Are you an autonomous kitesurfer who is able to kitesurf upwind? Are you looking to improve your skills and start freestyling?
NewKiteZone offers Kitesurfing Progression Clinics in Punta Pellaro. You will have a personalised session that can last all day - depending on the weather condition and your motivation. You will practice with a certified coach who will focus solely on your kitesurfing equipment’s and goals.
During the session you have the option of using a helmet with an integrated walkie talkie, enabling your guide to guide and advise you in real time. Your instructor will also use video analysis so you can see your mistakes and correct them quickly.
Examples of kitesurfing aspects you could focus on:
- General understanding of kitesurfing
- Style, trim, upwind & toe-side
- Aerial transitions
- Wave & strapless riding
- Special unhooking techniques
- Unhooking tricks
The school disposes of a large area on the beach dedicated to the pratice of kitesurfing – you won’t find any obstacles or hindrances here. All practice will take place in the water near the coast however, this water is not shallow – you’ll be exposed to realistic conditions right from the get-go.
The wind here blows from side to onshore – ideal for beginners looking to get comfortable with kitesurfing.
All the equipment used is top of the range gear by Cabrinhna that is renewed every year to ensure you learn in optimum conditions.
NewKiteZone has a changing rooms, toilets (toilets for people with disabilities) and showers.
There is an area dedicated to equipment prepping, providing you with the space to get ready in peace.
The school is open every day the wind is blowing and the sun is out.
- After your arrival at the kitesurfing school you will be introduced to your instructor who will present the equipment you’ll be using
- You will define your goals together, your instructor will analyse you in the water to make sure your goals and realistic and attainable
- Then you’ll spend the rest of the day practicing, learning and improve your kitesurfing techniques
You normally practice alone in the water for the first half an hour, after which your coach will give you advice on what techniques you need to work on and what other kitesurfing aspects could be introduced. You will probably continue like this for the entire day from 10am to 7pm (depending on the wind conditions). Of course if you have any special requests your coach would be happy to take them on-board and adapt the lesson - if possible.
Kitesurfing equipment is not included in this option, you have the possibility of renting it onsite. Objectives
- Improve your existing kitesurfing skills, discover new techniques and try new tricks with a personal coach!Activity requirements
Minimum age: 16 years
All participants under 18 must provide written parental consent.
All participants must know how to swim autonomously.
You must provide a medical certificate from your doctor dated within the last 3 months stating that you are allowed to practice this activity.
It is advisable for all participants to be autonomous kiters, ideally with an IKO 3 or equivalent – you must be able to go upwind without any problems. Special terms
The lessons normally start at 10am depending on the wind conditions.
Please contact New Kite Zone a few days before your lesson to confirm your meeting time.
If your accommodation is not too far from the kitesurfing school then they may be able organise a free transportation, however, this would need to be confirmed with them.