You’ve heard the hype — “it’s so much fun”, “it’s just like flying”, “it’s like nothing you’ve ever experienced before!” Foilboarding is all the rage, but if you don’t know how, it can be a little intimidating. Last year, Slingshot launched Flight School, a graduated mast system to ease the learning curve, but now thanks to Slingshot’s new Foil Academy, they’ve made it even easier by providing a free, learn at your own pace, online course.

Slingshot just launched kiteboarding’s first online course dedicated to user-friendly foiling progression. It’s called Foil Academy and it’s completely free! Foil Academy is a step-by-step course designed to teach you to kite foil. Slingshot’s industry-leading riders and designers cover everything from basic foil behavior, design and hydrodynamics to advanced transitions and big-air maneuvers. As you follow along with the course, you’ll learn valuable skills, tips and tricks that you can apply directly to your in-water progression. This class guarantees you’ll be able to learn to foil faster, safer and with more enjoyment than another method available today.

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Inside look: Full instructional from Slingshot Brand Manager and Pro Team rider, Alex Fox.

Sign up for Slingshot’s Foil Academy and you’ll get 10 lessons broken down into 20 videos and 20 tips, available online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Online, at your home beach, or on vacation, you can work through the course where and when you want as well as learn at your own pace. Slingshot’s created an online community where you can discuss courses, get answers to your questions and share your experiences. You can even give feedback on how they can improve this course. You’ll also receive additional bonus material including helpful tips, updates and latest trends in foiling as you progress through the course. By the time you complete the program, you’ll have the confidence and skills to become a proficient foiler able to prove it with a Foil Academy certificate.

What are you waiting for? Membership is completely free! Enroll here: www.foil-academy.com.