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
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.