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Thailand Race Clinic


As part of the KTA Thailand ‘Christmas Race Special’ we pleased to announce that we are joining forces with NJS and Gaastra race board designer Nils to bring you fantastic opportunity to up your racing skills and knowledge. Whether you are a race board rider or TT racer the clinic will cover all aspects of racing to give you a chance to improve those final finishing positions at any competition.

856471_4602817036138_1524083495_oNils Stolzlecher is not only one of the industry’s most well-known board designers but also a world class racer also and will be representing the Austria at the 2013 World Course Race Championships in China. So don’t miss out on the great chance to take advantage of all Nils skills and experience at the Phuket KTA Race Centre on the 12/13th December just a few days before the KTA Thailand kicks off, which is great chance also to put those newly acquired skills into action.

The KTA Race Centre is also located at Kite Zone Phuket who shall be organising and hosting the race clinic for you at their Friendship Beach kite centre.

Cost for the two day clinic will be – THB 4000.00
Nils Stolzlecher

Further follow-up private lessons will also be available with Nils by arrangement.These private lessons will be on offer between the 14 – 17 December.

Bookings for either the race clinic or private race lessons may be made via Kite Zone Phuket – dave@kitesurfthailand.com or tel: +66 (0) 833-952-005)

Day one

10:00 AM Opening Comments
Basic Race Rules
How to prepare for racing
Starting sequence and how to manage it
Course Management
(Ideal to have Easel and a large pad with three different color markers)
12:00 PM: Lunch break
01:30 PM Equipment basics  (Kite, board, fins, race watch)
Equipment selection
02:30 PM On the water practice   (2 hours)
Practice starts   (  Jet Ski and flags needed with pin end mark )
04:30 PM End of seminars, free kiting


Day Two:

01:00 PM Overview of Day  (Tacking, Jibing)
02:00 PM On the water  (pending Wind)
Upwind training the skilled groups    (Windward mark needed)
Tacking practice
05:00 PM   Wrap up

Nils Stolzlecher