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If you have a plan in visiting Tarifa and want to have an active, fun and fruitful activities on your holiday, then this package may suit your need. Enjoy a 2-week kitesurfing lesson with a clear lesson plan. There is no need to worry if you have never done kitesurfing before, besides for intermediate kitesurfers, this lesson is also designed for beginners to be able to do some kitesurfing action on the water. In addition, you will have 4 lessons on standard Spanish course daily.
During this surf camp, you will be staying in a cozy apartment. This apartment consists of 2 to 4 bedrooms, a living-room, kitchen, and bathroom to be shared with other students or locals. In each apartment, there is a washing machine at your disposal. Also, bedding will be provided in all apartments. During low season, most apartments are situated close to the Spanish language school in Spain within a walking distance of 2 to 10 minutes. Meanwhile, during high season, Escuela Hispalense offers accommodation in extra apartments which may be situated up to a maximum of 15 minutes on foot from the school.
This 2-week kitesurfing course runs from Monday to Friday at about 15:00. The course will run for 12 hours and is divided into three parts.
The course will take place on the beach. You will learn safety rules, theory, equipment, and kite flying. Your target is to be able to safely set up a kite, launch, and land with assistance, controlling, and steering the kite.
You will start to get onto the water to practice self-re-launch of the kite and body drag. It will be being pulled through the water using the power produced by the wind in the kite. Your target is to be able to re-launch and steer the kite on the water, fly the kite in all areas of the wind window, maintain power and speed until you can body drag one-handed.
This part is about the lesson on board and kite combined. You will learn the theory of waterstarts and practice on the water. This lesson will be done in pairs.
At the completion of the course, you will receive a certificate confirming the level reached. This kitesurfing course is not only for beginners. Advanced kitesurfers can also join this activity. The advanced kitesurfers' level can be integrated into running courses or get tailor-made lessons according to own needs, for example, jumping, transition, tricks, etc. This will be done within the group.
The standard Spanish course is offered at all levels. There will be 4 lessons daily (50 minutes each) in which the 4 skills which are listening, speaking, reading, and writing are integrated with a practical approach and communicative practice. The lesson will start from Monday to Friday at 09:30 to 13:30. Your half-hour break is at 11:30. The classes consist of a maximum of eight students.
This surf camp will take place in Tarifa, Spain. Both the beach and the town center can also be reached on foot within a few minutes from your accommodation.