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PostHeaderIcon Kiteboarding Basics

Kiteboarding is a very exciting extreme sport and may not be for everyone. It is possible to learn kiteboarding and to learn how to do it safely. With the proper training and understanding proper use of all safety features you can ride the waves and fly with the best kiteboarders.

For the beginner first things first, so it is the language so you know what parts of the kiteboard are being talked about. Learning the basics of a kiteboard will put you a head of the game. When you arrive at your first kite surfing lessons you will know what the instructor is talking about.

Like most things kiteboarding has its own language but not to worry as it is easy to learn. This article will get you all the basics and some of the fundamentals to get you on the fast track to the waves.

Like most extreme sports the skill level has a beginner, intermediate and advanced skill levels. The equipment used reflects skill level. You would not learn on an advanced board because it is just not helpful. The beginner’s equipment is much easier to control and enhances the development of good kite surfing skill. This makes it much easier for you to progress to the advanced boards and skills.

Once you become more familiar and gain experience moving to the smaller advanced boards will not be so difficult. Smaller boards are much more sensitive and require experience to control.

Here is a list of the 5 basic parts of a kiteboard for the beginner to get familiar with:

Board Edges: Heelside and toeside

Kiteboard Foot Pads: Kiteboard foot pads are comfortable pads to keep your feet secure while on the water.

Board Foot Straps: The foot straps secure your feet to the comfortable foot pads and adjust to the size of your feet.

Kiteboard Tip: The tip is pointed into the direction you are traveling.

Board Handle – The handle is used to hold for moving the board.

Next is kiteboard types and styles. You will find many types are used and available around the world. Here you will learn which are the three most common styles used.

First you have a light wind twin tip – Of course it is used when the wind is light and it is a bigger board than just the twin tip board.

The twin tip board – One of the most common styles used by kiteboarders and is called twin tip for the matching tips at both ends.

Next is the wakeboard – Considered a good beginner’s board because it has extra bindings to give the beginner a more secure and safe feeling while surfing.

Kiteboarding is known as an extreme sport of which most anyone can learn to do. It is best to first enroll in some kite surfing lessons first. The safety procedures require experience to use them safely. Kiteboarding is a growing sport and becoming a very popular on the water today. Kiteboarding basics, correct techniques and safety procedure must be your first priority for learning this fantastic new sport. So the only question is what are you waiting for?