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Why get ikO Certified?
Learn kiteboarding the right way!
IKO Cards are recognized everywhere in the kiteboarding world.
The IKO Kiteboarding standardized programs are designed to help you learn in a safe way. Your IKO instructor will respect your rhythm and take you through all the steps to reach your goals.

2.5 hours

Perquisite: None required 


The International Kiteboarding Organization (I.K.O.) is the world’s largest kiteboarding community, recognized in over 40 countries.  There is a worldwide network of affiliated schools and instructors, and each one has made a commitment to quality and safety.
 
During your Level 1 lesson, you will be introduced to the sport of kiteboarding, and learn various safety rules & skills on land before going into the water.   

Lesson Summary:
Assess the wind & physical location
Holding, Carrying and securing the kite on land
Setting up the kite
Safety systems and pre-flight check
Launching and landing as an assistant
How to steer and control the kite
 

Your lesson will end with your instructor taking you out in the water body dragging! This is when you’ll really fall in love with kiteboarding – and you’ll discover what you have in store in your next Level of instruction!

And the end of this session, you will be certified with your Level 1 IKO Kiteboarder Card.
Now you can move on to the next level of riding!

iKO Level 1 Certification

1/1

$115 cash

$125 credit card 

4 hours

Perquisite: Level 1 Certification (or equivalent)


The International Kiteboarding Organization (I.K.O.) is the world’s largest kiteboarding community, recognized in over 40 countries.  There is a worldwide network of affiliated schools and instructors, and each one has made a commitment to quality and safety.

You’ve complete level one, now it’s time for you to really get into the water and attempt your first water start with your instructor. 

You will learn to use the kite power to body drag in all possible directions, water relaunch your kite, self rescue, recover your board; and become proficient enough to begin riding on your own

Once you complete this program, you will start riding on the board. You will be ready to continue to the next level of riding and become an independent kiteboarder!

Lesson Summary:
Entering & exiting the water while controlling the kite
Water Relaunch
Body dragging
Self-Rescue
R.O.W Rules
Steady-pull
Water-Start

At the end of this session, you will be certified with your Level 2 IKO Kiteboarder Card.

iKO Level 2 Certification

$180 cash

$200 credit card 

8 Hours
Perquisite: Level 2 Certification (or equivalent)

Once you have completed this program, you will be able to start jumping and you will be a truly independent rider!

During this course, your Instructor will show you how to ride upwind, toe-side, and help you focus on higher skills like controlling your speed by edging, changing direction without stopping, self-launching and self-landing safely.

Lesson Summary:

Controlled Stop

Control of Riding Speed by Edging

Riding Upwind

Sliding Transitions

Toe-Side Riding

Toe-Side Turn

Self-Launching

Self-Rescue and Pack Down in Deep Water


At the end of this session, you will be certified with your Level 3 IKO Kiteboarder Card. 

As an independent rider, you’ll be able to ride on your own and rent equipment wherever you go.

 

iKO Level 3 Certification

1/1

$350 cash

$380 credit card 

Private Lessons are perfect for refreshing your knowledge.

 

Take your kiteboarding to the next level more efficiently with Ocean Freak instructors and our radio communication helmets.

If you are already kiteboarding and just need a quick refresher or you are just want to learn a new jump, our private kite lessons are the option for you!  This allows our instructors to adapt our teaching style to your learning style. 

 

Ocean Freaks uses the newest technology, BB Talkin. 

BB Talkin is a long range Bluetooth headset that is a game changer for our kiteboarding students and instructors. This technology enhances the learning curve because of its overall effect of crystal clear communication.  

 

This state-of-the-art technology allows you to receive the needed information promptly during our lessons, even when away from your instructor. 

We can communicate with you in a relaxing manner while demonstrating various skills to pinpoint the kite, board, and body movements without having to yell across the water to you.

 

Included:

- All Kite Gear Rental

- 1 Hour Private Lesson 

1 HOUR PRIVATE LESSON

1/4

$50    cash

$55    credit card