- 24 October 2009 | Kiteboarding
The KPWT are proud to announce its new international school for judging. The course will give a thorough Beginners-to-Senior level review and tutorial of How to Judge.
The role of a judge in a kiteboarding contest is to decide which rider performs the closest to the judging criteria in any heat. It is essential, therefore, that judges have experience and knowledge to give them confidence to obtain the correct results.
The improvement made in the sport over last few years cannot be only attributed to improvements in equipment but as well in increased level of riders tricks performance and innovation. Every year increasing new tricks with different ways of performance need to be recognized and classified during competitions.
Any competitive system is only as good as the people who are charged with the responsibility of determining the outcome of the competition.
KPWT Judging course offers a reliable and professional training program. All courses are designed to give you theoretical and practical knowledge by which means you will be able to work as a judge for Freestyle, Waves and Course Race in most national and international competitions.
During the course you will learn: how to recognize differences in freestyle tricks and manoeuvres, judging criteria for wave competitions, course race rules, how to set up competition areas according to disciplines and conditions, work with judging sheets, point systems and judging criteria, flag signals etc.
After you pass the judging course and final exam, you will be qualified as a KPWT judge equipped with enough knowledge to judge your first event. This is the next step in the constant improvement within the sport of Kiteboarding and we are all very proud of this.