Kitesurfing School Naxos Glyfada BeachKitesurfing holidays like you want!
Beginner or advanced, we have you covered.
Kitesurfing professional courses, discover kiteboarding for children, beginners, intermediate or advanced, we can provide guarantee results.
Naxos Kitesurf Club is using IKO methodology, which means all lessons, instructors, and procedures occur according to the International Kiteboarding Organization guidelines.
Our lessons take place following the IKO safety
Additionally we use radio assist for kite lessons. We provide rescue boat, storage for equipment and rentals.
IKO LEVEL 1
B (1) Have basic flying skills with trainer kite. (2) Launch and land the trainer with an assistant. (3) Twist and untwist the lines while flying a kite. (4) Walk and change directiones while flying the kite (5) Know the wind window.
C (1) Set up a 4-5 line kite with a full power system. (2) Pre-flight check equipment and settings. (3) In-flight check equipment and settings. (4) Understand and use international communication signals. (5) Launch and land the kite to an assistant (and as an assistant). De-power a 4-5 line kite.
D (1) Control the kite hooked into the harness, (2) Understand the de-power system and can use the safety systems. (3) advanced flying skills with the de power kite. (4) Show full control of de power systems in flight.
E (1) Pull quick release and activate leash. (2) Recover the bar and kite and (3) Self-land the kite.
IKO LEVEL 2
G (1) Upwind body drag to recover board. (2) Upwind body drag holding the board with one hand. (3) Enter and exit at the same point while upwind body dragging,
H (1) Know the power stroke for a water start. (2) Know the safety rules and theory for water start. (3) Can put board on the feet and maintain the correct position for water start.
I (1) Water start in both directions and ride a short distance. (2) Come to a controlled stop. (3) Understand weather forecast, tidal and wind effects. (4) determine the wind strength direction and quality. (5) Know the right of way rules. (6) Know equipments setup and choice according to weather conditions.
IKO LEVEL 3
K (1) Consistent riding in all directions including upwind. (2) Ride amongst other riders and water users, and respect the right of way rules,
L (1) Change of directions without stopping, make a toe side turn.
M (1) Self launch risk assessment (2) Self launch,
N (1) Know the theory and the safety rules for jumping (2) Land a basic jump.
IKO STUDENT CARD
How long does it take to learn to kitesurf?
In our experience we don’t assume how fast or slow you can learn but we have great success within 6 to 12 hours as an average at Naxos kitesurf Club.
Do I need to book in advance kitesurf lessons?
You can book in advance with our no wind policy.
Is kitesurfing difficult to learn?
Compare to other water sports kitesurfing is easier faster to learn. Especially at a always windy area like glyfada Naxos.
Does Kitesurfing requires strength?
Swimming ability is important but no strength is required.
What will I learn during kitesurf course?
You will get all the basic knowledge to fly a kite in a safe way, waters start, up to independent rider level.
We offer lot’s options for your stay. Glyfada Naxos studios and Romanzza studios, to vacation or luxurius Villas. All direct on the beach to combine with your kitesurfing holidays!