Level 1 Snowkiting Course

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(3 hr course)

  This course will teach you the following skills to help you progress toward becoming an independent snowkiter. This class is designed to teach you how to safely rig and fly a full sized inflatable kite. It may be possible to ride a board or skiis but not guaranteed in this lesson. This class can take place any day at any time based on weather conditions and availability.

 

Curriculum: 

 

  • Reading weather conditions and choosing a safe location
  • Safety systems, rigging a 4 line inflatable kites
  • Kite theory and reviewing of the wind window
  • Flying a de-powerable inflatable kite with a harness
  • Activating the safety quick release
  • Conducting a self-rescue
  • Flying the kite in all clock positions
  • One-hand kite control
  • Launching and landing
  • Possibly riding on the board or skiis with the kite depending on your progress

 

**NYKC Conducts Kiteboarding Lessons Rain or Shine! All Level 1 lessons are a maximum of 2 students to 1 instructor, and one kite. You must provide your own skiis or snowboard and a helmet is mandatory (rental available Board & boots - $79.99 ) **



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