friday.

Are you a little nervous about kiteboarding ? Not sure?

Then this is the class for you!

We start early, 9 am., so we can have the whole beach practically to ourselves.

This is a beach only class; we will not even be going into the water on this first, explore kiting & first piloting course.

You will learn to fly our 2 meter trainer kite; you will learn the proper techniques to keep the kite under YOUR CONTROL (instead of the other way around). When you feel thoroughly comfortable with the trainer kite we will move on to flying the larger inflatable kite on the beach. Your instructor will be with you at all times. This class is all about fun and safety. You will learn how to pilot the kite, the right techniques to keep yourself safe at all times and will gain the confidence required to move on to the next level! After this class you can decide if you want to continue with more lessons and the price of this lesson can be applied to one of our great packages!

First piloting on the trainer kite - Kitebeach Maui
First piloting on the trainer kite – Kitebeach Maui
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Kiteboarding Advanced 10-day Course

Kiteboarding Advanced 10-day Course

The advanced 10-day (30hr) course is the ultimate kiteboarding training program. The pre-requisite riding level for entry to the Advanced course is planing both directions, staying upwind and basic jibing (IKO level 3). The riding skills course builds on the basic skills of the intermediate student reinforcing a solid foundation and introducing many next level techniques. Jumping, Jibing, waveriding and looping are covered. In this course your instructor rides with you and give constant on water support, feedback and coaching. We can cover any specialties including, down-winders, and crossings. Best® and Naish® SLE (bow) performance kites will be used along with; directional, twin-tip, or wakeboard style boards. This is the most advanced kiteboarding course available on Maui. This course is a suitable preparation course for kitesurfers preparing for the IKO* instructor training courses (ITC’s). Kiteboarding Manual, and DVD Available.

To make your reservation Book Online or Call: +1 (808) 283-7913

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Kiteboarding 10-day Course

Kiteboarding 10-day Course

Kiteboarding 10-day CourseThis 10-lesson course includes 30 hours of kiteboarding instruction spread over ten days. This is a discounted package. This comprehensive course gives the student a solid foundation in the sport of kiteboarding. This course is the fast track into kiteboarding covering all the basic skills covered in the “Classic” course including equipment handling, kite-control skills, launching and landing techniques, safety systems and Ride-safe protocols. Students then progress to planing, riding and jibing, upwind riding skills. The increased ride-time enables the student to hone their skills with constant feedback from the instructors, creating the most rapid progression possible. We can ride with you or caddy your equipment. In this course we can do a range of techniques, and utilize alternate launch sites and beach locations. This course is great for someone who wants to take the sport of kiteboarding home with them, to a location without kiteboarding schools, or other assistance. We also recommend this course for Maui residents who are committed to enter the sport safely and competently. The hours in this course can be spread out to suit the work or vacation schedule.

To make your reservation Book Online or Call: +1 (808) 283-7913

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Kiteboarding 5-day Course

Kiteboarding 5-day Course

Kiteboarding 5-day CourseThis 5-lesson course includes 15 hours of kiteboarding instruction spread over five days. This is a discounted package. The classic course gives the student a great head start in the sport of kiteboarding. In the industry this is considered to be the basic level of training for those purchasing kiteboarding equipment. This course covers, Equipment selection, rigging and tuning for the various conditions, Safe launching procedures Assisted launching and self-launching, waterstarts and water recoveries. Navigate around moving & fixed objects. Students will have a solid understanding of kiteboarding safety protocols and self-rescue procedures. A complete range of boards and kites are provided to accelerate the learning process. This course is recommended for people with no previous watersports training who want to learn the sport of kiteboarding and have a thorough understanding of all the skills, and develop board riding skills. Students with previous watersports experience and board riding skills will achieve an even higher skill level according to their previous experience.

To make your reservation Book Online or Call: +1 (808) 283-7913