You´re passionate about Kiteboarding, open minded and love working with other people? You are rather outside on the beach than inside an office and flexibility is one of your great strengths?
Well then, becoming a Kiteboarding Instructor might just be the right thing for you! Joining one of our Kitesurfing Instructor courses will be your chance to turn your passion for Kiteboarding into a profession! If you´re in doubt if your knowledge and riding level is sufficient, take a minute and test yourself.
test your Knowledge
Is your basic theoretical knowledge sufficient to join an ITC?
test your Kiting
Are your riding skills sufficient to pass the exam?
For the course:
- Level 6 of the VDWS-Kiteboarding-Levelsystem ( basic jumps and gliding jumps or transition jump. Important: The VDWS-Basic-Licence does not have to be proved. (See also practical video).
- Teaching experience is not necessary, but thorough study of the theory on the VDWS E-Learning platform, as well as answering the working questions there.
To complete the VDWS Kite Instructor Level 1 licence:
- Completion of the instructor course
- Passing the practical and theoretical exams as well as teaching exam.
- VDWS Membership
- Minimum age: 18 years
To acquire the necessary methodical-didactical knowledge to make kitesurfing fun for the students. Making and evaluating first teaching experiences by teaching kite lesson with real students.
To organise and carry out safe kitesurfing lessons in the basic licence at different locations with different kitesurfing systems.
Duration: 8 days
Price: € 775.00
Extra costs: travel expenses, accommodation, equipment
Practice at 12-30 knots
Safe launching and landing of the kite with helper, getting upwind, jibe from switch position, jibe into switch position, jump with kite support, controlled stop at a buoy, safe and confident overall impression. Here is a demo video of the exam.
Teaching ability in combination with specialised theoretical knowledge and real students.
The written exam with questions on theoretical, practical and methodical training lasts 90 minutes.
El Gouna, Ägypten
Soma Bay, Egypt
Torbole, Lago di Garda
There are more then 540 watersportcenters in more then 35 countrys in the world. The VDWS consists of more then 4500 members, watersports instructors, school owners and center managers. Since the foundation in 1974 we were able to spread the fascination in windsurfing, kitesurfing, sailing and Stand up Paddling to more then 3 million watersports beginners!
Our headoffice team is happy to help you!
Call us under + 49 (0)881 - 9311-0
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We are looking forward to hear from you!
To successfully take part in the Level 1 Kitesurf Instructor training we recommend you to deal with the theoretical and practical requirements of the course. That will help you to have a good time during your instructor training. Take a look at our kitesurf tutorial series and test your knowledge.
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