Level 3 – Independent (3 Hours)

With the Level 3, students practice riding toe-side, attempting first jumps, and learning to focus on advanced skills like controlling speeds by edging the board, changing direction without stopping, self-rescuing, self-launching and landing safely. These skills are honed to make the kiter independent on the water. Independent kiters can explore the world’s different locations, water surfaces and wind strengths.

After taking this course, you will be proficient in all of the following:

Level 3J

• Control the riding speed by edging
• Consistent riding in both directions

Level 3K

• Consistent riding in all directions including upwind
• Ride amongst other riders and water users and respect right of way rules

Level 3L

• Change of direction without stopping
• Self- rescue and full pack-down in the water

Level 3M

• Risk assessment and awareness of the riding area
• Self launch

Level 3N

• Make a toe side turn
• Know the theory and the safety rules for jumping
• Land a basic jump