Tag Archives: kite lessons

Good Question

“…Your ecourse rocks dude ! And it makes sense not to start on a full length line kite, why isn’t everybody training like this?” Matt Good question Matt, and it´s not the 1st time it´s been asked. We need people who want to learn how to teach the KITEs Method. If you are interested in […]

The Basics of Kite Instruction

Believe it or not, Wind changes and everyone learns differently. Rule #1 : Kite Schools should always use the line lengths which are appropriate for the day´s wind and the riders expectations. In the Gallery below, 18 month old Dakota and 3 year old Leo work with a 3 meter Training Kite with no Kite […]

Teaching Navigation before the Waterstart

In the traditional teaching systems, new riders learn how to waterstart before learning how to tack across the direction of the wind. Once new riders are able to go upwind, they begin to understand how to navigate around other riders and no go zones. Teaching new riders to tack upwind before the waterstart is easy […]