Windsurf Holidays 2016, Kitesurf Holidays 2016, Learn to Windsurf, Learn to Kitesurf, clinics & camps.
Sportif Travel offer Kitesurfing holidays and Learn to Kitesurf Holidays to over 40 resorts worldwide with specialist Kitesurf centres on the beach, rental, instruction and pro led coaching clinics and camps. The quality of Sportif centres are second to none with the latest equipment, flexible instruction packages and highly respected tuition programmes led by the best UK coaches and technique experts.
Sportif kitesurf clinic and camps offer overseas holidays combined with tuition from top professional UK coach, North Pro Rider and 3 x World Wave Champion, Kirsty Jones Sportif Kitesurfing holidays offer choices whether you are a beginner or expert, wanting a luxury spa hotels, family friendly locations or multi sports activities such as windsurfing, surfing, SUP, cycling, yoga, golf, tennis or diving. More >
Professional Kitesurfing Centres
Each destination has a first class kitesurf centre staffed with experienced, fully qualified professionals. If you are an independent kitesurfer, we can arrange a 'Service' package offering storage on the spot, help with set up, rescue and maintainence and care of your kit, plus all important guidance on where's best (and not to) kite for your level. These dedicated kitesurf centres stock the latest kites and boards and can offer storage and rescue facilities for independent kiters. All of our centres only use the best equipment, tried and tested in the the resort and specifically suited to local conditions and are available to rent for those you have are independent kiteboarders and able to self rescue, change direction and keep up wind. More >
Kitesurfing Instruction Packages
For those looking to learn or develop their skills and technique a range of instruction programmes are available from taster sessions to full 1 to 2 week courses. Instruction is provided by IKO (International Kitesurfing Organision) or equivalent, professionally qualified instructors. Our centres also offer flexible packages combining instruction and rental so you can have a chance to see how you get on and find the equipment that's right for you before you buy. More >
Learn to Kitesurf Holiday
You can learn in a really short space of time. If the wind is right (not too much and not too little) plus you have flat water conditions, you can get up and riding in a week. It is really important to learn where you will progress most quickly ie without waves. Sportif have a choice of resorts around the world that give you these conditions when you wish to travel.
Lessons usually take place in small groups of 2 to 4 persons per instructor. Beginners will have all their equipment provided including radios so the instructor can keep in touch with you, giving essential coaching as you need it. Private lessons are also available. The lessons are available in the following stages. More >
Level 1 (usually around 6 hours)
General introduction, safety & equipment, assembling the kite, safety systems, launching and relaunching, bodydrag.
Level 2 (approximately 6 - 10 hours)
Correct kite set up,waterstart theory, control of kite and board, waterstart & first runs in both directions, launching and returning to launch spot, kite trimming
Level 3 (6 hours +)
Rights of way, board without a leash, staying upwind using the edge, changing direction, sailing upwind, small jumps. Qualification to rent equipment.
Instruction can be custom made and adapted to any previous skills you may have learnt previously. Lessons can be booked in 4, 6 or 10 hours blocks over a 1 week holiday. Video clinics are also available either with local instructors, in the UK before you go or on one of our Pro Coaching Clinics with World Class Coaches Kirsty Jones
Multi Sport Options
Sportif also provide specialist holidays for Kitesurfing, Diving, SUP, Surfing. You can choose to try new sports during your holiday or combine rental and instruction. Discounts are given to multi-sport options and for 2nd usuage of equipment or combining 2 or more sports.
Venues include Cape Verdes, Caribbean, Mauritius, Morocco, Red Sea and Tarifa in Southern Spain.
Tailor Made Holidays
As an independent tour operator, we tailor make holidays to suit you. We are not tied to offering you a set programme. Our specialist travel consultants know where's best to go and when and have visited our resorts to give you first hand knowledge of what to expect. Give them a call to help you put together your dream holiday.
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