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Private Kiteboarding Lesson in Tulum

  • Private kitesurfing lesson in Tulum
  • Choose a 3-, 6-, or 9-hour lesson, which takes place at a professional kiteboarding school
  • Learn kitesurf theory like ‘wind window’ and get familiar with setting up the equipment
Private Kiteboarding Lesson in Tulum
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USD 240.00
The peaceful beaches of Tulum provide the perfect spot to learn the extreme sport of kitesurfing, a combination of surfing and paragliding. Pick up the sport at a pace that suits you during a 3-, 6- or 9-hour private lesson with the latest kite gear and International Kiteboarding Organization (IKO)–certified instructors. Learn kite control and kitesurfing techniques like the ‘body drag upwind.’ The longer the lesson, the more you master.
What to Expect
Your lesson begins as you meet your instructor at the kitesurfing school in Tulum. You will get the latest gear and get ready. Your lesson uses IKO methods which are designed to make you learn in the easiest and safest way. You can start a course in Tulum and continue it in any IKO centre around the world. If you already have some kite training, you can start the lesson from the stage you are, not having to repeat everything all over again.
You will have an IKO-certified instructor who will respect your rhythm and take you step by step to reach your goals. The course is taught with a 4 lines inflatable kite from minute one as no training kites are used at first. During the 3-hour lesson, you will learn Kitesurf theory including the “wind window” principle, weather acknowledge, wind directions and conditions for kiting. You will also learn about the kite safety systems and how to set kitesurf equipment up.
As the tour progresses, you will be taught kite control, meaning how to fly a 4 lines inflatable kite on the beach. Then, you'll get ready to launch and land a kitesurf on the beach with assistance, as well as learn the international kitesurf communication signals.
You will also learn kite-surfing techniques including the Body Drag upwind (know how to use the power of the kite to sail upwind using your body as a keel), power strokes (how to use all the power of the kite in the water) and water-start with board (depending on the improvement and level of each student). Once you complete this program, you will get better when you go to the beach and can decide the size of the kite, control,wind direction and power with little supervision.
Come and enjoy a tour that will teach you all about a fun and unique water sport.
Reviews (12)
1 - 5 of 12 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Amazing Experience + Amazing Instructor

This was by far the best part of visiting Tulum. The setting is beautiful, and the instructor was EXTREMELY nice and helpful. I HIGHLY recommend this school to anyone thinking about learning kiteboarding. You will not regret it.

Thank Emilio P
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile
Amazing Kitesurfing lessons in paradise. You guys rock!!

Thanks fellow trip advisor reviewers. You were so right. Mauricio (Mau) and the Mexican Tulum Kitesurf team rock! I am now hooked to Kitesurfing thanks to you Mau! I am just coming back from a week in Tulum where I wanted to take Kitesurfing starter...More

Thank Emmanuel M
Reviewed 12 June 2018
Stop considering other options and go with Mau at Mexican Caribbean Kitesurf

I did 3 hours of private lessons with Mau on the beach which was a fantastic experience. Mau was born to be a teacher and is extremely patient and encouraging. I wanted to do more sessions but he was too busy! Mau also took my...More

Thank RaoulN40
Reviewed 4 May 2018
Great beginner/refresher kite lessons! Thanks!

Thanks Casey, Scott, Mauricio, Pawel, Rocio! The Dreamteam! With four days for a starter/refresher course and limited wind, I couldn't have asked for more. Casey, you were able to maximized my learning speed by determining the pace I could handle and by explaining the nuances...More

Thank tsi13
MauricioRo, Propietario at Mexican Caribbean Kitesurf & Paddlesurf, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Thanks so much Tim for your time and for your amazing review. Casey and the rest of the team were very happy to have you around and teach you kitesurfing. The 2 way helmet radios are indeed a must for a good kitesurfing lessons. Hope...More

Reviewed 26 April 2018
Great team, nice and relaxing - I had a very good time

I took some kite surfing lessons and we (my kids and I) also went on two SUP tours with Mauricio. What should I say - I had a great time :-) The kite surfing instructors are highly qualified. Mauricio is an excellent guide - from...More

Thank travellerL9827RB
MauricioRo, Propietario at Mexican Caribbean Kitesurf & Paddlesurf, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Thanks so much for your time and for such an amazing review. It was a pleasure having you and your kids around. Hope we see each other again in the future. All the best from Tulum Rocio & Mauricio

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