Have you taken kitesurfing lessons with us in Cape Town & Langebaan before?
Coastline Kitesurfing would like to introduce our new IKO leveling system.
When you’ve completed your kitesurfing lessons with us you will receive your IKO certification card. This certification card is internationally recognized and allows you to rent gear at IKO recognized kite schools around the world!
On the back of your card you’ll notice different leveling systems which doesn’t make much sense on its own. However we’ve made this blog to help you understand what each level signifies.
Please use the chart below, to get a deeper understanding of what your cards level means.
|S.E.A. (Spot, Environment, Activity) Assessment|
|Holding, Carrying and Securing a Kite on Land|
|Kite Set Up|
|Safety Systems Use|
|Launching and Landing as an Assistant|
|First Piloting and Explore the Wind Window’s Edge|
|Let Go of the Bar|
|Twist and Untwist the Lines|
|Walking While Flying the Kite|
|Launching and Landing as a Pilot|
|Wind Window Theory|
|In flight Quick Release Activation|
|Enter and Exit the Water While Controlling the Kite|
|Side Body-drag with 2 Hands|
|Body-drag with Power Stroke on Both Sides|
|Body-drag with the Board|
|Self-Rescue and Pack Down Discovery|
|R.O.W. Rules Introduction|
|Control of Riding Speed by Edging|
|Pack Down in Deep Water|
I hope this allows you to better understand what your IKO card means.
A quick word by the IKO organization.
Learn, Progress and Teach Kitesurfing.
“Kitesurfing is a young extreme sport; with over 16 years of research, feedback, testing and development we have created a full circle program in multiple languages to quickly and safely teach new kitesurfers, instructors and instructor trainers to safely develop the sport. We have set the standard and teamed up with schools internationally to deliver this service and progression at a global scale. Learn, progress and teach kitesurfing with IKO to become internationally recognized for your skills and services.”