Kitesurfing course

Join us in our IKO certified kitesurfing courses where we follow international IKO teaching standards. Our goal is for you to become independent kitesurfer and that you learn all the safety measures needed to enjoy this great sport. The course is aimed at complete beginners and for those with little experience. If you already have some experience call us and we will suit a course based on your knowledge. We have our kitesurfing courses around Stockholms beautiful archipelago.

We teach all the courses on a new Epic Kite gear. Normally we use Renegade models. All the gear is included in the course ( kite, board, wet suit, helmet, impact vest, harness) all you need to bring with you is a smile!

For more information or booking contact us on contact@kitezup.com or give us a call 0760259591 – Uros.

Below you can see what you will learn during the courses. All the courses are aimed towards the students and follow students tempo. Main focus during the course is safety! Since we like to focus on the individual progress the courses are never more then 2 students at the same time.

Taster course (2 hours) – 690 SEK

Ideal for those who wants to get a taste of this incredible sport. If you haven’t decided yet if this is for you or not, this 2 hour package will help you.

  • Know safe wind directions and conditions for kiting
  • Know hazards on a spot
  • Flying the trainer kite
  • Set up a kite
  • Know the use of safety systems
  • Pre-flight check of equipment and settings
  • Have basic flying skills with kite

Beginner course (7 hours) – 1990 SEK

If you want to get the basic knowledge of kiting and experience the first water start then this package is for you.

  • All steps from Taster course
  • Launch and land the kite with an assistant
  • Walk and change directions while flying the kite
  • Know the wind window
  • Self rescue with emergency packdown
  • Enter and exit the water independently and safely while controlling the kite
  • Water re-launch the kite
  • First body drag downwind
  • Maintain correct kite position in the wind window
  • Change direction to the left and right while body dragging
  • Recover the kite and bar in the water
  • Upwind body drag to recover board
  • Upwind body drag holding the board with one hand
  • Know the power stroke for a water start
  • Know the safety rules and theory for water start
  • Determine the wind strength, direction and quality
  • Know the right of way rules
  • Know equipment set up and choice according to the weather conditions
  • Can put the board on the feet and maintain the correct position for water start
  • Water start

Independent rider course (9 hours) – 2690 SEK

All you need to learn to be independent kitesurfer. You get those extra hours practicing getting on the board you need to become independent rider.

  • All steps from Beginner course
  • Water starts and ride a short distance
  • Riding both directions

The real deal (12 hours) – 3190 SEK

For everyone that wants to develop good riding skills and learn turning and riding upwind. With professional instructions you will progress much faster then on your own.

  • All steps from Independent rider course
  • Develop riding skills
  • First attempts in turning
  • First attempts in riding upwind
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