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Lift Watersports offers BKSA kitesurfing lessons for all abilities, from beginner courses to advanced with our professional certified instructors.
Lessons are structured around you and your ability with bespoke 1 2 1 lessons making your progression a lot faster.

With Lift Watersports you will gain confidence, knowledge and valuable skills to become an independent kitesurfer.

Lancing,  Worthing beach is the perfect place to learn kitesurfing as our teaching area is less populated with kitesurfer’s.
Low tide brings large open space and calm shallow water making this location perfect for starting your kitesurfing experience.
We provide all equipment for your lessons – Insurance, wetsuits, helmets, life jacket, harness, kite equipment.

Courses run alongside the BKSA outlines.
Take a look through our site to learn about our dedicated team, important news, updates and much more.


Kiteboarding is an action sport combining wakeboarding and power kite flying into one extreme sport.

Kitesurfing is a wind powered watersport harnessing the power of the wind to propel the rider across the water with a controllable kite using a kiteboard or surfboard.

There are different styles of kiteboarding including freestyle, wakestyle, big air, surfing, foiling, freeride, course racing.


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Introduction to power kites

Kitesurfing Day 1
Level 1 - Part 1

Kitesurfing Day 2
Level 1 - Part 2, 3, 4

What you'll learn

Learn the basic skills of flying a power kite.

Introduction will include:

Working the kite and control techniques.

  • Site assessment

  • Safety

  • Weather & Wind conditions

  • Launching & Landing

What you'll learn

Learn the skills to fly a power kite before progressing to a 4/5 line kite

Power kite flying, Kite control,

  • Steering, water based kites and how to set them up.

  • Safety systems

  • Flying a kite using a harness

  • Launching & Landing

  • Site assessment

  • Communication signals

What you'll learn

  • First water kite flying

  • Body dragging downwind

  • Body dragging upwind

  • Relaunching techniques

  • Steering, water based kites 

  • how to set them up.

  • Safety systems

  • Flying a kite using a harness

  • Launching & Landing

  • Site assessment

  • Communication signals

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Kite Surfing Day 3
Level 2 - Part 1, 2

Catch a Wave

Kitesurfing Day 4

Level 2 - Part 3, 4

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Bespoke Lessons

   What you'll learn

   Introduction to the board, Board starts.

  • Recap on day 1 & 2.

  • Site assessment, setup of kite – bar – lines

  • Getting you back into the water, familiarise yourself with the kite and the new conditions for that day.

  • Introduction to the board,

  • Getting on and off the board with kite control, Board balance, Board start techniques.

   What you'll learn


   First rides & power delivery.

  • Recap on day 1,2,3.

  • First rides & traveling short distances, Power delivery,

  • Using the board to edge while riding,

  • Independent kitesurfing.

What you'll learn

Advanced riding skills.

Jumping, Transitions, Rotations,

You may wish to further flying or riding skills. We can design this lesson to improve any aspect of your kitesurfing.


Lancing Beach 

Brighton Road,


BN15 8RH

CALL: 07583 924003

Open: 7 days a week, 7am – 8pm

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