Student Spotlight: Learning How To Kiteboard
Learning how to kiteboard does not need to be difficult! With proper instruction and a good mindset, kiteboarding is a sport that can be enjoyed by anyone. Certain activities like traction kiting, sailing and wakeboarding are some of the sports that translate over. Our student in this post has experience traction kiting, paramotor and sailing.
Lesson Duration: 2 Hours
What’s your age? 49
Where’s your hometown? Madison, TN
Where did you first see kiteboarding or how did you find out about kiteboarding? YouTube
What concerns did you have before taking lessons? Embarrassing myself
What stood out to you during your first lesson? How knowledgeable the instructor is.
What was your favorite part of the lesson? Body Dragging and Learning to control the kite.
Do you have advice for other people looking to take lessons? Don’t be afraid to make mistakes, that’s how you learn.
Are you going to kiteboard again? Absolutely
This student had great mentality going into the lesson, he had experience with traction kites and sailing that we used and referred to throughout the lesson but he understood the potential power a kite can generate. He listened and practiced what he was taught which helped him to effortlessly control the kite. He was able to quickly develop the muscle memory that allowed him to progress through the fundamental steps of kite control. At 49 years old he had no problem learning how to control the kite and we look forward to getting him riding proficiently.