KITESURFING LESSONS

Cours particulier de kitesurf à Montreal

COURSES REGISTRATION : CLIC HERE

 

Where?

Spots will be generally in the West Island of Montreal (Dorval, Pierrefonds, Valleyfield ..) and will change depending on the wind direction! 

Clic here to see the different spots depending on the wind direction. 

 

How much?

If it is a quiet day (the most common case), you will be instructed in particular (1 student) for a 3 hour session and you will pay $ 87/hour+ taxes per person.

If it is a very busy day, you may be instructed by group of 2 students for a 4 hours session and then you pay $ 70 +taxes / hour per person

How to register?

Just clic on the button on the top/bottom of the page.

We will send you text messages each time the conditions are good for a lesson, usually one or two days before the lesson. If you can come on that day, answer YES quickly, if not, DO NOT answer, and we will keep on sending you messages until you have a lesson.

 

Conduct of the course

Day 1

During the first appointment of 3 or 4 hours, you will learn :

- How to chose your spot
- Where to stand on the spot
- How to choose the size of the kite
- Mounting the kite: inflation, methods of connecting lines, discovering the security systems of the kite..
- On land: preparation for takeoff  with an inflate kite.
- Construction of the "launching window" compared to the "flying window" ...
- The same for landing ...
- Verification of equipment: harness, helmet, vest, boots, proper functioning of the walkie talkie to be in constant contact with the teacher ...
- In the water, learning how to launch an inflate kite, analysis of various options and understand the risks.
- The 1st test assisted by the teacher to go to autonomy ...
- Learning oriented traction slipping in shallow water, it is called body dragging (downwind, crosswind, and wind) ...
- Learning relaunch in shallow water when the kite falls ... and yes! This happens somtimes!
- Learning  self rescue, how to gage dangerous situation and recover his equipment safely... Learning to walk with the kite in the air.
- Stabilize the kite in the air with one hand.
- Learn to catch back his board in shallow water, wing stabilized.
- Then, a few exercices of drift with the board on foot, by balancing the wing.
- Technical work around waterstart (water start seat in the water).
- Learn to facilitate the rise of the board and stabilize the standing position.
- Exercises to start sliding while maintaining the power in your kite. 
- First steps toward planning ...

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....... The rest is up to you .......

- Learn how to properly store your kite.

At the end of three or four first hours, it is strongly recommended to buy your own equipment (kite, harness, board) to continue the course. Our dedicated team will be able to guide you in your purchases.

For sure , if you want you can take as much lessons as you want with our equipment.


Day 2

During the second appointment, we will:

- Learn how to operate the kite you bought (security settings, etc.)
- Review some exercises of the first RV
- Go to autonomous navigation

 

From this point, you begin to practice alone, simply supervised by the instructor who will be all other days on the spot.


Day 3

It is you who contact me for 10 or 20 minutes to just help unlocking certain skills (riding upwind, jump, change direction...)

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Before the lesson

 

We recommend you to pass by the shop before taking the lessons to get learn more about the equipment and to read all the informations on your website concerning the lessons.

The purchase of a Trainer Kite and a DVD will allow you to accelerate considerably your learning during the first lesson.

  

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