IKO Assistant Training Course

Would you like to start your career as a Kiteboard Instructor? This Assistant Training Course is the first step towards a progressive career as an IKO Instructor.


In this course, your IKO Certified Trainer will show you how to teach as a kiteboarding Assistant Instructor under the supervision of an Instructor Level 2 (or higher). Your training will be divided into 3 parts: evaluation and improvement of your knowledge and riding skills, theoretical lessons and practical teaching situation. Your Trainer will help you uncover how an IKO affiliated Kite Center works thereby making you knowledgeable on how to: prepare, use and manage equipment properly; follow the fundamental safety principles; and much more.

You can complete this training in a minimun of 5 days. Your trainer will evaluate your skills and verify if you meet the criteria at the end of your training. If you pass, your trainer will certify you as an IKO Assistant Instructor and you will be able to download your diploma online.

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IKO Trainings and Certifications

IKO Trainings and Certifications

Schedule 2021

The 2021 courses at Tornado Surf Center will take place on the following dates:

ITC_ATC_Schedule 2021

Schedule 2022

The 2022 courses at Tornado Surf Center will take place on the following dates:

ITC_ATC_Schedule 2022


  • Be at least 16 years old.
  • Be able to read, write and speak fluently the language the course is given.
  • Be certified as an IKO Member Level 3N or have an equivalent level,
  • Have a valid Medic First Aid and CPR certificate which is not older than 2 years

* The necessary Medic First Aid Training (MFA) can be organised through us as well.



Frequently asked questions

What happens if the course is canceled by the organizer?
What happens if the course is cancelled by the organizer?This can happen if there are not enough candidates. The cancelation will be at least 1 month before the start date of the course. The deposit of the training fee will be paid back to you.

What happens if the candidate cancels the course?
If the candidate cancels less than 1 month before the ATC starts, the organizer does not reimburse his/her deposit. If s/he cancels more than 1 month before the ATC starts, the organizer will refund his/her deposit (minus any administrative charges).

What happens if there is no wind?
Candidate Assistant Instructors are aware that they might not be certified at the end of the course, if there were too many days without wind.
In the event of no wind, the course may be extended for 1 day, upon agreement between the trainer, the organizer and the candidates. If the training cannot be extended, the candidates will work on teaching simulation and advanced lesson plan building analysis and will then complete their practical training (shadowing) and practical riding level assessment by an IKO Instructor Level 2 or higher.

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The Pics

Theory Lesson
Practical Lesson on the beach
Practical Lesson in the water
Got the diploma !
Let's go party

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