Kitesurfing Coaching Clinics

Welcome to Ryan's Coaching Sessions

         Short kiteboarding coaching camps to help you reach the next level whether you are looking to improve your freestyle or your wave riding.

Time:

         Each session is 3 hours long and there are 2 sessions per day. You can join in both if you like.

 

Numder of spaces :

         5 spaces are available per session ensuring a strong element of individual attention without overwhelming amounts of information. 

Dates:

          The Irish Short Burst Tour runs all year round. Have a look at the list of locations and dates. I hope you can find one that suits you.

Teaching Technique :

           We use a mixture of hands on beach & water work .Weather permitting video footage shot will be shot in the water and out. These can be analyzed and worked on at a later date. There is a world of tricks and skills that are within everyone's grasp with just a little bit of coaching. 

Equipment Rental & Demo:

          Please contact Ryan before hand for info on rent equipment & demo gear. See terms and conditions.

 

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    Conditions you need to have you own gear and insurance through the IKSA or similar

    organization.

  • Basic Freestyle Short Burst Session

    Minimum level required – competent ability to stay upwind


    Moves covered on course –

    • first jumps,
    • rotations,
    • grabs,
    • raileys,
    • kite loops,
    • blind.

    N.B. All moves are hooked in.

    Basic Wave Short Burst Session

    Minimum level required – competent ability to stay upwind on a twin tip or waveboard.


    Skills covered on course –

    • riding a waveboard,
    • forehand and backhand,
    • executing turns and gybing.
    • Also covered surf zones, etiquette, rescue techniques, size, forecasting and reading parts of the waves.
  • Upper Freestyle Short Burst Session

    Minimum level required – front loops, back loops, raileys.

    
Skills covered on course –

    • kite loops,
    • first time unhooking,
    • unhooked rotations,
    • unhooked raileys,
    • surface handle passes,
    • unhooked kite loops.

    Upper Wave Short Burst Session

    Minimum level required – competent ability to ride a waveboard, make heelside to toeside carves 99% of the time and ability to ride waves.


    Skills covered on course –

    • riding in bigger waves,
    • rescue techniques,
    • linking turns and finishing manoeuvres,
    • making sections,
    • floaters,
    • unhooked wave riding.
    • Also covered is types of breaks and where to find them.
  • Advanced Freestyle Short Burst Session

    Minimum level required – ability to rotate and kite loop unhooked.


    Moves covered –

    • Air handle passes,
    • unhooked blind,
    • wrapped and powered passes.


    N.B Due to the technical nature of advanced freestyle prior discussion is essential to ensure suitability for both rider and coach.

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All courses are subject to the Terms & Conditions

Map of Kitesurfing Locations

Lesson Locations

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  • Brandon Bay is one of the stunning locations I use
  • Rossnowlagh Beach County Donegal
  • Scragganne - a safe location for lessons with flat water and plenty of space
  • No waves no problem.Freestyle fun at dumps Brandon bay.
  • Great evening session at Mossies Reef brandon bay.
  • Tom doing a kitesurfing Intro lesson Brandon Bay.