Who We Are & Where We Train


Get Kiteboarding is a water sports school based near Chichester, West Sussex which offers courses in power kiting, kitesurfing and stand-up paddle boarding as well as kitesurfing trips throughout the UK, Ireland & abroad.


Meet the Team

The school is headed by IKO level 2 instructor: John Aldcroft.

John is passionate about kitesurfing and has been involved with this extreme sport for over 15 years. He has been involved with sport since leaving the forces when he was 21 & has previously been a personal fitness trainer to Pink Floyd, a ski guide & instructor in France & Italy & now also teaches martial arts / self defence in London & Chichester in combination with teaching kitesurfing & stand up paddle boarding.

He is assisted by a team of instructors who have been chosen for their energy and enthusiasm for kitesurfing coupled with their ability & maturity to teach you in a safe and progressive manner.


For all your kitesurfing (& paddle boarding) equipment needs we use Bracklesham Boardriders for service, impartial advice & the best UK deals on equipment.

For second hand equipment we recommend ebay.co.uk or one of these 2 facebook groups: Kitebay or UK Kitesurfing Gear.

If you choose to buy second hand we highly recommend you talk to either ourselves or Bracklesham Boardriders first before purchasing anything especially if you are new to kitesurfing or paddle boarding and want some unbiased “we’ve been there and done that before” advice.

 Local Weather & Tide Information

Watch the video below to see the beach where we train.

Bracklesham Beach