KITESURFING

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PDC Kiteboarding School offers the very best in kiteboarding lessons. All Instructors are IKO Certified (International Kiteboarding Organisation) and are superevised by IKO Instructor Level 2, Demetrio Savio. All student recive an IKO Certification Card to certify their level of Kiteboarding. Kitesirfing lessons are given using the latest, safest and most appropriate Equipment as well as Helmet and Flotation device.  If you do not have an IKO Kiteboarders Card the a short assessment may be given.

We teach mostly private lessons, but also group lessons of not more than 2-3 student per instructor. Thanks for these private classes or small groups we can addure “customised / student-oriented” instruction and quality teaching during the lessons. 

LEVEL 1: DISCOVERY COURSE 3H

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250 USD
PRIVATE LESSON
180 USD PER PERSON
GROUP LESSON (2-3 PAX)

 

Course details:  3 hours Course over 1 day from complete beginner to learning the theory and first water starts.

LEVEL 2: INTERMEDIATE COURSE 6H

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470 USD
PRIVATE LESSON
360 USD PER PERSON
GROUP LESSON (2-3 PAX)

 

Course details: 6 hours Course over 2 days from complete beginner to some exercises with the board.

LEVEL 3: INDEPENDENT COURSE 9H

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670 USD
PRIVATE LESSON
500 USD PER PERSON
GROUP LESSON (2-3 PAX)

 

Cours details: 9 hours Cours over 3 days from complete beginner to standing on the board and riding upwind. You will become independant rider.

LEVEL 4: ADVANCED COURSE 12H

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Mexico kiteboarding, windsurfing, kitesurfing, beach kites, kitesurfing equipment, kite sailing, kiteboard Riviera Maya, Cancun, Playa del Carmen, Wake boarding lessons
850 USD
PRIVATE LESSON
620 USD PER PERSON
GROUP LESSON (2-3 PAX)

 

 

Cours details: 12 hours full Cours over 4 days from complete beginner to advanced. Learn to master riding in all directions as well as basic jumping techniques!

PLEASE NOTE: The amount of time spent on each level depends upon the student abilities and are estimations only. More or less time may be spent according to your Instructors advice.

SOME FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE THE LEARNING CURVE ARE:

  • Student ability, weight
  • Sailing, kite flying, and other board-sport experience
  • Wind strength and direction

Prices are per person and include all Kiteboarding Equipment, Instructors and Assistants. Prices also include the IKO certification Card.

ACHIEVED SKILLS AND CERTIFICATION LEVELS

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LEVEL 1 / day 1:

Level 1A
Know safe wind directions and conditions for kiting Know hazards on a spot
Set up a trainer kite

Know the use of safety systems

Level 1B
Have basic flying skills with trainer kite
Launch and land the trainer kite with an assistant Twist and untwist the lines while flying the kite Walk and change directions while flying the kite Know the wind window

Level 1C
Set-up a 4/5 line kite with a full de-power system
Pre-flight check of equipment and settings
In flight check of equipment and settings
Understand and use the international communication signals
Launch and land the kite to an assistant and as an assistant (4/5-line de- power kite)

Level 1D
Control the kite hooked into the harness
Understand the de-power system and can use the safety systems Advanced flying skills with the de-power kite
Show full control of de-power systems in flight

Level 1E
Pull quick release and activate leash Recover the bar and kite
Self land

LEVEL 2 / day 2:

Level 2F
Enter and exit the water independently and safely while controlling the kite Water re-launch the kite
First body drag downwind
Maintain correct kite position in the wind window
Change direction to the left and right while body dragging Recover the kite and bar in the 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

LEVEL 3&4 / day 3&4:

Level 3J
Control the riding speed by edging 
 Consistent riding in both directions

Level 3K
Consistent riding in all directions including upwind
Ride amongst other riders and water users and respect right of way rules

Level 3L
Change of direction without stopping Self-rescue and full pack-down in the water

Level 3M
Risk assessment and awareness of the riding area 
 Self launch

Level 3N
Make a toe side turn
Knows the theory and the safety rules for jumping. 
 Land a basic jump

IKO (International Kiteboarding Organization) certification courses are offer daily from 9:30am till 5:30pm (depending how much light is left!!) by our highly experienced IKO certified Instructors! Also, for those who already hold a Kiteboarding certification or can show proof of their skills, PDCK has the latest SLINGSHOT and NORTH KITEBOARDING / DUOTONE (among others) for rent.

KITEBOARDING EQUIPMENT RENTAL PRICES

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All unsupervised rentals are subject to terms and a deposit. You must have an autonomous level and be able to ride up wind to rent unsupervised.
If you do not have an IKO Kiteboarders Card then a short assessment may be given.

LESS THAN 2 HOURS1 DAY3 DAYS
Full equipment100 USD170 USD400 USD
Kite only100 USD300 USD
Board only50 USD150 USD
Harness20 USD60 USD

NOTE: We require you to have good kite skills and able to ride up wind and transition with no problems.

KITEBOARDING SUPEVISION PRICES

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Supervision is for those riders who cannot stay upwind need some assistance, need a refresh or if your instructor does not think you are ready to practice alone. Supervision includes all the Equipment you need plus an IKO Instructor who will stay with you and keep a close eye on you for your safety.

LESS THAN 2 HOURS1 DAY3 DAYS
Supervision with Full Equipment150 USD220 USD550 USD
Supervision with your own equipment50 USD150 USD

You can get supervision + rental. Choose between all the equipment we offer for rent and get an instructor to help you and take care of you at the beach.