1) CAN I LEARN TO KITE ON MY OWN OR CAN A FRIEND TEACH ME?
Rule number one about kitesurfing is that you can’t learn alone. You need a certified instructor, otherwise is very easy to hurt yourself.
Kitesurfing should not be practice alone. Kitesurfers need assistance to launch and land the kite. So don’t try to do it on your own.
Trying to save your money with a friend is not a good idea either. Your friend may be a good kitesurfer, but unless he has years of experience teaching kitesurfing he won’t be a good instructor. IKO certified instructors are skillful professionals who pass different tests to teach kitesurfing with the best techniques.
If you have a law problem, would you hire a friend to help you or would you hire a lawyer? Don't think twice, hire a professional kite instructor for your kiteboarding lessons.
2) HOW LONG IT TAKES TO LEARN KITESURFING?
Learning kitesurfing is a linear process. It is not fast, as other water sports can be, but totally worth the time.
It takes from 3 to 4 hours to get to the board stage. Unless you are super skillful, you won’t be with the board in your first hour of lessons.
To become an independent kiteboarder takes between 9 to 12 hours.
Every student is different and has a different rhythm. We go as fast as you go. If you have excellent skills and you are “a natural”, you will learn very fast.
If not, don’t worry, the learning process will take a little longer for you but we are here to help you. Go step by step. Focus on what you are doing, listen to your instructor, follow the training process, go on your own rhythm and you will end up kitesurfing.
3) HOW MANY HOURS PER DAY CAN I TAKE?
The average is 3 hours of kite lessons per day. The perfect amount to improve your kitesurf skills and process all the new information without getting exhausted.
Every student is different though. If you feel you can do more, we'll go for it. If you think two hours is enough for you, we'll stop right there. If you try one hour and realize kitesurfing is not for you, you can stop your kite lessons any time.
4) WHICH IS THE MINIMUM AGE TO LEARN KITESURFING?
There is no minimum age to learn a sport and kitesurfing is not the exception. Once a kid is ready and feels the passion to try it, that is enough. For safety reasons it is recommended to start at least with 40 kilos of weigh (around 88 pounds).
Kids are awesome. They learn fast and easy. They are not afraid of trying new things. So, our moto is “let the kids be kids”. If they want to try it, let them try it. We’ll be right next to them guiding, teaching and making a fun and safe experience for them.
5) DO I NEED TO BE SPECIALLY FIT TO LEARN?
You don’t need to be specially fit to kite. You don’t need to be a super hero to grab the bar and fly the kite. Everyone can do it with the proper instruction.
Whether you are a women or a man, young or old, fit or not so fit, you can come to our school, learn how to kitesurf with one of our certified instructors and have the time of your life.
6) I’M A COMPLETE BEGINNER, CAN I LEARN TO KITESURF IN TULUM WITH YOU?
Yes, you can learn to Kitesurf with us even if you have never touched a kite before. We all were beginners once. We all had to take lessons once.
Keep calm, almost the 90% of our clients are complete beginners like you. But you have to start some day, right? So do it now. Don’t miss the chance to try it.
7) DO YOU ORGANIZE GROUP LESSONS?
No, we don’t. Our group lessons are designed for couples, friends or family members who want to take lessons together.