VDWS Kitesurf levels
All Wind Riders students who do a 5 day course get a personal kiteboarding licence from their instructor free of charge. For students who take less lessons it is 30 euro's (book, test & card) This card (with its specific licence number) aims to be a permanent companion and, by this, illustrates one's VDWS kite-apprenticeship for the rental of equipment and vis-à-vis local authorities.
Every passed level will be confirmed and recorded by a corresponding sticker on the kiteboarding licence-card. Update your level free of charge if you do more then 5 kite sessions or pay 5 euro's.
The level system includes 7 level and one theorylevel. For the classic basic licence you need level 5 and the theorylevel..
Safety Basics, Getting Ready, Start Flying, Take Off, Bodydrag
Waterstart, Going Downwind (min. 50 meter)
Basic theoretical knowledge,
Going Downwind, Changing direction, Keep Position to Wind, Basic Jibe
Basic Jumps and Carved Jibes, or Transition Jumps
Rotation or Kiteloop, Grabs, One Foot, Board Off or Railey