PROFESSIONAL LEVEL COACHING OF ALL LEVELS AND DISCIPLINES FROM OUR SEASONED RESIDENT COACH.

 

Run by ex-professional athlete, and BKSA endorsed national coach - Chris Burke, our advanced coaching sessions are available nationwide on a 1-1 or group basis of up to 6.

With over 14 years of experience as a coach travelling the globe, Chris knows first hand how a clear and practical lesson plan makes a significant difference to the rate, fun and safety of developing advanced kiting techniques.

Following a bite size syllabus honed to each individual, advanced sessions are available hourly or in dedicated 3 hour clinics. These are carefully designed to break down hurdles and guarantee progression.

 

“Seeing yourself perform every part of the move is the key to landing it. Visualisation is everything”

Chris Burke

 

Taking Flight - 3 hrs
£140 1:1 / £75 group

  • Looking at getting airborne and controlling jump height, this is where kiting gets really fun.
  • Learn take off, mid air control and landing, with a focus on confidence building, understanding and skill development as the height and hang time gets bigger.
  • Learning to float, land softly and even switch direction mid-air, to continue jumping with more power.

Subjects:

Board 'popping'
Jumping Higher
Balanced air time
Correct landing
Air transitions


Rotation Clinic - 3 hrs
£140 1:1 / £75 group

  • Focused on developing rolls, our rotation clinic lays down the foundations needed to take riding to the next level.
  • From the take off, cut and mid-spinning control, to spotting a landing and riding away, some key points, demonstrations and plenty of attempts have riders nailing their first spins in no time.
  • Progressing quickly onto roll variations, the session aims to give you a solid understanding and potential bag of tricks to be working on.

Subjects:

Back rolls
Front Rolls
Roll 180's
Roll transitions


Boosting clinic - 3 hrs
£140 1:1 / £75 group

  • Getting higher, spinning faster and pulling harder. Our boosting clinic takes riders beyond their comfort zone by really pulling the trigger on power.
  • Controlling single and multiple spins we cover the advanced body and kite techniques required to keep balanced when 30 feet up.
  • Half way through, we start spicing things up by looking at kite looping. Progressively more aggressive, we cover a solid foundation of how to take riding to the next level.

Subjects:

Jumping higher
Advanced air control
Controlling slow & multiple rotations
Down looping
Kite looping

 


Unhooking - 3 hrs
£140 1:1 / £75 group

  • Opening up a whole new world of options, our unhooking clinic boosts riders into the world of advanced freestyle.
  • Covering equipment tuning and riding adjustments, we quickly move onto riding techniques, loading up and popping. 
  • Building understanding as we go, railey's and unhooked rolls are on the trick list that will be covered as we move fast onto high-end moves.

Subjects:

Kite trimming & kit adjustments
Unhooked controlling
Riding techniques
Railey's
Unhooked rolls


Advanced unhooking- 3 hrs
£140 1:1 / £75 group

 

  • Developing advanced skills and techniques, our advanced unhooking sessions look at learning and adding handle pass rotations to moves.
  • Building understanding and technique, we follow a progressive system on which to build solid foundations in spins.
  • Covering frontside and backside spinning on the water first, we aim to move onto aerial spins and combination moves quickly. Covering a complete range of techniques in order to multiply personal trick options.

Subjects:

Backside and frontside understanding
Handle passing techniques
Surface spinning
Landing wrapped & blind
Air passing
Adding spins to railey's and rolls.


Surfboard introduction - 3 hrs
£140 1:1 / £75 group

  • Heading out onto the ocean side, our surf board sessions cover a complete understanding of conditions, equipment and technique.
  • Starting with some basics on choosing locations and what to do in situations good and bad, the session will move quickly onto the water to learn methods of leaving the beach.
  • Developing water starts and riding position differences on a directional board, the session will aim to move onto completing carve turns and then wavering top and bottom turn techniques.

Subjects:

Session planning
Equipment familiarisation
Waterstart techniques
Stance adjustment
Carving & turns
Wave riding techniques
 


FoilBoard introduction - 3 hrs
£150 1:1

  • Following a dedicated and progressive foiling syllabus, our foil board clinics focus on enhancing the fun and speed of learning.
  • Starting by developing a foilboard specific stance and general understanding, lessons move through several board systems, building confidence and skills.
  • Covering handling and riding skills, our foil clinics give a solid and complete understanding of the sport, what to do and how to continue, aiming to reach a level of sustained flight on the wing.
  • Foilboard lessons use our specific 'flight school' short masted foil board (included in the price).

Subjects:

Equipment familiarisation
Equipment handling
Safety considerations
Waterstart technique adjustment
Stance adjustment practice
Foilboard water start
Foilboard Stopping
Foilboard take off
Sustaining flight


1:1 Hourly training - £50ph

We offer hourly advanced sessions too. Good for a swift bit of advice on nailing one move, or getting a bit of direction on where to go next. Tailored to the individual needs we move quickly to set some aims, discuss some techniques and offer advice.


Note: Advanced lesson costs are based on tuition only, riders should use their own kit. Hire equipment is available on coaching sessions for an extra £10 per hour.