Welcome to the world of kite skiing! This is where the journey into an exhilarating sport begins!

Join us in the world of kite skiing! Here at Lappis, we offer diverse kite skiing courses suitable for all levels, from Helsinki to the snowy landscapes of Lapland.

Our kite skiing courses are designed to provide you with a comprehensive introduction to the fundamentals of kite skiing. Upon enrolling in our course, you will gain immediate access to our online learning platform, where you can familiarize yourself with the basics of kite skiing. Following the virtual theory session held via Zoom, we transition to practical instruction with our local trainer. Our goal is to equip you with the skills for independent, safe, and responsible kite skiing by the end of the course.

Participating in our kite skiing course does not require prior experience or personal equipment. All you need are winter gear, your skis or snowboard, a helmet, and an enthusiastic attitude. We’ll take care of the rest!

Register for the course, check out locations, or view prices through this link.

Our kite skiing course is designed to provide you with a comprehensive and thorough introduction to the world of kite skiing. The course covers everything necessary for you to safely and independently begin this sport.

  1. Course Content: Access to Lappis’ learning environment: You’ll gain access to Lappis’ online learning platform, offering a wealth of materials for learning and revising kite skiing. This resource is available to you both during and after the course.
  2. Virtual theory course: Participate in a approximately 2-hour virtual theory course covering the fundamentals of kite skiing, equipment, proper usage, conditions, and safety aspects. This will provide you with a solid foundation for understanding the sport.
  3. Practical instruction: Approximately 4 hours of practical instruction designed to take you from a beginner to an independent enthusiast level. Practical instruction is a key component of the course, providing you with the necessary skills for safe kite skiing.
  4. Kite skiing equipment during the course: We provide all the necessary kite skiing equipment during the course. All you need to bring are your own skis or snowboard, a helmet, and appropriate winter clothing.

Start kite skiing the right way

Our kite skiing course is the perfect way to start kite skiing safely and enjoyably. Enroll now and take the first step towards a new hobby that will immerse you in the heart of the winter wilderness.

Lappis’ kite skiing courses are available extensively throughout Finland, offering you the opportunity to easily and conveniently start kite skiing. In the 2023-2024 season, we will be organizing courses in several locations, so you’ll surely find a suitable course near you.

Locations for the 2023-2024 Season:

  • Helsinki Area: Courses are typically held in the Greater Helsinki area, often in Laajalahti, among other locations.
  • Jyväskylä Area: Enjoy kite skiing on the large lakes of Central Finland around Jyväskylä.
  • Kuopio: Kuopio offers fantastic settings for practicing and enjoying kite skiing.
  • Joensuu: The snowy lake landscapes of Eastern Finland around Joensuu are perfect for kite skiing.
  • Oulu and Surrounding Areas: Numerous locations around Oulu are suitable for course arrangements regardless of the time.
  • Rovaniemi
  • Lapland (Ylläs – Levi – Pallas): Lapland is a paradise for kite skiing, and our courses in Ylläs, Levi, and Pallas offer unforgettable experiences.

New locations coming soon

We are constantly working on expanding our course offerings and introducing kite skiing courses in new locations. Stay tuned for upcoming courses and new destinations!

Lappis’ kite skiing courses offer flexibility and versatility, allowing you to learn kite skiing in the best possible way. Our virtual courses are available in both live and recorded versions, giving you the freedom to choose your preferred method of learning.

Scheduling and Availability of Virtual Courses

  • Weekly live courses: We organize virtual courses almost every week throughout the year. By participating in a live course, you’ll have the best learning experience, the opportunity to ask questions in real-time, and engage in interactive teaching.
  • Recordings available from early 2024: AStarting in 2024, recordings of our virtual courses will be accessible, allowing you to watch the course at your convenience. The recordings also enable you to review the course content at your own pace later on.

Course Content and Registration:

  • Course content: Our courses cover the fundamentals of kite skiing, equipment usage, conditions, and safety aspects. Whether you choose the live course or the recorded version, you’ll receive all the necessary information to start kite skiing.
  • Registration and additional information: For more detailed dates, schedules, and registration instructions, please explore our Kite Skiing Virtual Course page. Choose the method that suits you best and begin your kite skiing adventure!

Booking practical kite skiing courses with Lappis is designed to be as easy and flexible as possible, varying by location. We offer various ways to book and participate in courses, allowing you to choose the most suitable option for you.

Course Booking and Arrangement

  • Location-specific calendars: Our trainers in many locations maintain their calendars, displaying all available course times. This allows for a quick and effortless way to book a suitable course time.
  • Direct communication with trainers: In some locations, course arrangements are made directly with the trainers. This might occur through location-specific WhatsApp groups, where you can discuss with trainers and arrange course times.

Post-course instructions

  • Detailed guidelines: Upon booking a course, you’ll receive a message from us containing detailed instructions on how the course will proceed. This includes all necessary information about course schedules, equipment, and other practical arrangements.

Participating in a kite skiing course is crucial for ensuring both your own and others’ safety. During the course, you’ll learn the fundamentals of kite skiing safely and effectively, reducing the risk of accidents and allowing you to fully enjoy the sport.

Your Safety

  • The power of the kite: Kites may appear light and manageable, but they possess tremendous power. Experienced enthusiasts can soar over 20 meters with a kite. Without proper guidance and training, the uncontrolled force of the kite can lead to serious accidents..
  • Instruction in safe handling: In the basic course, you’ll learn how to safely control the kite. This significantly reduces the risk of accidents and makes the sport a safe activity to begin.

Safety for Others

  • Impact zone: In kite skiing, a practitioner’s impact zone can be extensive. In inexperienced hands, a kite can unpredictably travel long distances, posing a danger to others in the area. The course teaches you how to kite ski safely without endangering others.

Savings on gear purchases

  • Durability of equipment: The initial hours of kite skiing can be demanding on equipment. During the course, you’ll use school equipment, preserving your own gear from wear and tear. As your skills develop, you can transition to using your own equipment with less concern.

Support nearby

  • Continuous support: Even after the course ends, we continue to support you in your kite skiing endeavors. You can always reach out to our instructors or ask for advice within the student community if you have any questions or uncertainties.

More information in the article

  • Article on Starting the Sport: We’ve written an article comparing starting kite skiing on your own versus taking a course. Read the article here for more information and tips.

Enrollment Process:

  1. Select the date for the virtual course: Begin by choosing a suitable date for your kite skiing virtual course through this link. If you can’t find a suitable date, contact us, and we’ll arrange the theory course in the traditional manner.
  2. Payment for the course: When booking the virtual course, you’ll also handle the course fee. Payment methods include regular card and bank transfers, as well as Smartum and ePassi. If you have another type of recreational voucher, please email us at info@lappis.fi.
  3. Informational message and group details: After the reservation and payment, you’ll receive an informational message from us containing specific details about the student groups and other course-related information.

Assistance if needed:

  • Contact us: If you encounter any issues during the enrollment process or have questions, don’t hesitate to get in touch. You can send an email to harri.rautava@lappis.fi, and we’ll be more than happy to assist you. You can also reach out to us via WhatsApp.

The cost of our kite skiing course is designed to offer you value and high-quality instruction at a reasonable price. Prices may vary depending on the season, so we recommend checking the current price directly on our booking page.

Checking the course price:

  • Current pricing: You’ll always find the most up-to-date information on the basic course price on our kite skiing basic course price on our booking page. This ensures you have the correct pricing information without any confusion.
  • Easy access to information: Our booking page is designed to be user-friendly, allowing you to quickly and effortlessly check the course price and make a decision about participation.

Invest in kite skiing instruction

The price of our kite skiing course is an investment in quality instruction and a safe start to the hobby. Check the course price and enroll to embark on your kite skiing adventure!

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