Blog and news kitesurfing and stand up paddle

How to ride upwind -kitesurfing tutorial

How to ride upwind


Once you have learnt the kitesurfing safety systems, you know how to control the kite and how to perform upwind bodydragging, then its time to learn waterstart. In the 5hours packages, the 2 last hours are des

Riding upwind will need a bit of practice to be mastered. Here few tips to help you.

·       Ride with your kite at 10 o’clock or 2o’clock. Like the upwind dragging, this is the easier position, best mix between upwind abilities and power.

·       Make sure you have enough speed and power

·       To go upwind, like all other water sports, you need to look where you want to go, so your shoulder will turn and your all body will follow. If you are looking at your kite, you won’t be able to go upwind. Keep you front leg strait, back leg bended. You will ride on the edge of your kite board.



If you have any questions on how to fly your kite in the wind window, feel free to contact us anytime or by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


More information on Kitesurfing lessons program


 SoulKite, kitesurfing and stand up paddle board school, hire and sales 


 ◘  Perfect locations close to the city 
 ◘  Friendly faces 
 ◘  Professional instructor team 
 ◘  Great gear and unbeatable price 


Ride with SoulKite !

Kitesurf and stand up paddle shop

©Copyright 2015 | Soulkite : kitesurfing and stand up paddle lessons near Perth


Terms and Conditions   Sitemap