Clases de kite en Lanzarote

LEARN TO KITE IN ONE OF THE BEST PLACES IN THE WORLD FOR KITE SURFING

If you want to learn kite surfing and to have fun, come join us! The Canary Islands is one of the best places in the world for kite surfing. Famara beach is famous for its consistent winds and waves. The beach is very long and wide, no rocks , no reefs – it’s absolutely safe and it suits for all levels of kitesurfing.

The events of PKRA World tour and annual Spanish Kitesurf Championship take place right here, because Famara is undoubtedly the best place in Europe and among of the best world spots for kitesurfing.

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KITE SURFING IS EASY TO LEARN – NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

Our teaching method is based on the successful educational approach of IKO – International Kitesurfing Organization. We will help you to define real goals in kitesurfing and to achieve them step by step. The speed of the learning process during the lesson will depend on your experience, fitness level, your determination and persistence.

If you are not a beginner in kitesurfing and want to brush up your knowledge, moving to the next level, check out our intermediate and idependent level kite courses. Experienced kiters can also rent our high quality equipment, or go kiting assisted by one of our instructors. We also organize kite trips to different spots in Lanzarote and the neighboring islands.

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BEGINNER KITE LESSONS LEVEL 1

This is your opportunity to enter the world of kite. Even while learning the basics of kite surfing you will have a great time!

For beginners, we recommend to start with a 3-day course. On the first day you will learn safety, how to deal with the equipment and try to control the kite on the beach. On the second day you will try your first body drags in the water and learn how to improve your kite control. Between the third day and the fifth day, is when you will be able to combine your new acquired kite and body control skills, you will enter the water with the kite and the board. Now you learned the basics, time to go out there and practice. From this point on, your life will never be the same again!

LESSON CONTENT – BEGINNER LEVEL 1

  • SPOT SELECTION – Choosing the right place for training is very important to your success. It needs to be a safe place, where you can learn how to maneuver without fear of collision with any kind of obstacles or other users of the beach.
  • SAFETY SYSTEMS – For the safety and confidence in the use of equipment, you must be able to use a variety of safety systems.
  • PREFLIGHT – Before launching the kite, it´s important to check and adjust the equipment.
  • BASIC FLIGHT – Basic kite control, understanding of the wind window.
  • SPOT SELECTION – Choosing the right place for training is very important to your success. It needs to be a safe place, where you can learn how to maneuver without fear of collision with any kind of obstacles or other users of the beach.
  • SAFETY SYSTEMS – For the safety and confidence in the use of equipment, you must be able to use a variety of safety systems.
  • PREFLIGHT – Before launching the kite, it´s important to check and adjust the equipment.
  • BASIC FLIGHT – Basic kite control, understanding of the wind window.

  • UNTWIST LINES – You will learn some simple, but very important techniques how to untangle lines.
  • DEPOWER – You will also learn how to adjust the power of the kite to be able to stop the drag, very useful in emergency situations.
  • SELF-LANDING – Safe landing of the kite is the basis for safe kitesurfing. You will learn how to land the kite smoothly and safely, and to launch it again without help.
  • SELF-RESCUE – There are several methods for self-rescue in emergency situations, you should know them.

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INTERMEDIATE KITE LESSONS LEVEL 2

Improve your skills, learn to coordinate the control of the kite with your legs and board. Learn how to get your board back when you lose it and need to return upwind. This and other tricky situations will be topic lessons at this stage. Take into consideration, that the speed of your learning process is very individual and can depend on many unpredictable factors, such as the weather and your state of mind, so don’t get frustrated if your learning curve differs from the ideal case. Kite surfing is very easy to learn, just take your time!

LESSON CONTENT – INTERMEDIATE LEVEL 2

  • BODY DRAG DOWNWIND – At this level, you learn the safe entry into the water, controlling the kite, maintaining it in the power zone
  • WATER RELAUNCH – Learn to relaunch the kite from the water.
  • SELF-RESCUE – In extreme situations, you should be able to rescue yourself. There are several techniques, which you should know.
  • BODY DRAG UPWIND – In this exercise, you learn how to move upwind, creating resistance with your body and the board.
  • STEADY PULL- Get ready to learn how to coordinate the power in the kite with the stance over your board.
  • WATER START – Learn how to relaunch the kite from the water, in order to get pulled out onto your board by the power of the wind.
  • FULL STOP – Be able to perform a full stop, when the wind gets too strong or in case of an emergency.
  • RIGHT OF WAY RULES – These rules will help you to avoid injuries and accidents with other users of the ocean. Every kiter should know the Rules of the right of way, they are no less important than road traffic rules.

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INDEPENDENT KITE LESSONS LEVEL 3

This is your opportunity to enter the world of kite. Even while learning the basics of kite surfing you will have a great time!

For beginners, we recommend to start with a 3-day course. On the first day you will learn how to deal with the equipment, how to control the kite on the ground. Second day is usually when you try your first body drags in the water, learn to control your kite, learn different safety techniques, etc. On the 3rd day is when you usually enter the water with the kite and the board. A new era starts, you are a kiter now – your life will never be the same again!

LESSON CONTENT – INDEPENDENT LEVEL 3

  • SAFETY SYSTEMS – For the safety and confidence in the use of equipment, you must be able to use a variety of safety systems.
  • PREFLIGHT – Before launching the kite, it´s important to check and adjust the equipment.
  • BASIC FLIGHT – Basic kite control, understanding of the wind window.

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KITE & SURF SCHOOL IN FAMARA

The Red Star Surf & Kite school is located in Caleta de Famara, Lanzarote. A unique place in Europe with constant winds, warm weather and waves all year round. The beach Playa Famara starts only a few meters from our kite school in center of the village.

The beach has a lenght of 6 km, big part of it is specially reserved for kite surfing. At low tide we have perfect conditions for kite surf lessons.

SCHEDULE

Time to be at RED STAR SURF in Famara: Individual – call us, or contact us now!

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