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Why Taking a Kite Lesson Can Save You Money and Get You Learning Kitesurfing Quicker!

If your interested in learning to kitesurf you're probably wondering whether to take a kite lesson or not. There are plenty of instruction videos and manuals out there... why don't you just teach yourself? Any good instructional video or manual will advise you that the safest and quickest way to learn kitesurfing is to take a kite lessons. Sure a video is great for reminding you of the things you've covered during your kite lesson but you should never attempt to learn solely from a video or manual...Why? read on....


Why Kiteboarders Need to Start Thinking Like Athletes

To be a healthy and progressing kiteboarder, you have to think and train like an athlete. You can't just show up to kiteboard on Sunday morning when the wind is blowing and hope to stay out all day and injury free. Or be able to fully enjoy your kiteboarding vacation. When we are learning to kiteboard on a kiteboarding holiday or already know how to kitesurf, most of us would like to be able to squeeze every last minute out of the wind.

The Top Ten Myths About Kitesurfing

Kitesurfing has only been a mainstream sport for a little over 10 years now which means there a lot of common misconceptions regarding how it works, what you need, how much it costs, and how safe it is. When most people think about kitesurfing, which is also known as kiteboarding, they think that it's the same thing as windsurfing or wakeboarding. In reality, the sport is completely different from anything else out there. Though it is a board sport, it's basically 75% kite flying and 25% board riding. This article dispels the most common myths about kitesurfing.