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School

ABOUT YOUR KITESURF AND LAND KITE LESSONS

Here at 514Elemental our focus is on providing the highest quality kitesurf and land kite lessons out there. We are a BKSA recognised school. All our lessons take place on Westward Ho!’s blue flag beach. We will only hold lessons when conditions are adequate. All equipment is provided and of the highest quality. Our team consists of professional kitesurfers who have over 40 years of experience collectively. They are BKSA qualified to the highest level.

All our kitesurf and land kite lessons and courses are available to buy as vouchers or to book in instantly via the site. Please, just get in touch with the 514 team for any assistance.

Find out more about the team in the About 514 section.

FAQ’S & TERMS

LAND BASED KITESPORTS

Firstly, the Accessible, Exhilarating and the ultimate group activity.

Power Kiting - What is Power Kiting?

POWER HOUR

1 HOUR
6 Students : 1 Instructor

£20PP

Power Kiting is the key fundermental part of all Kitesports. Using a variety of forms on canopy, the user can select a control system to suit. Besides the sports mentioned below Power Kites can be used to have alot of fun on the beach. Skidding along the sand, performing jumps, jumping off sand dunes or if you prefer it just relaxing and flying it in a formation around the sky that you enjoy.

The first step to learning all Kitesports; the “POWER HOUR” course. This course covers: Site Assessment, Wind conditions and Wind Effects, Set up, Assisted Pack Down, Use of a Safety System, Self Rescue (Landing Alone), Basic Flying Techniques, Power Stroke. You will leave proficient at flying Powerkites enabling you to carry on the fun!

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KITE BUGGY & LAND BOARD

2.5-3 HOURS
6 Students : 1 Instructor

£75PP

This is the cousin of Kitesurfing, based entirely on dry land. The beginning of the session is spent getting to grips with the kites and learning just how much power they posses! Once you are confident with the kite we add the wheels and the fun really begins. We have a selection of Land Boards and Buggies and the aim is to get you cruising on both in a controlled and safe manner.

The start of this course covers: Site Assessment, Wind conditions and Wind Effects, Set up, Assisted Pack Down, Use of a Safety System, Self Rescue (Landing Alone), Basic Flying Techniques, Power Stroke. This will ensure your kite flying skills are up to scratch before we continue on to: Introduction to Kite Buggying, Introduction to Land Boarding, First Rides, Turning and working towards Riding Upwind and becoming Independent.

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Kite Buggying @ Westward Ho!

GROUP KITESURFING COURSES

Secondly, three different group courses to get you well on your way to becoming a kitesurfer.

Introduction to Kitesurfing Lesson - Body Drags

Introduction to Kitesurfing

6 HOURS
2 Students : 1 Instructor

£175PP

The first step to learning to Kitesurf; the “INTRO TO KITESURFING” course. The beginning of this 1 day course is land based and covers: Site Assessment, Wind conditions and Wind Effects, Set up, Assisted Pack Down, Use of a Safety System, Self Rescue (Landing Alone), Basic Flying Techniques, Power Stroke, LEI Set up, LEI Safety and Self Rescue Techniques.

The second part will see you out in the water clipped into a full size Kitesurfing kite, learning the basics of LEI kite control, Body Dragging (blasting through the water on your belly!) and practicing the Self rescue process. You will leave proficient at flying an LEI kite, ready to start moving towards practicing the board!

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Essential Kitesurfing

12 HOURS (1 x 6hr, 2 x 3hr sessions)
2 Students : 1 Instructor

£385PP

This “Essential Kitesurfing Course” covers everything you need to know from never flying a kite to starting to work on becoming an independent Kitesurfer. Comprising of the 1 Day Introduction Course and an 2 additional water sessions, it is our most popular course and for good reason.

The first session of this course is land based and covers: Site Assessment, Wind conditions and Wind Effects, Set up, Assisted Pack Down, Use of a Safety System, Self Rescue (Landing Alone), Basic Flying Techniques, Power Stroke, LEI Set up, LEI Safety and Self Rescue Techniques. Then you will head out in to the water clipped into a full size Kitesurfing kite, learning the basics of LEI kite control, Body Dragging (blasting through the water on your belly!) and practicing the Self rescue process.

The following two board lessons will be spent recapping and learning additional bodydrags, practising assisted launching / landing techniques, first board starts and fingers crossed first rides. You will leave proficient at flying an LEI kite, getting started on your board and moving towards becoming an independent Kiteboarder!

This course is best split over 3 days, however can be done over 2 for those extra fit amongst us!

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Ultimate Kitesurfing Course - Private

Ultimate Kitesurfing

15 HOURS (1 x 6hr, 2 x 3hr, 1 x 3hr private, sessions)
2 Students : 1 Instructor

£525PP

This “Ultimate Kitesurfing Course” covers everything you need to know from never flying a kite to starting to work on becoming an independent Kitesurfer. comprising of the Intro course, 2 additional group water sessions followed by an additional 3 hours of Private tuition. These additional hours are perfect for solidifying those prolonged rides and independence on the water.

The first session of this course is land based and covers: Site Assessment, Wind conditions and Wind Effects, Set up, Assisted Pack Down, Use of a Safety System, Self Rescue (Landing Alone), Basic Flying Techniques, Power Stroke, LEI Set up, LEI Safety and Self Rescue Techniques. Then you will head out in to the water clipped into a full size Kitesurfing kite, learning the basics of LEI kite control, Body Dragging (blasting through the water on your belly!) and practicing the Self rescue process.

The following two board lessons will be spent recapping and learning additional bodydrags, practising assisted launching / landing techniques, first board starts and fingers crossed first rides.

That final private session will cement all you have learnt over your course and get you working toward more board riding technique such as upwind riding and turns.

You will leave this course an independent kitesurfing who has had experience in a range of conditions using a range of different equipment.

This course is best split over 4 days, however can be done in 3 for those extra energetic folk!

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PRIVATE KITESURFING COURSES

Thirdly, three different private courses to get you well on your way to becoming a kitesurfer. Time condensed private courses for individual learning.

Private Intro Course

3 HOURS
1 Student : 1 Instructor

£175PP

The first step to learning to Kitesurf; the “INTRO TO KITESURFING” course. The beginning of this course is land based and covers: Site Assessment, Wind conditions and Wind Effects, Set up, Assisted Pack Down, Use of a Safety System, Self Rescue (Landing Alone), Basic Flying Techniques, Power Stroke, LEI Set up, LEI Safety and Self Rescue Techniques.

You will then head out in the water clipped into a full size Kitesurfing kite, learning the basics of LEI kite control, Body Dragging (blasting through the water on your belly!) and practicing the Self rescue process. You will leave proficient at flying an LEI kite, ready to start moving towards practicing the board!

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Introduction to Kitesurfing Course - Featured

Private Essential Course

7 HOURS (1 x 3hr, 2 x 2hr sessions)
1 Student : 1 Instructor

£385PP

This “Private Essential Course” covers everything you need to know from never flying a kite to starting to work on becoming an independent Kitesurfer. Comprising of the 3 Hour Private Introduction Course and 2 additional 2 hour water sessions, it is our most popular private course and for good reason.

The first session of this course covers: Site Assessment, Wind conditions and Wind Effects, Set up, Assisted Pack Down, Use of a Safety System, Self Rescue (Landing Alone), Basic Flying Techniques, Power Stroke, LEI Set up, LEI Safety and Self Rescue Techniques. You will head out in the water clipped into a full size Kitesurfing kite, learning the basics of LEI kite control, Body Dragging (blasting through the water on your belly!) and practicing the Self rescue process.

The following two board lessons will be spent recapping and learning additional bodydrags, practising assisted launching / landing techniques, first board starts and fingers crossed first rides. You will leave proficient at flying an LEI kite, getting started on your board and moving towards becoming an independent Kiteboarder!

This course is best split over 3 days, however for those super fit amongst us it can be completed in 2

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Private Ultimate Course

9 HOURS (1 x 3hr, 3 x 2hr sessions)
1 Student : 1 Instructor

£525PP

This “Private Ultimate Course” covers everything you need to know from never flying a kite to starting to work on becoming an independent Kitesurfer. Comprising of the 3hr Private Intro course followed by 3 private 2 hour lessons. These additional hours are perfect for solidifying those prolonged rides and independence on the water.

The first session of this course covers the basics: Site Assessment, Wind conditions and Wind Effects, Set up, Assisted Pack Down, Use of a Safety System, Self Rescue (Landing Alone), Basic Flying Techniques, Power Stroke, LEI Set up, LEI Safety and Self Rescue Techniques. You will then head into the water clipped into a full size Kitesurfing kite, learning the basics of LEI kite control, Body Dragging (blasting through the water on your belly!) and practicing the Self rescue process.

The following two board lessons will be spent recapping and learning additional bodydrags, practising assisted launching / landing techniques, first board starts and fingers crossed first rides.

That final session will cement all you have learnt over your course and get you working toward more board riding technique such as upwind riding and turns.

You will leave this course an independent kitesurfing who has had experience in a range of conditions using a range of different equipment.

This course is best split over 4 days, however if you are short of time and/or very fit it can be condensed into a shorter timeframe

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KITESURFING SESSIONS

In Addition, here are three options for those wanting to partake in additional lessons or coaching, when our three course options don’t suit your requirements.

Private Tuition

2/3 HOURS

£140/£210

Our private tuition is completely tailored and can be run in 2 or 3hr sessions. You can cover any element that you feel you need refreshing on, or you can have a course tailored to suit your learning style.

Example of elements covered: Site Assessment, Wind conditions and Wind Effects, Set up, Assisted Pack Down, Use of a Safety System, Self Rescue (Landing Alone), Basic Flying Techniques, Power Stroke, LEI Set up, LEI Safety and Self Rescue Techniques, learning the basics of LEI kite control, Body Dragging (blasting through the water on your belly!) and practicing the Self rescue process, practising assisted launching / landing techniques, first board starts, first starts,  prolonged rides, upwind riding, first turns, toeside and pops.

If you’re looking for the next level check out our “Advanced Coaching”.

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Private Kitesurfing Lessons - Westward Ho!
Group Kitesurfing Lessons - Westward Ho

Group Sessions

3 HOURS

£105PP

Here at 514 we run all our courses in small 2 person groups however if you have a bigger group we can simply assign more instructors to you.

These group sessions are designed so that you can have a course or lessons tailored to your group needs whether its recapping on certain elements or picking up where you left off i.e mid course. Here are some rough guidelines on our structures.

  • Session One – Land Based: Power Kite + LEI Setup / Self Rescues
  • Session Two – Water Based: Basic LEI Flying + Body Drags
  • Session Three – Advanced Body Drags + First Starts
  • Session Four – First Rides + Working on becoming independent

If you are unsure of where yourself or group may fit in, please give the team a call on 07565 621 446 or drop us an email.

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Intermediate/Advanced Coaching

2 HOURS

£140

With a team of highly experienced Kiteboarders we are proud to offer advanced coaching sessions.

Sukie has over 20 years of kiting experience and is a National Coach in both Freestyle and Wave riding disciplines. She is 5 times British Champion in Freestyle, Wave and Land boarding, and has coached former UK Champions, coached across the world and has also delved into the world of judging.

Team 514 have had great success with their advanced coaching, with the Aura Kite Camp and also the 514 Kite Kids Team. The latter of which have held all 3 Junior Titles in the UK and many podium places including Madie Evans’ PRO Womens 2nd Place 2019 (@13yo). Some of the team have gone on to become part of the Under 18’s British Sailing Team (Kite Foil Racing) and compete in international events.

Our Intermediate/Advanced sessions are tailored to your needs and are for those wishing to work on more advanced skills and techniques.

Please give us a call if you would like to chat through what you need.

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Advanced Kitesurf Coaching - Intermediate to Advanced - UK
BBT Radio Helmets - 514Elemental Kitesports School

BBT RADIO HELMENTS

We use BBTalking Radio Helmets on private Kitesurfing lessons and Advanced coaching sessions when required. BB Talking Radio Helmets are the best radio helmets on the market. These allow you and your coach to communicate continuously while learning. In other words, no waiting for tips when you ride off down the beach. Likewise, continuous tips and safety updates on the go and you can enjoy the positive cheers from your coach and classmates from afar.

EQUIPMENT

HIRE

Ozone Enduro V2 All round

FREE LESSONS

WITH ANY KITESURFING PACKAGE*

*Get the value of your lessons (up to £330) back off the price of your new kitesurfing package. Free Lessons! What!?!

Private Kitesurfing Lessons - Board Starts - Westward Ho!