Level 1 Discovery A 1 Know safe wind directions and conditions for kiting
2 Know hazards on a spot
Site Selection 3 Set up a trainer kite
4 Know the use of safety systems
5 Carry and handle the kite properly
B 1 Have basic flying skills with trainer kite
2 Launch and land the trainer kite with an assistant
First Flight 3 Twist and untwist the lines while flying the kite
4 Walk and change directions while flying the kite
5 Know the wind window
C 1 Set-up a 4/5 line kite with a full de-power system
2 Pre- flight check equipment and settings
Depower Kite 3 In-flight check equipment and settings
4 Pull quick release and active leash
5 Understand and use the international communication signals
6 Launch and land the kite to an assistant and as an assistant – 4/5-line de-power kite
D 1 Control the kite hooked into the harness
Harness Flight 2 Understand the de-power system and can use the safety systems.
3 Advanced flying skills with the de-power kite
4 Show full control of de-power systems in flight
E Self Landing 1 Self-land the kite
2 Recover the bar and kite
Level 2 Intermediate F 1 Enter and exit the water independently and safely while controlling the kite
2 Water re-launch the kite
Downwind Drag 3 Body drag downwind
4 Maintain correct kite position in the wind window
5 Change direction to the left and right while body dragging
6 Self- rescue and full pack-down in deep water
G 1 Upwind body drag to recover board
Upwind Drag 2 Upwind body drag holding the board with one hand
3 Enter and exit at the same point while upwind body dragging
H 1 Know the power stroke for a water start
Steady Pull 2 Know the safety rules and theory for water start
3 Can put the board on the feet and maintain the correct position for water start
I 1 Water start in both directions and ride a short distance
2 Come to a controlled stop
Waterstart 3 Understand weather forecast, tidal- and wind effects
4 Determine the wind strength, direction and quality
5 Know the right of way rules
6 Know equipment set up and choice according to the weather conditions
Level 3 Independent J Edging 1 Control the riding speed by edging
2 Consistent riding in both directions
K 1 Consistent riding in all directions including upwind
Upwind riding 2 Ride amongst other riders and water users and respect the right of way rules
L 1 Change of direction without stopping
Turns 2 Make a toe side turn
M 1 Risk assessment and awareness of the riding area
Self launch 2 Self launch
N 1 Know the theory and the safety rules for jumping
Basic jump 2 Land a basic jump
Level 4 Advanced O 1 Do a hooked-in raley jump
Hooked tricks 2 Do an inverted jump
3 Do a jump with a grab
P 1 Hop to toeside
Revert Riding 2 Hop from toeside to heelside
3 Do a high speed turn
Q 1 Perform 1-2m jumps boosting with the kite
High jumps 2 Jump on command from flat water.
3 Basic aerial transition
R 1 Do a board recovery
Safety Assistant 2 Do a rider recovery
3 Know how to untwist you lines while riding
S 1 Do a basic backroll
Back rolls 2 Back roll both directions
3 Back roll with a grab
T 1 Do a basic front roll
Front rolls 2 Do a front roll in both directions
3 Know the theory of kiting in waves
U 1 Basic downloop
Downloops 2 Smooth Jibe with downloop
3 Do a downloop transition both ways
Level 5  Expert V 1 Jibe a directional board
Free rider 2 Know the theory of kiting in rivers
3 Do a long distance downwinder
4 Do a safe Kite recovery
W 1 Do 3-4m jumps and land smoothly
Tricks 2 Bigger backroll 3m jump
3 Bigger frontroll 3m jump
4 Ride a strapless board
X 1 Kite in waves over 1m
Wave riding 2 Ride waves upwind
3 Ride waves downwind
4 Ride a directional board
Y 1 Unhooked raley
Unhooked 2 Unhooked backroll
3 Unhooked frontroll
4 Surface handle pass
Z 1 Backloop the kite while riding
Kite loops 2 Frontloop the kite while riding
3 Kiteloop while jumping
4 Small aerial transition with Kiteloop