Waterstart , Phase 3

Kite On, Kite surfing school in Lagoinha Brazil

No, it was not really that exercise

Waterstart (2 to 4 hours) with the board

Pre waterstart exercises:

– Know the power needed to perform the waterstart
– Know the safety rules and waterstart theory
– Be able to put the feet in the footstraps and keep the kite in the right position for the waterstart

Kite On, Kite surfing school in Lagoinha Brazil

Much better

Waterstart :

– Be able to realize a waterstart on both sides and navigate a short distance
– Know how to stop in a controlled manner
– Understand the weather , tides, wind effects
– Determine the wind direction , quality and strength
– Know the navigation priority rules
– Know how to choose and prepare equipment depending on weather conditions