Reef Kite Academy

Turn your passion into your dream job

Our program

Welcome to Reef Kite Academy, a company created by two brothers with a passion for kiting.
Here we will help you become a kiteboarding instructor during our IKO courses held at LEK kiteschool and Embocca.
Still unsure about your riding skills ? Book some coaching lessons or join us to explore the coastline in one of our fun downwinders.

Downwinders and coaching

Get personalized coaching, explore the coast through some great downwinders, or book a 3-day kite camp to discover what makes Cabarete such a fun kite destination.

IKO courses

Both assistant and instructor courses are packed with information and will prepare you to give safe and professional classes around the world.

Learn more about IKO

IKO is the leading kiteboarding organisation worldwide, with schools and job opportunities all around the world !
Get ready to work with the highest international standards.

IKO centers
Licensed instructors
Certified students

Our team


As one of the 30 Examiners of IKO Charly is in charge of training new Instructors around central america and will guarantee the highest teaching level during your time with him . He specializes in big air/ old school tricks and Hydrofoil but is also very proficient with strapless.


Maxime is a level 2 IKO Instructor as well as a certified IKO coach. He has taught more than 500 hours to all levels of kiters, and specializes in twintip and freeride tricks. Max also organizes pro courses for the next generation of instructors .

Our testimonials