Iko Instructors Course

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IKO Level 1 Instructor's Course

Worldwide qualifications and benefits

•Teach up to two students with one kite at the same time,
•Certify students with the IKO Member Card,
•Access the online job list,
•Post seeking employment ads to the online job list,
•Work at IKO Affiliated Centers,
•Receive customer feedback that results in an international instructor ranking,
•Get the Instructor Level 2 certification fee waived,
•Post personal profile information viewable on the general public website.


•Be at least 18 years old,
•Be a certified IKO Kiteboarder level 4 or equivalent level (jump and grab, ride toe side, ride upwind, recover the board in deep water, complete a rider recovery while body dragging, make a self-rescue in deep water, self-launch and self-land, which are all evaluated during the ITC). To make sure your riding skills can be evaluated during the ITC, you can bring a video of you demonstrating the requested skills. This is in case there is not enough wind during the course to perform the riding test.
•Have a valid IKO Assistant Instructor certification,
•Have a valid first aid and CPR,
•Pass the Assistant exam online with a minimum score of 70%,
•Be able to read, write and speak fluently the language the course is given,
•Sign the ITC candidate waiver and participation form.

Price: $950 USD

Optional qualifications are available for Instructor level 1

Want to go even further with your kiteboarding career? For Instructor Level 1, there are two areas you can specialize in Teaching to Children and Teaching to Students with Health Conditions.

What’s next?
Email info@surfconnect.com for an information pack now. Courses are run in October and February each year.
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By: Surf Connect Wind & Kitesurfing School