Courses | IKO Kiteboarding Coach Course (KCC)

IKO Training Calendar 2017-18

Assistant Instructor Plus (AITC+)Medic First Aid (MFA)Instructor Training Course (ITC)Kiteboarding Coach Course (KCC)
12 January – 16 January 201817 January 201818 January - 22 January 201824 January – 28 January 2018
30 January – 03 February 201804 February 201805 February - 09 February 2018
5 Days / 40 Hours1 Day5 Days / 40 Hours5 Days / 40 Hours
USD $500USD $150USD $890USD $890

IKO KCC | About

  • Dates: 24 January – 28 January 2018
  • Language: English
  • Days: 5
  • Hours: 40
  • Location: Cuyo Island, Palawan, Philippines
  • Trainer: Vincent Herbillon (IKO Examiner / Coach Trainer)
  • Price: $890 USD

Do you want to teach ‘Kiteboarding Level 5 – Evolution’? Become a Coach! 

One of IKO’s newest, highest, and most specialised teaching awards, Coaches are qualified to teach IKO Level 5 kiteboarding and host IKO endorsed Evolution Clinics for advanced kiteboarding instruction.

What’s a Coach?:

A Coach is an IKO Instructor Level 2 that has an excellent riding level. A Coach has additionally received specialized training to perform specific assessment of kiteboarder riding skills in order to be able to help riders get on the path toward progression. As a Coach, you can pick an area of emphasis. You can get certified in one or all three distinct disciplines: Freeride, Freestyle and/or Wave Riding. You will be able to run Evolution Clinics according to which discipline you are certified in as a Coach.

What will you learn during the Kiteboard Coach Course?

  • discover how to organise and manage a 6-person Evolution Clinic
  • teach advanced rider skills
  • prepare advanced lesson plans
  • analyse student failures via “video coach,” which consists in filming and debriefing a student’s practice
  • teach downwinder organisation and riding
  • demonstrate and train on safety and rescue
  • do specific warm-up and stretching exercises
  • teach theory (meteorology, aerodynamics, tides, etc)

Worldwide qualifications and benefits:

  • Run Evolution Clinic with up to 6 participants or per hour Evolution courses
  • Purchase IKO products with 30% discount over the public price
  • Access to open job listings on the IKO Website
  • Post seeking employment ads viewable to IKO Centers
  • Post personal profile info online, which is viewable via the general public website
  • Receive customer feedback that results in an international instructor ranking


  • Be a certified Instructor Level 2
  • Be able to successfully demonstrate riding skills in one or more of the categories: Free Style, Free ride, Wave Riding

What you must provide:

  • Valid first aid certificate
  • Kiteboarding equipment

What’s included:

  • Five days of training with a certified IKO Coach Trainer
  • Coach certification should you demonstrate the required level


A 50% deposit is required to confirm a place on the course, with the remainder payable a month before the course starts.  To book, email

Places are strictly limited to a maximum of only 8 candidates per course so book early to avoid disappointment!

Any courses cancelled due to lack of participants will be refunded in full.