Learn to Kitesurf

Wave Kitesurfing Video Tutorial: Timing Your Turns (Lesson 1)

Wave Kitesurfing Video Tutorial

For those who love riding waves with a kite or want to learn wave kitesurfing, we’re pleased to present a 5 part wave Kitesurfing video tutorial series, brought to you by the guys at KITEKAHUNAS Advanced Kitesurfing School in Cape Town.What You’ll Learn in this Wave Kite Series This 5 part series of professionally … [Read more...]

Learn To Unhook Effortlessly

Learn to Unhook: Raley

If you want to get into unhooked kiteboarding, here’s a detailed guide on how to get started. It’s a lot more fun than you’d expect, especially once you get the basics right! Follow the instructions below to avoid hard crashes and learn to unhook faster and more effortlessly than ever.Before We Start Unhooking for the … [Read more...]

Overcoming Barriers to Become the Next Pro Kitesurfer

Become the Next Kitesurf Pro

Kitesurfing has been globally recognized as one of the fastest growing sports. There’s been an incredible surge in interest to learn kitesurfing, however the professional kitesurf community seems to be taking a little longer to catch on with big brands, attract public attention and continually engage new learners. This is in … [Read more...]

How Water Pollution Killed Two Kiteboarding Schools

Dead Angel Fish Water Pollution Yucatan Mexico

This is a guest post by one of our community members. The author’s views are entirely his or her own and may not reflect the views of inMotion Kitesurfing. With the increase in water pollution around the world it’s hard not to think about where you next want to kiteboard...Everyday countless articles are posted about the … [Read more...]

Kitesurfing Progression: Back Roll

Back Roll Kitesurfing Progression Series

Next up in our series of progression tutorials, you'll learn how to do a back roll. This tutorial continues from our previous three in our series of kitesurfing tutorials, Riding Upwind, learning How to Jump and How to do a Board Grab. If you missed these lessons, and you are learning to kitesurf, we recommend reading … [Read more...]

How to Increase your Sponsorship Deals

Jessica Winkler - Epic Kites - PKRA Playa del Carmen

Increasing your sponsorship deals is an important part of being a professional kitesurfer, or any pro athlete.Since many kiters are aspiring to be pro kitesurfers, and based on the response to an article I wrote last year “How to Get Sponsored”, I thought I would do a follow up article on becoming a sponsored rider. I … [Read more...]

Using Kite Momentum for Wave Riding

Using Kite Momentum for Wave Riding

This is not an article for everyone. It will probably best suit the sci-fi nerd who wave kites, but it’s an interesting read none the less.Some of these principles do apply to kitesurfing disciplines outside of wave riding, so be mindful of them, and you may well find ways of improving your current techniques and … [Read more...]

Kite Designs: Types of Kitesurfing Kites Simplified

F-One Bandit 4 2011

Modern inflatable 4-line kites used for kitesurfing these days, come in a very wide range of profile designs. With all the different terminology used to describe these kites, it's easy to get confused as to what the difference is between a C and a Bow kite, a Hybrid and Delta...and what on earth is a Delta Hybrid? Kite Design: … [Read more...]

Kitesurfing Progression: Board Grab

Board Grab - Tail Grab - Kitesurfing

Picking up where we left off in our series of progression tutorials, you will now learn how to do a board grab.This tutorial continues from the first and second in our series of kitesurfing tutorials, Riding Upwind and learning How to Jump. If you missed these lessons, and you are learning to kitesurf, you might want to read … [Read more...]

The Toxicity of Surfing Infographic By Envirosurfer

The Toxicity Of Surfing Infographic By Envirosurfer

Eco-friendly surf shop, Envirosurfer put this great infographic together illustrating a number of ways we may be harming our environment as water sport enthusiasts.While the Envirosurfer infographic targets the surf industry specifically, many of these effects and dangers are directly applicable to the kitesurfing industry … [Read more...]

Kitesurfing Progression: How to Jump

Kitesurfing - How To Jump - Image

Keen to learn your first kiteboarding trick? Let’s start off with a straight ‘air’, or jump. If you can jump properly, it makes it easier to do other more advanced tricks.This tutorial continues from the first in our series of kitesurfing progression tutorials, Riding Upwind. If you missed that lesson, and you are … [Read more...]