Do you want to unite your passion with your job?

We are always in need of new Instructors at Miamikiteboarding: WE HIRE !

Or with this International Certification, you can teach kiteboarding around the world while you kite the planet !

A professional training course using the best teaching method.


The Instructor Training Course (ITC) is based on IKO kiteboard teaching methods, which are recognized

as the international standard in kiteboard teaching. The ITC runs for 5-days at an IKO affiliated Center

and is taught by an Examiner. An Examiner is a professional  who is in charge of your training,

evaluation and certification as a new Instructor. ITCs are held with a maximum of 8 candidates.

What’s next?

Optional qualifications are available for Instructor level 1

Want to go even further with your kiteboarding career?

For Instructor Level 1, there are two areas you can specialize in Teaching to Children 

and Teaching to Students with Health Conditions.

At Miamikiteboarding, we regularly run children kite clinics starting at 9 year old.


With this certification, you are guaranteed to be hired with us !

To start a training: CONTACT CHRIS :

Frequently asked questions

What would i choose the IKO certification to become an instructor ?

IKO is the only diploma recognized worldwide in over 40 countries and known with the best proven safety and quality standards. The best way to kite the planet while getting paid! The organization provides a global network easily accessible from an intuitive and simple App. Certification procedures for students are instant and provide access to many ressources for additional knowledge as well for the kiteboarders than the Professional instructors. Iko enjoy a solid reputation and credibility worldwide where students are guaranteed to be taught through proper safety steps, strict equipment guidelines, appropriate locations, professional coaching and internationally recognized certification level.

Can i enrolled directly in an Instructor Course ( ITC ) if i kite for years and already taught many students ?

To maintain the teaching standards at its highest level internationally, any candidates must undergo the complete training cursus which requires to first complete the 5-days Assistant Course ( AITC ), then followed by the additional 5-day Instructor Course itself ( ITC). This is how IKO maintains and secures a uniform training level worldwide with same quality standards for all future IKO instructors

What if i just want to learn more but not interested in an professional career ?

That is an excellent approach to boost your personal knowledge about the sport and fine-tune your individual technic. You benefit from all multimedia ressources that the IKO network offers , you can guide, assist, manage or simply promote safe teaching in you area, you are still able to certify friends, and log hours even without working for a remuneration

Do i get an insurance as an instructor ?

IKO offers Liability coverage policies in most countries wherever you teach around the globe. Although restrictions apply in some countries where insurances are available through specific companies only.

What career progression can i get as an IKO instructor ?

There is a whole path open to those who want to reach higher qualifications within the IKO organization program: You start as an instructor level1 once completed your ITC training , then as you keep logging more teaching hours, you reach Level 2 and level 3 instructor , which gives you more credentials such as: school manager , access to Coach, and Assistants Trainer level, to eventually reach the top level of Examiner, although the criteria are pretty high and IKO only train Examiners as the market needs.

Can i get the IKO diploma by equivalency if i am already a certified instructor with another organization ?

Yes, IKO has made reciprocal agreements with most of Kiteboarding organizations around the world to provide quicker access to obtain the IKO equivalency diploma. The candidates only need to register to the ITC 5-days course and does not need to attend the AITC course. His other diploma must be up-to-date though.

How long is my IKO diploma valid for ?

For life ! as long as you renew your membership annually and remain active teaching a minimum of hours per year , as well as up to date to the safety standards .