How long does it take to learn wing foiling?

How long does it take to learn wing foiling?

Wing foiling is a fun and exciting water sport that combines the use of a foil board with a handheld wing. While learning to wing foil may seem daunting, with dedication and proper instruction, most people can become independent within 6 - 12 hours . However, it's important to learn with a certified school to ensure safety, efficient learning, and proper technique.

Here are some reasons why it's important to learn to wing foil with a certified school:

  1. Safety: Wing foiling involves a certain amount of risk, especially for beginners. Northern Kites provide safety instructions and guidelines to ensure the safety of students, instructors, and others in the water.

  2. Efficient learning: Northern Kites have experienced instructors who have the knowledge and expertise to teach wing foiling in a structured and efficient manner. They provide personalised instruction tailored to each student's level and progress.

  3. Proper technique: Learning proper technique from the start can prevent bad habits from forming and improve the learning curve. Northern Kites teach the correct wing handling, body positioning, and board control techniques that ensure the safety and enjoyment of the sport.

  4. Equipment knowledge: Northern Kites have a variety of equipment options, and instructors can help students choose the right equipment based on their skill level and weight. They also provide maintenance and repair services to ensure the equipment is in good condition.

  5. Community: Wing foiling is more enjoyable when shared with others. Northern Kites offer a community of wing foiling enthusiasts who share the same passion and can provide support and networking opportunities. Join our FB group - West Kirby Wingfoiling

  6. Spot: West Kirby is probably the best spot in the UK to learn to wing foil. Check out our spot guide - West Kirby Marine Lake 

In conclusion, learning to wing foil can take anywhere from 6 to 12 hours, depending on individual factors such as prior experience in water sports, physical fitness, and frequency of practice. However, learning with a certified school can ensure safety, efficient learning, proper technique, equipment knowledge, and community building.