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How to become a kitesurfing Instructor

The IKO Instructor Training Course trains experienced kiteboarders to be an IKO level 1 kiteboarding instructor. The ITC is a 5 day intensive course in which you will learn the fundamentals of teaching kiteboarding both in the classroom and on the beach / water.
You will be required to
  • show your riding level
  • boat driving skill
  • demonstrate communications skills
  • teach other candidates and real students

and also show kiteboarding knowledge including

  • weather
  • waves
  • tides
  • equipment
  • basic aerodynamics
  • risks and dangers etc.




  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be a certified IKO kiteboarder Level 4 being able to jump and grab,
  • Be able to ride toe side up wind,
  • Complete board recovery in deep water,
  • Rider recovery body dragging,
  • Self rescue in deep water,
  • Self launching and self landing
  • Have an IKO Assistant Instructor certification (AITC -PLUS)**
  • Have valid first aid and CPR Certificate or complete it before the ITC**
If you do not have the actual IKO Kiteboarder Card proving your level, an evaluation wil be done during the course.
**I will provide the necessary supporting documents to the ITC organiser upon inscription.

Click here to view the Kitesurf Instructor Course Dates and Prices below


Course Dates 2024



2022 IKO dates WM



Inscriptions - How do I register?

  1. To book a place on the course you must complete and send the inscription form.
  2. Please contact us to receive the inscription form.
  3. Upon receipt of the form Windmagic will send you and invoice for the course(s) and accomodation.
  4. Your place on the course is only definite after receipt of a deposit payment of 30% of the invoice amount.
  5. The total course and accomodation costs will have to be paid  4 weeks prior to the course dates.
  6. Upon receipt of payment we will send you the confirmation of your reservation and further details regarding the course.
  7. For last minute inscriptions payment in full is required on booking.
All kitesurfing courses are given in English (or French)
by IKO (International Kiteboarding Organisation) and French FFVoile (Fédération Française de Voile) qualified instructors.
We use the latest equipment from Eleveight to make learning to kitesurf a breeze.   
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