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Learn to Kitesurf Holiday

Sportif Travel offer beginner and Learn to Kitesurf holiday packages at over 40 of the best worldwide locations with specialist kitesurf centres and schools and ideal learn to kitesurf conditions such as Soma Bay in the Red Sea, Turkey, Greek Islands, Dakhla in Morocco, Mauritius in the Indian Ocean or the Caribbean.

Professional Centres
Kitesurfing is now a global watersport found at windy destinations all around the world. The adrenaline rush in kitesurfing is rarely found in other sports. You can learn in a really short time when tuition is received from the professional centres managed by experienced and BKSA or IKO trained staff. The sport has also seen many huge improvements in the development of equipment for beginners with safety kites and high performance kites with revolutionary safety bar systems.

Flexible Instruction Packages
You can sign up for individual, group or semi-private lessons or join one of our highly effective Sportif Kitesurf Clinics run by leading professional UK instructors Kirsty Jones which are ideal for couples, singles or groups of friends.

t's simple to progress forwards in this exciting sport.

Sportif 'Steps to Success'

Step 1 Beginner Course (IKO Level 1)
Breakdown of 10 hour beginner course:
• learn the theory of flying a power kite
• set up tube kite
• use of safety systems
• how to start and land a kite
• water re-launch of the kite control
• one hand bodydrag
• 4 - line kite
• waterstart in both directions
• first rides.

Step 2 Intermediate Course (IKO Level II)
Breakdown of 10 hour intermediate course:
• review of knowledge from beginner course
• improving your waterstart
• manage longer boards in both directions
• learn to adjust 4 - line kite
• change board and kite sizes / types
  (twin tips and intermediate kites)
• learn how to edge the board
• switch of direction
• riding theory - e.g. priority rules
• improve your stance and upwind riding
• theoretical approach to jumps

Once you have finished the intermediate course and can ride upwind and downwind safely and comfortably you will be able to rent equipment from the centre under supervision. You will be able to practise safely under supervision of an instructor what you have learnt.

Step 3 Advanced Course  (IKO Level III)
6 hours
• Riding theory
• Recover the board without the leash
• Switch directions
• Sailing consistently upwind
• Jumps

Expert Steps - Manoeuvres and tricks
Maximum 2 Pupils per Instructor
For those of you that have progressed to sailing upwind and downwind comfortably, our kitesurf centres now offer the advanced kiter to choose an advanced course that suits them covering:
• Jumping
• Switch stance
• Gybing
• Backloops
• Frontloops
• Transitions
• Railey
• Waveriding

There are more advanced courses available.
Whatever your level, Sportif centres have the expertise and superb conditions to get your kitesurfing improving quickly, safely and in a fun, relaxed environment.


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The Sportif Experience

With over 30 years experience Sportif has become the UK's leading specialist windsurfing, kitesurfing, surfing and dive holiday company. As a fully bonded ATOL license holder you can be reassured that all elements of your holiday are fully secured and your money safe. Sportif are the original windsurfing and kitesurfing tour operator, established in 1982 and now offering over 50 of the best destinations around the world to enjoy your chosen sport.



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