Welcome to Glyfada beach, Naxos, Greece.Kitesurfing 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.
If you had kitesurfing lessons a year ago and haven’t been in the water since, you don’t feel confidence but you still want to learn, this is the course to get you back and be independant.
Independent Rider? You can see our rental range from F-one or we can take it together to the next level! You put the limits, we cross it together!
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
A In this level you will (1) Know safe wind directions and conditions for kiting. (2) Know the hazards on a spot. (3) Set up a trainer kite. (4) Know the use of safety systems.
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
F (1) Enter and exit the water independently and safely while controlling the kite. (2) Water re-launch the kite. (3) Body drag downwind. (4) Maintain correct kite position in the wind window. (5) Change direction to the left and right while body dragging. (6) Self rescue and pack down.
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
J (1) Control the riding speed by edging. (2) Consistent riding in both directions,
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
At the end of your lessons you will be given an Official IKO Student Card, which will certify your level. This way your future instructors will know where you finished or stopped your lessons, and you can present this card to rent out equipment under supervision if you have completed Level 1 and Level 2.
KITESURF EQUIPMENT RENTAL
Latest brand new kitesurfing equipment from F-ONE is waiting for you to choose from!
We offer 2 options for your stay. Glyfada Naxos studios and Romanzza studios, both direct on the beach to combine with your kitesurfing holidays!