Courses in Saudi Arabia

Katana Wave offers the best quality training and courses for all levels with IKO certified instructors. We will help you start your kiteboarding journey and also guide you in choosing the best equipment to suit your level/style.

We also believe in new talents and enjoy working closely with skilled riders in different areas to make sure they achieve their goals and monitor them well to get the best results possible.



In Saudi Arabia, we currently offer courses in Shoaiba, about 120km south of Jeddah on Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea coast.

This wonderful location is known for its beautiful reefs and features a lagoon making it an excellent spot to learn the sport of kitesurfing with its flat water and great wind conditions.

Our school works under the IKO standards and all of our instructors are internationally certified and will help you get started in a very safe environment.

LEVEL 1 (3 hours)
⁃Wind direction ⁃Equipment and setup ⁃Safety ⁃Wind window ⁃Theory on how the Kite turns, flies, powers up and depowers ⁃Assisting launching the kite ⁃Flying the kite and activating ⁃Launching the kite assisted ⁃Go to the water and perform a down wind body drag course in the water entering and existing the water alone ⁃Relaunch the kite in the water ⁃Perform a self rescue in deep water ⁃Perform a cross wind body drag

LEVEL 2 (2 hours)
⁃Set up the kite and check the equipment alone ⁃Body drag away from shore going down wind and come back to shore ⁃Body drag across the wind ⁃Body dragging across the wind with one hand and go up wind ⁃Confidently body dragging upwind with the kite holding stable height in the sky ⁃Learn the water start theory and practice excersizes (Body / board positions and kite control method) ⁃Recover the board in deep water and place your feet into the foot straps whilst flying the kite ⁃Positioning and controlling the kite to water start and stand up on the board ⁃Stand up on the board and ride down wind whilst flying the kite up and down

LEVEL 3 (2 hours)
⁃Set up and check your equipment for your session ⁃Ride away from shore on the board and ride back to shore ⁃Edge on Heelside and Toeside to change course ⁃Stop by edging hard ⁃Be able to keep an edge ⁃Constantly ride upwind

Please note that outcomes may vary with student’s abilities or changing weather conditions on the day.

Book your course now by calling +966568500286 or email

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