Our goal is to provide you with the
By "BEST WAY" we mean your obtaining the skills and knowledge you need to reasonably SAFELY begin kitesurfing through a unique combination of the safest, quickest and most economical methods feasible. For most people (our clientele), this approach also provides the MOST VALUE.
We also strive to make sure your lesson is lot of fun. One way we do this is by minimizing anxiety. We know that flying a powerful kite can at first be somewhat intimidating so we'll first show you how to control a relatively small and weak kite. As you gain experience and confidence, we increase the kite's power (probably by putting up a bigger kite) until you find any anxiety transformed into an exciting adrenaline rush as you maneuver it so it drags you where you want to go.
When you're ready to get in the water, WE SWIM OUT WITH YOU so that you can learn to get up in deeper water, past the surf line and still hear us despite wearing a helmet and the noise of the surf. It's not only safer to practice in deeper water, but also much easier to learn how to get up and ride. We’re also closer in the event of any problems and can provide instant and accurate feedback.
We also have developed a RADIO COMMUNICATION system for the stages where it isn't possible for us to stay next to you. This way you receive immediate feedback and advice when you need it most - not later on the beach when the experience is vague and hard to accurately recall.
We also CUSTOMIZE our instruction for each client and there are no age or gender restrictions.
Although we use small trainer kites from various manufacturers, most of our traction kite instruction is done using Peter Lynn Twinskin kites. There are many advantages to these kites, but the primary one from a learning perspective is their vastly superior stability. However, if you already have a different kite, you're welcome to use it for your lessons.
For people who are intrigued by kitesurfing but are mostly in the dark about what is involved and/or required to do it, we offer a low cost group kiteboarding class which covers the general basics.
This class is 2 hours, only costs $60 and is usually scheduled on weekend mornings at various beaches in the Los Angeles / Ventura County area and is a lecture.
Many of the subjects listed on our "Lesson Subjects" page are covered with emphasis on safety considerations, equipment pros and cons, wind theory, location selection etc. And of course we'll be glad to answer any specific questions.
You can ADD our TRAINER KITE BASICS to an INTRODUCTORY CLASS for only $15, thereby bringing the total Intro Class cost to $75 and its time to 2.5 hours.
The main goal of TRAINER KITE BASICS is to get you hooked on kite flying, but it also will show you:
Please call 310-430-KITE(5483)
For people who are definitely interested in the sport and want to learn as quickly as possible, we offer private, one on one lessons using our kitesurfing equipment. However, if you've already got equipment, we'll be glad to help you sharpen your skills using it instead.
SMALL GROUP LESSONS
Besides receiving a substantial additional discount by taking lessons with 1 or 2 of your friends, having a partner with a similar skill level can be extremely beneficial in several ways and can substantially speed the learning of each participant.
PRIVATE LESSON RATES
SMALL GROUP RATES
Please NOTE: All rates may
vary without notice and
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