Discover Wing Surfing: 2Hr Class

The 2 hour Discover Wing Surfing Lesson is the perfect lesson for an individual or couple, with no previous experience, who wish to learn the fundamental skills that lead to safe and self sufficient wing surfing.

This class is a great choice if you want to get a hand on the basics!

No experience necessary. Minimum age is 12 years. Maximum of 2 students.

Fiesta Island, San Diego
2 hours entry level lesson
Private or semi-private
No previous experience required
Choose and Pay for a 2hr Beginner Lesson


And Learn the Sport of Wing Surfing. No experience necessary!



This 2 hour private or semi private lesson is perfect for those people looking to get started with the essential Wing Surfing skills and safety techniques needed to get them moving forward in this new sport called, WING SURFING - aka: Wing Boarding, Wing Foiling, Wing Skiing, Wing SUP, Wing Skateboarding, etc. This 2hr introductory lesson is ideal for those that want to learn the fundamentals of how the WING works, on land and water, so they can buy the right equipment and progress on their own after the lesson. It's time to Discover the world of Wing Surfing.

The Discover Wing Surfing - 2 hour lesson uses our Performance Based Instruction System to get you up and riding quicker and safer. Manta provides all the Wing Surfing gear during the lesson. You’ll have the lesson time to learn as many wing surfing skills on land and water as you can safely perform. If you learn the fundamental skills quickly you could be riding out and back in as little as one lesson. If you feel confident after your first lesson, then it's time to get your own gear and practice on your own for a few days, then come back for a “Beyond Basics" Wing Surfing Lesson, and take it to the next level or to fix any issues you may still have. Yes, Manta is the authorized Wing Surfing Equipment dealer for the top brands of Wing Surfing equipment, (Cabrinha, Naish, and North) in San Diego. We take special care of our students who buy equipment from us, with free trouble shooting tips, equipment advice, and discounts when available.
You will be shown what it takes to learn kiteboarding quicker and safer, from the most experienced kiteboarding instructor in California, John Arthur. He is the only IKO and PASA certified instructor in San Diego, and he knows how to teach you what you need to know to become a real kiteboarder faster and safer than anyone.

In the 2hr Discover Wing Surfing lesson You will be shown what it takes to learn Wing Surfing quicker and safer, allowing you to get out on your own much sooner.

No experience necessary. Minimum age is 12 years. Maximum of 2 students.

Skills offered in the Discover Wing Surfing Lesson:

Equipment selection and set up.

Land Skills.

Water Skills.

Equipment pack down and maintenance.

Discover Wing Surfing Lesson Includes:

Use of the Wing Surfing equipment - Wing, Leash, Wing SUP Board, Life jacket, Fin or Foil system.

Friendly and Fun instruction.

Learn as many skills as you can safely perform in the lesson time.

Kiteboard Instructor

John Arthur

John Arthur is San Diego’s only IKO & PASA certified kiteboading instructor. He founded Manta Water Sports, and started teaching kiteboarding in1999. He has maintained a 100% safety record the entire time. John has an undeniable passion for teaching than shows in all his lesson programs. His 17+ years of teaching experience are exemplified in all his lesson programs. John teaches beginner to advanced level kiteboard lessons all year and he knows how to get you to ride. Best of all, he continues to offer free training tips and advise to all his students, beyond their initial lesson.

Kiteboarding Basics
Kiteboarding Advanced
Kiteboard Equipment
private lessons
semi-private lessons
skills program



In this skill set, you be shown how to set up, launch, fly, loop, hover, de-power, and land, the training kite. You will learn basic kiteboarding safety rules and flying theory. Note: if you already have training kite skills, you can test out on this skill set, and go right to the inflatable kite.
In this skill set, you will learn the fundamentals on how to operate and fly the larger inflatable kite. We focus on kite control, personal and public safety, and emergency systems. We cover site selection, rigging, basic flying skills, self launched, self landings, assisted launches, landings, flying patterns, and one handed kite control. We cover independence and self sufficiency skills through out the lesson. We discuss equipment care and additional safety tips. You will also be introduced to, advanced flying techniques and light wind flying techniques.
If there is time, you will be introduced to the first of 5 body dragging techniques and how to perform a self rescue.

These skills can put you Way Ahead of other students with the same amount of training from other schools!


$ 179

PRIVATE Discover Wing Surfing LESSON

2-hour introductory DISCOVER WING SURFING class with 1 student


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Private Beginner Lesson
2 hrs
no experience necessary
$ 129

SEMI-PRIVATE Discover Wing Surfing LESSON

2hr-semi private introductory DISCOVER WING SURFING class with 2 students (2 roommates or family)


Semi-Private Beginner Lesson
2 hrs



MANTA provides the following Wing Surfing equipment items during selected lesson programs:

Kite complete with bar and safety system for land and water skills

Helmets or Radio helmet for water skills

Waist harness for land and water skills

Booties for water skills

Wet suits of average size for water skills (if needed)

Life jackets for water skills

Kiteboard with footstraps for water skills

Directions to the Kiteboard Site

All lessons are held on Fiesta Island in Mission Bay, San Diego. We meet at the Northwest side of Enchanted Cove, approximately ½ mile down Fiesta Island Road.