In our beginner lesson we ensure you get the most out of your time and your money, while getting all the safety and instruction to learn this life changing sport quickly and safely. We want every rider that comes through Best Pro Kiteboarding to leave feeling they could take on this sport, back home at there local spot. All beginner Wing Foiling lessons include all kite gear specific for your size and weight based on the wind.
All lessons are 2 hours minimum.
Lessons will include.
-Dry Land Wing Control
-Wind Theory, Points of Sail etc
-Learning to "Taxi" both ways on your knees
-Proper technique on getting from knees to standing
-Controlling speed and upwind angle while riding board prefoiling
-Getting on foil! "First touch and goes while learning to foil"
Jetski assistants is provided with every lesson at Best Pro Kiteboarding with no additional cost to you! We don't hide fees in our lessons like the other guys and we promise with us you get only the best! Come see for yourself why we are the best choose in town for all your wing foiling and kitesurfing needs!
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We start lessons off with a land based ground school that runs you through all the gear prep, safety and flying a trainer kite. Once you have become comfortable rigging your setup and flying a trainer it's time to hit the water.
2 Hour Lesson
- Wind Theory
- Gear Setup
- Local Riding Spots
- Trainer Kite
- Safety Launching/Landing
- 4 Line LEI Kite in the Water
- Power Window Control/ 1 and 2 Handed
- Downwind/Upwind Body Dragging
- "What If's" Emergency Pack Down
4 Hour Lesson
- All of the 2 hr lesson topics
- Board Meeting - "Getting the board on"
- Waterstarts - "Learning how to waterstart and get your first rides"
- Extended Rides - "Gliding your way across the miles of shallow grass flats and sandbars"
- The Holy Grail - "Riding Upwind"
I want to make sure that you get the gear or lesson package that is right for you.
With over 15 years of kiteboarding experience, I have intricate knowledge of all of the different gear on the market. Please feel free to Contact Me or use my free live chat support to make sure you have all the information necessary before making a purchase.
You can also contact us directly at the shop:
Want to see something in person? Or just want to hang and talk kite? Stop by our shop, we carry all the top brands including Duotone Kiteboarding, F-One, Eleveight Kites, Flysurfer, Mystic, ION and Dakine to name a few! Nearly all the gear that we sell on our website is in stock at our shop, and if its not its only a few days away and shipped right to your front door. We are staffed with only the best knowledgeable friendly kiteboarders in the area! Together we have a combined 25 years of experience in this industry! Come Ride with Us!
1031 4th Street N. St.Petersburg, FL 33701
Drew is the owner as well as the head instructor for Best Pro Kiteboarding. He has been teaching for over 8 years, while kiteboarding professionally all over the world for the last 5 years. With wins at the US Freestyle Nationals in Hood River, OR and years of competing in the most prestigious rider invite only events on the planet, Triple-S and The Slider Project! Drew still carries his sponsors Naish Kiteboarding, Launched Consulting, Patagonia, Dakine and Hobie along for his traveling adventures and contests around the world! With thousands of hours in the water teaching and tens of thousands of hours kiting himself there is no one more experienced in the water. In this time he has created the Perfect Lesson Plan, geared to get you in the water fast and on your way to learning this amazing sport, Kiteboarding!
All of our instructors are certified by IKO/PASA
We use only the newest 2018 equipment in our lessons.
World Class Location
Located in St. Petersburg Florida. Steady wind, miles of flat and shallows water.