Safely learn to kitesurf

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Kitesurfing becoming increasingly popular, the sport and leisure sees the number of its followers multiply each year. His fans are not only composed of youth. Indeed, those who are so young also get a taste. However, to fully enjoy this activity, the beginner has to go through a few steps. This in order to quickly find the fun in the sport and avoid certain dangers.

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Taking classes is of great importance, when starting

In this sport, it is most advisable to take over, if we want to start practicing. Indeed, it may prove to be a danger both to those who practice and for others in his neighborhood.

The environment in which the kiteboarder, namely water and wind, is a risk that the neophyte might not consider.

Thus, a course will allow any beginner to learn to handle his wing, interpret the wind to take off his wing, to know the navigation rules, etc. In short, it may be necessary to have good basics of kiteboarding, while having particular attention to safety.

In general, after 3 to 5 days accompanying your kiteboarding school (for 3 or 4 hours of introductory course), you start to become independent. And you can choose any one other spots. Of course, during the time of your stay in Sri Lanka, you can take advantage of the spot in which you are familiar, to better improve yourself near your kitesurfing school.

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First you should put in mind that you do not have to have a body of Apollo in order to practice kitesurfing. Indeed, you may be surprised to see 10 year olds indulge it. And they quite get by at all. Just use a well adapted wing. However, to have any thing to your advantage, it would be better to work a little your physical. This will prevent you from suffering too much body aches (especially early in your learning). In addition, make the effort to handle your equipment and you will not be too difficult.

Know that kiteboarding is work the whole body. The more muscles are, among others, those abs, arms and legs (even toes). The warm up and stretch before each session or make regular muscle building program will be of great help.

Pay attention to weather

Learn about weather conditions is essential for your safety, that of others, but also for your hardware. It is therefore recommended to navigate with winds of speeds between 11 and 16 knots, just starting. Also, do not hesitate to ask advice from experienced.

Have good equipment to ensure safety

Take an internship at a kitesurfing school you will get used to the good conduct to ensure safety when you practice this hobby. But remember that you must avoid overestimating you neglecting some instructions.

So take into account the equipment so that you avoid any accident: helmet, a harness that connects you with your wing and who should be adapted to your body, your wetsuit and life jacket.

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