Kitesurfing Lesson - 3 Days Beginner Course Module A in Cape Town, South Africa!
Pure wave kitesurfing pleasure in Table View Cape Town ready to book today! Rates starting from €599 per person. Rates: • Kitesurfing Beginner Lessons (3 wind days): €599 per person All rates are for private lessons, for best safety and fast learning (1:1). Group courses for 2-students groups (1:2) are possible. Participants get a 20% discount. We can also organize accommodation: - book a room in our amazing Kite Villa, the ultimate kitesurfing guesthouse to meet other kitesurfers! - or, in case you prefer to have it more quiet, you can also book one of our apartments, both premises are only 50 meters away from the beach! • The season starts: Saturday 12th October 2019 • High-peak season: Mid December 2019 – Mid February 2020 • The season ends: Sunday 29th March 2020 What You Can Expect: Kitesurfing Lessons Course Module A: 3 Days Beginner Course This is the 3 days kitesurfing beginner course. Its content is very similar to the curriculum of organizations like the German VDWS or the British BKSA. Therefore Module A is a very similar course as other kitesurfing schools all over the world offer it, just a bit more elaborate and sophisticated, because we need to get you ready for the next course module. Kitesurfing Course Module A takes 12h lessons within 3 days. You will get on the board, riding your first meters. Only during this stage of your learning career, it is advisable to go to Langebaan lagoon, where you can stand in waist deep water. Prerequisite to enroll on Course Module A You need to be able to swim and have at least an average fitness level. Duration: 3 wind days with 4 lesson hours per day, so 12 lesson hours in total (be careful, other schools often only do 8 or 10h at the expense of important topics such as ‘safety’). The goal of Course Module A: Know the basic theory. Able to launch and land the kite. Perform a self-rescue. Body drag, downwind and upwind. Able to water-start and ride for a few meters, into both directions. Equipment: All equipment and materials are included in kitesurfing beginners course module A. Group size: Private instruction (1:1) or small two-students group (1:2). Please note: Larger student group sizes, as some other schools do it, do not lead to any good results. Location: We often drive to Langebaan lagoon for course module A, where you can stand in waist deep water, which is of advantage at this stage of your learning. Please note: After course module A Langebaan is not a good place for learning any more. To learn fast thereafter, you need the Downwind Method as described below at Course Module C. You can do the Downwind Method only with our specifically qualified instructors and in a few places in the world, and Cape Town is one of these. Course Breakdown Content of Day 1 - Learn Kitesurfing Level 1 (4 Hours) • Equipment and safety theory • Kite set-up and kite maintenance • Know the use of the safety systems • Understanding the wind window • Basic kite flying skills • Hand signals • Launch and land the kite Content of Day 2 - Learn Kitesurfing Level 2 (4 Hours) • Site Assessment and advanced kite flying skills • Water re-launch the kite • Self-rescue and deep water pack down • Basic downwind body dragging • Advanced upwind body dragging • Body dragging with board Content of Day 3 - Learn Kitesurfing Level 3 (4 Hours) • Board-work theory and practicing • First water start • Basic riding in both directions • Theory and safety rules If you have already completed such a kitesurfing beginners course somewhere else, and if you can waterstart and ride a few meters into both directions, you only need 1 refresher day for Course Module A (A3) and then you can continue with Course Module B. If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.
- Captain is included.
- A captain is provided by the listing owner to host and operate the trip.
- 1 guest
- Boards & Paddles
Kitesurfing School. 50 meters away from the beach, located in Sunset Beach, at the start of Blouberg Strand (Cape Town, South Africa). Our specialty : 1) 2-3 weeks kitesurfing beginners crash courses, from zero to hero during your holiday. 2) We have Wave Courses: Come 2 weeks to Cape Town and learn how to deal with waves in all conditions. It is the biggest fun out there, once you have switched from your twintip to a wave board you will not want to go back!
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50% refund up to 30 days prior.
Additional Terms & Information
Equipment is included in the course. Insurance for kite rental possible on request.