ATHLETE TRAINING

We believe nothing is impossible when you have passion and dedication to achieve your DREAMS!

WHAT WE OFFER:

TRICK PROGRESSION

Learn new tricks, grow your style, find new ways of expressing your riding and help land all your best tricks during competitions and photoshoots. We want to motivate you, give you inspiration and help during the learning process, we don’t want to see you stuck on one trick a million times over! We want to challenge you and give you different tasks that will make you a more diverse and stylish rider! We want to see you develop your own style, learn how to progress without coaching but also have fun while doing it!

PERFORMANCE

There are many obstacles to overcome throughout your kiteboarding journey. You may have problems with performing during competitions, getting injured or simply loosing motivation to progress your riding. There are many training techniques that could help you overcome these obstacles. Training with us, will give you more confidence, motivation as well as physical preparation for the level of performance you wish to achieve.

VIDEO COACHING

Every session we will record, and analyse together afterwards. We want you to understand how to analyse your own riding, reduce mistakes and give you clips for your own riding videos. Videos are one of the main languages in the social media world today. We will teach you how to collect clips for video part as well as using different angles, and filming techniques to make your riding look more impressive!

MENTORSHIP

Looking to take your riding to the next level? Do you aspire to win competitions, get new sponsorships and become a full time professional rider? Through our expertise and support we will help you achieve these dreams! Our mission is to show you the way to achieve it. After attending our camps, we will stay in touch with you to see your progression and obstacles you are currently facing with your career. We can also prepare a personalised training plan, help with finding a gear sponsorship and give recommendations for further development.

TRAINING CAMPS 2021:

12-18 JUNE

SARDINIA PORTO BOTTE

  • 2 training sessions/day
  • video coaching and analysis
  • daily streatching & recovery
  • no wind training (gym session, off water visualization, trampoline session)
  • off water mentorship
  • min riding requirements: unhooked raley, and backroll
  • below 18 years old only with accommodation and parental permission.
  • coaching: 500 euro per week
  • accomodation for a request

3-9 JULY

SARDINIA PORTO BOTTE

  • 2 training sessions/day
  • video coaching and analysis
  • daily streatchibg & recovery
  • no wind training (gym session, off water visualization, trampoline session)
  • off water mentorship
  • min riding requirements: unhooked raley, and backroll
  • below 18 years old only with accommodation and parental permission.
  • coaching: 500 euro per week
  • accomodation for a request

AUGUST

Additional camps upon request, min. 4 riders per week

COACHES:

KAROLINA WINKOWSKA

3x Freestyle World Champion, 2x TRIPLE S winner, 8x Polish Freestyle champion and a passionate kiteboarder 🙂

Karolina has been a professional athlete for 16 years with 10 years competition experience in the Freestyle world tour and 4 years in the Kite Park League as a top and 1st place rider. Karolina will guide the riders towards a competitive mindset but also show how to train and stay motivated when the wind is not collaborating.

Apart of competitive career Karolina finished BA in Humanities, MA in retail and management as well as PT Level 3 and yoga teachertraining.

Karolina has been organising kiteboarding events and kite clinics for many years For her being able to share her kiteboarding knowledge and help develop new riders is something she’s very passionate about.

Sponsors: SLINGSHOT KITE, RIDE ENGINE.

ALEXANDER LEWIS-HUGHES

One of the most stylish riders in the world, Alexander has been Karolina’s riding coach from 2012 onwards.

His personal preference is for mixing disciplines depending on the conditions. His passion for freestyle, kitepark and waveriding is very often suplimented with wakeskate, hydrofoil or a skimboard. His unique style and 20 years of kiteboarding experience makes him one of the most influential riders today.

Alexander’s mission is to motivate younger generations to find their personal style of riding, helping them get creative and landing properly executed tricks.

Apart of being a pro rider, Alexander is a professional videographer filming product shoots for leading kiteborands like Naish Kiteboarding, Cabrinha kites, Slingshot Kite and Nobile Kiteboarding to name a few.

Alexander is also an owner of OASI boards and co-owner of knotfuture.com media house. Two brands made by riders for the riders and the progression of the sport.

Sponsors: OZONE KITEBOARDING, OASI BOARDS, THE CARBONCO, BLACK SHEAP BOARD SURFBOARDS, RIDE ENGINE

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