kitesurf Lessons & rates

 

Kitesurfing

Kitesurfing is one of the fastest growing sports of the moment. It is a very divers sport and suitable for various ages and levels of practice. There are different types of kitesurfing, relaxed kiting on flat water, making freestyle jumps on the water, speed kiting or wave kiting.

Nowadays everyone can learn how to kitesurf, because of more developed and safer equipment. The most important thing is that you use the right equipment and safety instructions. BKS uses the latest kitesurf equipment and is included in the courses.

Lessons

BKS offers kitesurf lessons for different levels; from beginners, intermediate to advanced students. BKS takes great care in dividing all lessons in the different levels of students available. So that every student has the opportunity to progress as much as possible in her/his own level and pace.

There are 4 different kinds of lessons: Click on the lessons underneath to read more about it.

Standard lessons:

Standard lessons are the most popular at BKS. They are suitable for all levels and during the standard lessons you will learn all that is necessary to advance in your own level and pace. Depending on your level the lessons are divided in different IKO levels. For example by choosing a week package when you are a beginner, the course will consist of IKO level 1, 2 and 3.

Including: kitesurf equipment, wetsuit, equipment insurance, instructor and IKO level certificate.
Min. number of persons: 1
Max. Number of persons: 5

Rates Standard Kitesurf lessons

Courses Rates
6 H (2 x 3H) €155 / 1700 DH
9 H (3 x 3H) €220 / 2420 DH
12 H (4 x 3H) €280 / 3080 DH
15 H (5 x 3H) €330 / 3630 DH

The price per person is including complete equipment, equipment insurance and professional instructor.

  1. Semi-private lessons

    Semi-private lessons: (2 students max)

    Semi-private lessons are a good option for friends, couples, families or just 2 persons wanting to take lessons together. Includes: kitesurf equipment, wetsuit, equipment insurance, instructor and IKO level certificate. The standard semi-private is suitable for all levels. The semi-private lessons are for suitable for 2 people maximum.

    Courses Rates
    6 H (2 x 3H) €190 / 2200 DH
    9 H (3 x 3H) €280 / 3080 DH
    12 H (4 x 3H) €370 / 4070 DH
    +Extra session of 3H after 12H   €80 / 880 DH

    The price per person is including complete equipment, equipment insurance and professional instructor.

  2. Private lessons

    Private lessons:

    Includes: kitesurf equipment, wetsuit, equipment insurance, instructor and IKO level certificate. The private lessons are suitable for all levels. The private lessons are suitable for 1 person only.

    Courses Rates
    3 H €150 / 1650 DH
    6 H (2 x 3H) €280 / 3080 DH
    9 H (3 x 3H) €390 / 4290 DH
    +Extra session of 3H after 9H €120 / 1320 DH

    The price per person is including equipment, equipment insurance and private instructor

  3. Group lessons
    Group lessons:Includes: kitesurf equipment, wetsuit, equipment insurance,and instructor. The group lessons are suitable for all levels. The group lessons need a minimum of 6 person and a maximum 10 persons. Group rates are available on demand. Please contact BKS for a special group offer.The lesson durations are rough guides and the courses often overrun – we finish when all is complete, you’ve had a fun session and a good go at everything, not when the clock says so.
    There are several possibilities for each kitesurfing level and durations of the courses.

IKO kitesurf levels

At BKS we have developed with great care a successful learning IKO method which provides progress for students of all levels. All our lessons are given by certified IKO-instructors. Every student will receive an IKO level certificate after completing their course. The courses will be adjusted from beginners, intermediate and advanced level. This gives every student the opportunity to progress within their own level and pace. (Click on the levels to read more)


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Kitesurfing level 1 on land

Description: The first part of this program will take you through the steps of equipment set up, the launching and piloting of the kite, basic skills and safety,.
Entry level: No experience needed.
Duration: 3 hours

LEVEL 1A

  • Identifying safe wind directions and conditions for kiting
  • Recognizing the hazards of a spot
  • Setting up a trainer kite
  • Knowing how to use the safety systems
  • Carry and handle the kite properly

LEVEL 1B

  • Learning basic flying skills with a trainer kite
  • Knowing how to launch & land a trainer kite with an assistant
  • Twisting and untwisting the kite lines while flying the kite
  • Walking & changing directions while flying the kite

LEVEL 1C

  • Setting-up a 4/5 line kite with a full de-power system
  • Pre-flight safety checking of all equipment and settings
  • In-flight safety checking of all equipment and settings
  • Pulling the quick release and activating the kite leash
  • Understanding and using the international communication signals
  • Launching and landing the kite to an assistant and as an assistant (4/5-line de-power kite)

LEVEL 1D

  • Controlling the kite hooked into the harness (using two and one hand)
  • Understanding the de-power system and the use of the safety systems
  • Learning advanced flying skills with the de-power kite
  • Showing full control of de-power systems in flight

LEVEL 1E

  • Self landing
  • Recovering the bar and kite
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Kiteboarder Level 2 in the water

Description: By the end of the Discovery program, you will be piloting an inflatable kite, Understanding the de-power system and the use of the safety systems,
Learn to water-relanch and body dragging in the water and self rescue technical, theory of water start, get up on the board for your first rides.
Entry level: Kiteboarder level 1 or equivalent skill level.
Duration: 3 to 6 hours

LEVEL 2F

  • Enter and exit the water independently and safely while controlling the kite
  • Water re-launch the kite
  • Body drag downwind
  • Maintain correct kite position in the wind window
  • Change direction to the left and right while body dragging
  • Self-rescue and full pack-down in deep water

LEVEL 2G

  • Upwind body drag to recover board
  • Upwind body drag holding the board with one hand
  • Enter and exit at the same point while upwind body dragging

LEVEL 2H

  • Know the power stroke for a water start
  • Know the safety rules and theory for water start
  • Can put the board on the feet and maintain the correct position for water start

LEVEL 2I

  • Water starts in both directions and ride a short distance
  • Come to a controlled stop
  • Understand weather forecast, tidal- and wind effects
  • Determine the wind strength, direction and quality
  • Know the right of way rules
  • Know equipment set up and choice according to the weather conditions
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Students learn to ride by themselves and become proficient in all of the following.

Description: You will be able to control riding speed, upwind, transitions and maybe the first jump! During this program, you will learn how to manage your practice and enjoy it in a safe way.
Duration: 15h + and of cours depending on personal skills and wind conditions.
Entry level: Kiteboarder level 2 or equivalent skill level.

LEVEL 3J

  • Controlling the riding speed by edging
  • Toe side edging

LEVEL 3K

  • Consistently riding in all directions including upwind
  • Riding amongst other riders and water users and respect “Right of Way” rules

LEVEL 3L

  • Changing of direction without stopping
  • Make a toe side turn

LEVEL 3M

  • Making risk assessment and becoming aware of the riding are
  • Self-launching

LEVEL 3N

  • Knowing the theory and the safety rules for jumping
  • Landing a basic jump