Kitesurfing Lessons in Kos Island

Kitesurfing Lessons in Kos Island

Activity Snapshot

  • Sport level: from Beginner to Advanced
  • Spoken languages: English, French, German
  • Fitness level: from Beginner to Advanced
  • Duration: from 1 hr to 2-3 days
  • Cancellation policy: 
    moderate1) Cancellation 10 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are automatically refunded for the full activity price

    2) Cancellation between 4 and 10 days prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are entitled to a 50% refund

    3) 4 days or later, prior to the agreed activity starting date, is considered last-minute cancellations
    → No refund will be made
  • Meeting point:
    Windzone Surf Center Psalidi Beach, Kos
  • Opening seasons:

Activity description

Windzone offer kite lessons for beginners or advanced kiters. You can choose either a private course or a group course. The instructors of Windzone are known for being very friendly while focusing on the quality of the courses. Usually the courses last either 2 hours for the private, either 3 hours in small groups. As it is very challenging to take your first steps kite boarding, the group courses cannot be of more than two people for the quality of the course would be affected. 

The spot

Psalidi is one of the most famous beaches for windsurfing in Kos island. the beach is mostly sandy and pebbly at some points. The most important thing is that the wind blows almost every day making it the perfect spot to go kitesurfing. Near the main beach the water is quite shallow at some points which makes it ideal for beginners to learn how to use the kite. 

What will you learn (IKO courses) : 

First Level

  • You will be able to see the wind contitions and find safe spot for kiting
  • You will go flying a trainer kite 
  • You will learn the wind window
  • You will learn how to use the safety system
  • You will go flying hooked a`4 line kite
  • You will learn the international communication signals

Second Level

  • You will be able to enter and exit the water independently
  • Water relanch
  • You will perform your first body drag downwind
  • You will be able to body drag upwind with one hand
  • You will be able to body drag with the board
  • You will learn the safety rules and the theory for water start
  • You will put the board on the feet and the correct position for the water start

Usually it takes you 9 to 12 hours to reach the Level Two depending on the person. Per day you can have a two hours private or a three hours group lesson. Depending on your needs and expectations you can arrange the hours of the private courses with the instructors and you can either split them in one day or in different days.  

Offers

1
1 Hour Private Lesson - Trial

1 hour of kitesurfing trial on the beach to learn the basics of kitesurfing

Do not forget to bring
  • Beachwear
Sport level:Beginner
Duration:1 hr
Minimum Age:minimum 12 y/o
Meeting point:
Windzone Surf Center Psalidi Beach, Kos
Included:
  • All necessary equipment
2
2 Hours Private Lesson

This is a 2 hours private course for beginners or intermediate kite riders.

No matter what your level you can set the targets with your experienced instructor and you will progress in kiting either in the beginners area either in the pro's - freeriders. 

Do not forget to bring
  • Beachwear
Sport level:Beginner
Duration:2 hrs
Minimum Age:minimum 12 y/o
Meeting point:
Windzone Surf Center Psalidi Beach, Kos
Included:
  • All necessary equipment
3
6 Hours Private Lesson

This is a 6 hours private course. You can either be a beginner who wants to learn everything from scratch, either an intermediate rider who wants to get improve.

If you are a total beginner you can expect to perform your first ride with a beginner kite, and then with a normal kite. You will learn how to communicate with signals, how to control your kite and ride the waves.

For intermediate you can practice body drag upwind or downwind and many more tricks. The course is 6 hours and can be split in two days - 3 hours per day. 

Do not forget to bring
  • Beachwear
Sport level:Beginner
Duration:2-3 days
Minimum Age:minimum 12 y/o
Meeting point:
Windzone Surf Center Psalidi Beach, Kos
Included:
  • All necessary equipment
4
9 Hours Private Lesson

This is an 9 hours course, ideal for beginners.

As a beginner you will pass everything in the level one course of IkO.

Intermediate riders also can take it to get improved.

The beginners will be able to ride with a beginner kite and after with a normal kite upon their choice. You will learn how to control your kite, how to ride on the water, and how to turn a bit to rescue your board in case you lose it.

For the intermediates you can expect to learn how to go upwind and downwind, how to drag your body, how to water relaunch and how to enter and exit the water.

This 9-hours course can be done in 3 days having 3 hours of private training.

Do not forget to bring
  • Beachwear
Sport level:Beginner
Duration:2-3 days
Minimum Age:minimum 12 y/o
Meeting point:
Windzone Surf Center Psalidi Beach, Kos
Included:
  • All necessary kitesurf equipment
5
3 Hours Semi-Private Lesson

This is a 3 hours group course of 2 people for beginners and intermediate kite riders.

2 riders / 1 kite

No matter what your level you can set the targets with your experienced instructor and you will progress in kiting either in the beginners area either in the pro's - freeriders.

If you are a beginner you will learn the basics and get to surf with a beginner's kite.  

Do not forget to bring
  • Beachwear
Sport level:Beginner
Duration:1 half day
Minimum Age:minimum 12 y/o
Meeting point:
Windzone Surf Center Psalidi Beach, Kos
Included:
  • All necessary equipment
6
6 Hours Semi Private Lesson

This is a 6 hours group course of 2 people maximum.

2 riders / 1 kite

You can either be a beginner who wants to learn everything from scratch, either an intermediate rider who wants to get improve.

If you are a total beginner you can expect to perform your first ride with a beginner kite, and then with a normal kite. You will learn how to communicate with signals, how to control your kite and ride the waves.

For intermediate you can practice body drag upwind or downwind and many more tricks. The course is 6 hours and can be split in two days - 3 hours per day. 

Do not forget to bring
  • Beachwear
Sport level:Beginner
Duration:2-3 days
Minimum Age:minimum 12 y/o
Meeting point:
Windzone Surf Center Psalidi Beach, Kos
Included:
  • All necessary kite equipment
7
9 Hours Semi-private Lesson

This is an 9 hours group course of 2 people, ideal for beginners.

2 riders /1 kite

As a beginner you will pass everything in the level one. Intermediate riders also can take it to get improved. The beginners will be able to ride with a beginner kite and after with a normal kite upon their choice. You will learn how to control your kite, how to ride on the water, and how to turn a bit to rescue your board in case you lose it.

For the intermediates you can expect to learn how to go upwind and downwind, how to drag your body, how to water relaunch and how to enter and exit the water.

This 9 hours course can be split in 3 days - 3 hours of training per day. 

Do not forget to bring
  • Beachwear
Sport level:Beginner
Duration:2-3 days
Minimum Age:minimum 12 y/o
Meeting point:
Windzone Surf Center Psalidi Beach, Kos
Included:
  • All kitesurf equipment
8
1 Hour Private Coaching by boat

1 hour of private coaching by boat 

GoPro video and analysis of technique and movement to improve specific parts

Do not forget to bring
  • Beachwear
Sport level:Advanced
Duration:1 hr
Minimum Age:minimum 12 y/o
Meeting point:
Windzone Surf Center Psalidi Beach, Kos
Included:
  • All necessary equipment

Meeting point

Windzone Surf Center Psalidi Beach, Kos Get directions
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