What is Kitesurfing?
Kitesurfing or kitesurfing is an extreme water sport using the wind to power the kite and a board to move across the water. The sport combines aspects of paragliding, surfing, windsurfing, skateboarding, snowboarding and wakeboarding. Harnessed to a large hand-controlled kite (size of the kite depends on person’s weight and wind speed) and powered by the wind, the kiteboarder uses a board to ride and glide across the water.
LEarn how to kitesurf in paradise!
Our Mission at Aruba Kitesurfing School is to teach kitesurfing in a safe, efficient and fun way while sharing our passion for kitesurfing and the ocean to the world. We build kitesurfers! We are located at Fisherman´s Huts which is walking distance from the high rise hotel area. We teach in shallow crystal clear blue waters, warm temperatures, and trade winds all year-round. We offer kitesurfing lessons, wing surfing lessons, hydro foiling lessons, stand up paddle boarding and more! Contact us to book your session. For more information please checkout our Courses / packages or Contact Us.
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General information about the lessons:
Each lesson has a duration of 2 hours. We offer a beginner package that consists out of 8 hours / 4 lessons, we offer this package out experience that this is what it usually takes to learn how to Kitesurf, but it all depends per person and their level of progression.
What does the 4 Lessons (8hrs) package consist of?
This package teaches you how to Kitesurf in three simple steps:
1. Kite control: learn how to maneuver a 1 meter kite on the beach and understand the wind window and power zone.
2. Body dragging: go in the water with a bigger kite with more power, learn all about the safety and eject system, learn how to relaunch and recover the kite, learn how to generate more power with the kite; power pulls, learn how to upwind body drag to recover your board.
3. Board time: time to apply all the kite knowledge from previous lessons together with the board and start kitesurfing!
From Monday to Saturday lessons start at 9.30 – 12.30 at 15.00 and on Sundays lessons start at 12.00 and 15.00
Group lessons are only available if you form a group 2-3 people with your family/friend/partner where you share the kite with 1 instructor.
Group Lesson price: $120 per person for 2hrs –– $399 per person for 4 lesson package, by taking the package you get an $80 discount for committing to the sport.
For advanced riders who know how to want learn a new discipline within kitesurfing with more action. Requirements: good kite control and experience with directional boards. We usually advise to try the foil board with your own kite first since you are already familiar with it, since the foil board is completely different.
This is a one-on-one lesson with the instructor.
Private Lesson price: $175 for 2hrs — $650 for 8 hrs/4 lessons package, by taking the package you get an $50 discount for committing to the sport.
Wing foiling is the latest in board sports that involves handling a two-handed wing with a hydrofoil board. It’s a practice that combines the disciplines of kitesurfing, windsurfing, and foiling. Wing surfing is offered to both experienced and to non-experienced kitesurfers.
For advanced riders we offer a more progressive lesson where we cover topics such as riding upwind, transitions, jumping, some tricks such as backrolls, board grabs, riding toeside. Advanced Lesson price: $150 for 2hrs, this is only available for kitesurfers traveling with their own complete gear.
Kitesurf with us!
At Aruba Kitesurfing School teaching you how to kite in safe and fun is our #1 priority. We have a team of highly experienced instructors from all over the world which enables us to teach kitesurfing in different languages. Our team is passionate about sharing their love for the sport by sharing and teaching it to others. The school is powered by the latest and best kitesurfing equipment which speeds up your learning process. Come explore paradise with us in the best way possible, kitesurfing! Make it Happen with #ArubaKitesurfingSchool
Learn how to kitesurf in 3 simple steps!
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