Qualification

Member since
04 June, 2015
Qualifications
Kiteboarder Level 3N
Assistant Instructor 3 Days
Instructor Level 1
Additional Qualifications
Assistant Candidate
Instructor Level 1 Candidate
Equipment
International Kiteboarding Signs
Self Rescue and Pack Down
Intermediate Quiz
Bar Adjustments
Instructor Level 2
Aspect Ratio (AR)

Job History

School nameStart dateEnd date
20-02-201920-02-2019
Freestyle Academy Kitesurfing School31/10/2019Till date

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Teaching Hours 265 913
Student Taught 30 106

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Joanna Vasquez Arong
Philippines
Reviewed 02 Apr 2021
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Shaira Ana U. Pangandian
Reviewed 02 Apr 2021
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Maja Troetschel
Reviewed 01 Mar 2021
kite course Boracay great teaching, great people, fun place, we are family of 3 and we all were very pleased with the course. I can highly recommend Stefan Vance and Ron as teachers, they were always positive and helping even if our physical abbility was sometimes not the greatest. Also great equipment and service - addicting!
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Sofia Grace A. Lina
Reviewed 04 Feb 2021
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Patrick Richiardone
Reviewed 03 Feb 2021
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Nicole Teresa Pineda
Davao City, Philippines
Reviewed 02 Feb 2021
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Rogelio Yangco Jr.
Reviewed 01 Feb 2021
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Nicolas Ugarte
cebu, Philippines
Reviewed 25 Jan 2021
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Alana Gabrielle Jorge
Reviewed 14 Jan 2021
Super fun! Felt good knowing a lot of safety precautions + procedures. Flying the kite was scary at first, but my sister and I got a good feel of it just after 1.5 hours, it was great! Our instructor was reassuring and safe, which we appreciated because we tend to worry while learning new board sports (haha). Would come back to learn this sport, the staff at Freestyle Academy Boracay were so nice and friendly!
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Vivian Bression
Reviewed 11 Jan 2021
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Pia Mantecon
Reviewed 06 Jan 2021
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Marian Biggiogero
Aklan, Philippines
Reviewed 05 Jan 2021
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Airon Dela Cruz
Philippines
Reviewed 31 Dec 2020
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Jonyrose Ignacio
Las Piñas , Philippines
Reviewed 26 Dec 2020
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Desmond Sheppard
Reviewed 25 Dec 2020
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Livia Terpstra
Makati, Philippines
Reviewed 23 Dec 2020
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Jordan Lee
Reviewed 22 Dec 2020
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Dennis Lampe
BGC Taguig City, Philippines
Reviewed 08 Dec 2020
Comes highly recommended Great instructors & very good equipment!
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john hunter
banbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 Oct 2020
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Armando Morell
Reviewed 27 Jun 2020
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Kristen Womacks
Kurraba Point, Australia
Reviewed 27 Mar 2020
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Aleksandar Petrovic
Reviewed 04 Mar 2020
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Maria Emma Madrid
Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 04 Mar 2020
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Angie Wu
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 03 Mar 2020
Great instructor, great school! Stephen was a great instructor, I’ve improved dramatically after my course with him. He is very professional and experienced. And Freestyle Academy kitesurfing school in boracay is absolutely my favorite school in the world.
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Pieter van Doorne
Druten, Netherlands
Reviewed 22 Feb 2020
Great school, teacher and experience!! What a great school and teacher. Really patient and teaches me a lot in the time I took lessons!! Great experience and will be continued!
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Kieran Phippard Alford
Reviewed 18 Feb 2020
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Orlin Vladikov
Reviewed 06 Feb 2020
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Keith Davies
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 05 Feb 2020
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Cian Long
Thurles, Ireland
Reviewed 05 Feb 2020
Excellent school & instructor! I couldn't recommend Freestyle Academy & my instructor Stefan enough! Stefan was very patient & easy to understand, and I was up on the board for the first time much quicker than I expected! There is also a big focus on safety and understanding the kite system which made me feel very comfortable in the water from the start.
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Songwenjuan
Reviewed 26 Jan 2020
good
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Karolina Tokarz-Nawalany
Reviewed 23 Jan 2020
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Louis Gevers
Reviewed 23 Jan 2020
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Kristian Refinetti
Göteborg, Sweden
Reviewed 21 Jan 2020
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Andrea Moulikova
Philippines
Reviewed 13 Jan 2020
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Massimo (Max) Manzoni
New York , United States
Reviewed 09 Jan 2020
5 Stars to Freestyle Academy Freestyle Academy is a top school and Stefan V. is the most knowledgeable and effective kite instructor I have learned from since starting my Kite journey 8 months ago.
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Edward Chow
Reviewed 08 Jan 2020
Excellent school Excellent school that hit all the major points of learning kitesurfing that you'd want: prioritized safety above all else, friendly staff, quick communications, and of course fun!
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Joost Emmen
Netherlands
Reviewed 08 Jan 2020
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Saskia Oswell
Aklan, Philippines
Reviewed 07 Jan 2020
My experience in Freestyle Academy. I first started with kite control while living in Muscat, Oman, and progressed to basic board skills in Kalpitiya, Sri Lanka. Upon moving to join my family in Boracay, Freestyle Academy was my first choice of kite school and has remained my favorite ever since. Freestyle Academy has, for me, always had the best of all things associated with kite boarding. It has the best people, both on and off the water. Their whole gang is amazing here, and undoubtedly benefits from having Ken and Ali leading the way. My respect for these guys is without equal. So, aside from the fun and supportive atmosphere, this is also my preferred spot for kiting. Support is there from the beginning to the end, each and every day. I know these guys have my back, and are always measured in their support as they allow me to enjoy what i'm doing, progress as fast as is safely possible, and yeah, really enjoy being a part of it all. What else can I say. My tricks are progressing and soon i will start to foil too. Even equipment advice, maintenance and repair is available here, as you'd expect really from guys who have been so busy here on Bulabog for so long. 5 stars. 10/10. 100% Love it.
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Joel Kennaway
Reviewed 03 Jan 2020
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Denis Waddell
Albion, Australia
Reviewed 02 Jan 2020
Great kite school Great knowledgeable instructors and very welcoming. Definitely recommended!
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Yeonjee Oh
Reviewed 22 Dec 2019
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Ahreum Oh
Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed 22 Dec 2019
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Scott Rowlandson Rowlandson
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 Dec 2019
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Thai Verzone
Reviewed 19 Dec 2019
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Nicky de Weille
Netherlands
Reviewed 15 Dec 2019
Best. Thing. Ever. The people at Freestyle Academy are like a family from the very start. Safety and instructions are priority and the teachers are amazing. Hope to come back soon!
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Monika Bantle
Beckenried, Switzerland
Reviewed 14 Dec 2019
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Hannah Viola
Makati, Philippines
Reviewed 10 Dec 2019
Excellent Great experience. But the place just needs to be renovated again due to the recent closure of boracay. Other than that, it was all good!
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Laurence Lusang
Reviewed 10 Dec 2019
Nice experience I had a nice experience in boracay when I learnt kite surfing. It is the best place to learn
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Cris Cataudella
Still River , United States
Reviewed 10 Dec 2019
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Dimosthenis Michailidis
Reviewed 03 Dec 2019
Happy kiter ! The place the school are ideal for anyone to learn fast and with safety how to kitesurf! The instructor is really a professor in kiteboarding! Thank you all!
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Romain Heritier
Reviewed 28 Nov 2019
Great Good teacher, clear explication and pret attention, friendly buddy
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Faisal Umari
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 27 Nov 2019
Keen eye for detail Great instructer, very keen eye on detail. Explains things very well. Very happy with the outcome.
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Kristen Cornelsen
Annapolis, United States
Reviewed 03 Apr 2019
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Eva Gresser
Reviewed 29 Mar 2019
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Cyril Dacudao
Reviewed 29 Mar 2019
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Thomas Eicher
Felben-Wellhausen, Switzerland
Reviewed 26 Mar 2019
An excellent experience Thanks, Freestyle Academy Boracay, for facilitating such a good start to my "kitesurfing career". I can recommend you to others without any hesitation. Thank you guys!!!
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David Jea
Reviewed 19 Mar 2019
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Dominik Noerenberg
Reviewed 19 Mar 2019
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Karol Kuczwalski
Warsaw, Portugal
Reviewed 04 Mar 2019
Perfect spot in Pradise Boracay. Stefan from Freestyle Academy in Boracay is a pro trainer and cannot say any bad things about him - only positives. He is not wasting any time to achieve the goal - to teach people how to kite. Highly attentive aproach in safe conditions.
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Amy Wei
Reviewed 22 Feb 2019
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Carol Shaw
Reviewed 17 Feb 2019
Great Experience! As an older student, I was a bit worried about how I would go but felt that I was in totally competent hands. A great experience.
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Albin El Rody
Reviewed 15 Feb 2019
Awesome kitesurfing school!! I had an awesome time in Boracay learning kitesurfing at Kitesurfing academy!! Thanks to Ron, Ken & team!! Will come back for sure!
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Olfa BEN REJEB
singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 11 Feb 2019
great stuff, great wind, great week !
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Chris Banks
Reviewed 10 Feb 2019
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Maciej Michalak
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 05 Feb 2019
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Svetlana Latysh
Guangzhou, China
Reviewed 04 Feb 2019
Amazing Kitesurfing skills. Beginning ;) I would like to say that teaching in Freestyle Academy was in a high level, and I after 4 hours I can already stand on the board and ride ;) I am very excited and the kitesurfing is already became my new passion! Thanks to Freestyle Acadamy for good basics ;) to instructor Stefan and owner Warren;)
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DENIS ULANOV
United States
Reviewed 10 Jan 2019
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Philip Sancto
Reviewed 08 Jan 2019
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Jarred Paddey
Reviewed 05 Jan 2019
Amazing people and course The team at freestyle academy are great and very welcoming. As for the course, we couldn't have asked for a better instructor than Stefan. He is very patient (probably the most important quality for any teacher) and is able to pass on his knowledge effortlessly which meant learning from him was easy as well.
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Man Carina Tsang
Reviewed 30 Dec 2018
He’s so passionate about kitesurfing. He’s a wonderful instructor who’s very patient and care about his student. As all the little details and tips he taught, I could tell he definitely masters kitesurfing. Best instructor!
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