Qualification

Member since
30 November, 1999
Qualifications
Examiner
Training Master
Coach Trainer
Instructor Level 1
Freestyle
Freeride
Coach level1: Wave
Additional Qualifications
Right of Way
Assistant Instructor Trainer
Teaching to Children
Instructor Renewal
Instructor Level 1 Candidate

Job History

School nameStart dateEnd date
Kite Club Cabarete07/01/2015Till date
Kite Club Punta Cana28/12/2014Till date

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Teaching Hours 517 41353
Student Taught 21 1153

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Jeronimo Buasso
Reviewed 22 Sep 2021
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elenora perri
Reviewed 21 Sep 2021
Muy bueno! Fue una muy buena experiencia. Me sentí muy segura y muy bien guiada por los instructores todo el tiempo. Creo que el progreso también fue muy bueno.
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Chris Poppy Mr
Brighton , United States
Reviewed 19 Sep 2021
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Kaylam Pratt
Reviewed 17 Sep 2021
jesse Dobrzanski
orangeville, Canada
Reviewed 17 Sep 2021
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Kaylam Pratt
Reviewed 14 Sep 2021
Oliver Shanklin
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
Reviewed 12 Sep 2021
Jon Dobbs is one of the best instructors I've ever had for any course I've ever taken.
Kathrine Stadil
Hellerup, Denmark
Reviewed 05 Aug 2021
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Yevgeniy Gladkikh
Hofheim am Taunus, Germany
Reviewed 04 Aug 2021
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Jared Gaynier
Reviewed 15 May 2021
Kite Club provided very professional and effective training. Our instructor, Hansen, was particularly helpful and I would recommend him for anyone looking to learn or improve their kiteboarding skills.
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Kyle Lux
Cambridge, United States
Reviewed 11 May 2021
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David Athias
Reviewed 08 Apr 2021
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Rex Nelson
Reviewed 02 Apr 2021
Jaime Bayntun
Reviewed 31 Mar 2021
Julian Velev
Cabarete, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 31 Mar 2021
Daniel Larouche
Montecristi, Ecuador
Reviewed 31 Mar 2021
Jon Dodds is an excellent examiner, excellent knowledge and very friendship.
Jose Manuel Rodriguez Andrickson
Cabarete, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 29 Mar 2021
Rex Nelson
Reviewed 28 Mar 2021
Jaime Bayntun
Reviewed 28 Mar 2021
Daniel Larouche
Montecristi, Ecuador
Reviewed 21 Mar 2021
Chad Gustafson
Gulf Breeze, United States
Reviewed 21 Mar 2021
Very thorough, exceeded my expectations.
Moritz Buttinger
Munich, Germany
Reviewed 10 Jan 2021
great kite school great kite school with cool bar/restaurant in front
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Pavol Mocko
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 Dec 2020
Alessandro Prando
Cabarete, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 24 Dec 2020
Jose Patino
coveñas, Colombia
Reviewed 24 Dec 2020
Francesco Pena
Miami, United States
Reviewed 24 Dec 2020
I'm so happy to be taught by the best instructor ever Jonathan dotts, my mentor and someone that always had the answer of all my questions. I'm another person with alot of knowledge for kitesurfing thanks to my teacher, blessed!!!!!!! Ready to open my school and stoked
Alessandro Prando
Cabarete, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 19 Dec 2020
Francesco Pena
Miami, United States
Reviewed 19 Dec 2020
We had the best teacher ever!!!!!
Jose Patino
coveñas, Colombia
Reviewed 18 Dec 2020
Alex Vander Linde
United States
Reviewed 31 Jul 2020
Best school out there Jon , Cameron and the whole team at kit club cabarette are unbelievable. Do yourself a favor and go check out the good vibes, fun bar and awesome instruction / advice here
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Douglas Vander Linde
United States
Reviewed 29 Jul 2020
Loved the experience Jon & Cam are the best. They broke the process into digestible segments and kept advancing me through the process. Tropical storms shut off our winds, but the entire experience gave me confidence and belief that I will be mowing the lawn at my control. Super experience by true professionals that love their work and all their clients. Keep it up lads.
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Aaron Vander Linde
Norcross, United States
Reviewed 28 Jul 2020
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Giulia Auricchio
Miami, United States
Reviewed 27 Jul 2020
a slice of heaven This place is magical in every sense. Jonathan Dodds is literally one of the best kite instructors in the world and his team is exceptional. Kiting in Cabarete is very challenging, but Jonathan makes sure you feel very safe and comfortable. If you’re not into kiting, the bar and restaurant are awesome. The food is absolutely incredible (very fresh, great ingredients, perfect execution) and the music and people create a one-of-a-kind experience. My favorite spot in Cabarete. Highly recommend it.
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Martin Duffy
Sarasota, United States
Reviewed 27 Jul 2020
Epic Kite location Jon Dodds and Jerson were both amazing. Jon made sure that every part of our trip was exciting and kept educating us and giving us tips. His kite club was an awesome spot to hang out and chill. The food was amazing and reasonable priced. Overall great hospitality. Jerson my trainer was patient and a great teacher. He paid close attention to my kiting and gave me great tips to help me progress. With Jersons help I quickly became a level 3 kiteboarder. Would love to spend more 1 on 1 time with Jerson in the future.
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Nikki Mattern
United States
Reviewed 27 Jul 2020
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Tom Neufeld
Shoreline, United States
Reviewed 13 May 2020
Love this place, love this school, love the trainers! I went here to pick up the beginnings of Kite Boarding again with a friend of mine who is just getting into the sport. He found the place and I went along for the ride, and am I happy I did! The service here for kiteboarding was very professional and laid back at the same time. If you Kiteboard, then you know wind can be a fickle thing, the lessons were able to be adapted to be more on days with good wind and less/or none on days when there wasn't wind, or just bad wind. We were able to get all of our hours in and a bit more for practice, I was sufficiently worn out by the end of lessons and ready for a drink from the bar right next to the shop, which was right next to our hotel! I recommend this place wholeheartedly and cannot wait to go back for more!
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Marie-Josée Binda
Ste-Julie, Canada
Reviewed 06 Apr 2020
Great Kitesurfing experience for beginner It was my 3rd time getting lessons in different locations. This was by far my best experience and I learned so much in 10 hours compared to my first two times. Jerson at Kite club Cabarete is the best instructor you you can wish for... So patient and attentive he makes you feel confident and at easy with this intimidating sport when you start. The Kite Club is a great spot to learn easy to go downwind without getting in trouble as you can just walk back upwind on the beach with you instructor saving a lot of time and spending more time in the water practicing. I was finally able to start and ride short distances for the first time ! I no longer want to quit this sport and can't wait for my next vacation at Kite Club to continue my progression. Food is also really good at the Kite Club and ALL the staff is so friendly. It was truly a great vacation !
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Mathieu Hebert
Canada
Reviewed 05 Apr 2020
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Patrick Hébert
Ste-Julie, Canada
Reviewed 05 Apr 2020
Great Kite School and amazing people ! We spent a full week at Kite Club Cabarete the kite spot is great for all levels. My wife was able to progress so much with her great instructor Jerson the staff is amazing and the food excellent 👌
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Nicolas Hébert
Sainte-Julie , Canada
Reviewed 05 Apr 2020
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Jacqueline Inglis
Burnaby, Canada
Reviewed 24 Dec 2019
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Anastasia Bannikova
Brooklyn, United States
Reviewed 22 Dec 2019
Zack Young-Chapman
gateshead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 Dec 2019
ITC was a fun course full of valuable information that will assist me to teach to a high standard. Jon the instructor is a fountain of kiting knowledge and taught me a few tricks with the smaller kites. This was something I had never worked with before. I would highly recommend this course to anyone looking to teach kiting as a profession. Keep up the good work!
Timothy Koestler
Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed 17 Dec 2019
Mitchell Sersland
San Pedro Town, Ambergirs Caye, Belize
Reviewed 16 Dec 2019
Mr.Jon did an amazing job teaching all of us he was passionate ,kind and is a man filled with knowledge I strongly recommend.
Sabrina Woodtli
Uribia, Colombia
Reviewed 16 Dec 2019
Pierre-luc Ouellette
Blainville, Canada
Reviewed 14 Dec 2019
Sabrina Woodtli
Uribia, Colombia
Reviewed 12 Dec 2019
Rachael Lentz
Hood River, United States
Reviewed 12 Dec 2019
We had low wind so weren't able to complete some of the teaching hours, but thats wind for you. Everything was great! hoping to make up some practical hours in the next week
Mariia Sumishchuk
Kyiv, Ukraine
Reviewed 20 Nov 2019
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Marilyn Wittmann
Espanola, Canada
Reviewed 16 Nov 2019
Kite Beach Cabarete My husband and I took our lessons together - which between the assistant instructors and fully qualified instructors allowed us each with 1:1 attention. We both felt that 3 days of lessons is a bit optimistic in terms of being able to kite independently, however we are inspired to continue in our learning. Had the wind cooperated, we would've done a couple of "supervised" sessions after our 3 day package.
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Ivan Apasov
Kyiv, Ukraine
Reviewed 15 Nov 2019
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Patrick Wittmann
Espanola, Canada
Reviewed 09 Nov 2019
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Adam Papa
Thibodaux, United States
Reviewed 14 Oct 2019
Aryen Gonzalez
Cabarete, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 08 Oct 2019
Very good explanations vast knowledge about kiteboarding teaching methods, very pleased with all I learned during the ITC course
Dominic Rioual
montreal, Canada
Reviewed 08 Oct 2019
ezra huleatt
BROOKLYN, United States
Reviewed 30 Sep 2019
Alex Thumm
Cabarete Domincan Republic, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 23 Aug 2019
So if you want to be a Kiteboard Instructor than this is the place to be. Great school and great learning concept. John was just amazing this man has so much professional knowledge about that sport amazing, he was always there for any question or problem. BIG RESPECT and go on like that. Thank you for everything....
Robert Mejia
puerto plata, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 23 Aug 2019
Marc Cano Sostre
Reviewed 23 Aug 2019
Charl Wessels
Miami, United States
Reviewed 23 Aug 2019
Had a great time during the course with John in Cabarete, can’t wait to come back and will definitely recommend people here!
Melissa Mejia
Miami , United States
Reviewed 23 Aug 2019
Alex Thumm
Cabarete Domincan Republic, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 18 Aug 2019
I was very inspired and glad about the professionally of the Kite Club Team, great people very friendly you could ask any question and received absolute professional answers. I improved my knowledge enormous. Great Team and great teaching. Looking forward to start the Instructor Training.
Charl Wessels
Miami, United States
Reviewed 17 Aug 2019
Marc Cano Sostre
Reviewed 16 Aug 2019
Simon Michell
Dominican Republic
Reviewed 03 Aug 2019
Kite club Cabarete...Fabulous place to improve Great place to master new skills. Excellent tuition from John the owner and his team. And great atmosphere. Flat water and the fabulous consistent trade winds, to nail those skills Newbie kite foiler, when I arrived. Left being an basic intermediate. Up on the foil when I decide!. Going upwind and downwindish. First transitions Great place
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James Burgoyne
Reviewed 19 Jul 2019
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Diego Ortega Laya
Spain
Reviewed 13 Jul 2019
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Luis Ignacio Terrés Oñate
Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 12 Jul 2019
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Lauriti prisca
Reviewed 11 Jul 2019
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Margot Pradon
Marseille, France
Reviewed 02 Jul 2019
Margot Pradon
Marseille, France
Reviewed 02 Jul 2019
Marie DEDISSE
Cabarete, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 01 Jul 2019
Kenneth Jubin
Lake placid , United States
Reviewed 29 Jun 2019
Jon is an incredibly knowledgeable teacher. Couple with his personal experiences of the sport and his compassionate approach to teaching, the learning experience was just incredible. He managed time wisely to keep us on track, adjusted for slower students, and accommodated our needs/deficiiencies. His people skills are over the top - kind, patient, empathetic, and always professional. I feel blessed and grateful that he has chosen this path so that he is now part of my kiting journey - a journey that has changed my world. Also, even with all that he has going on, he was always available and offered to help in the future with my goals and aspirations. That means a lot to me. Thank you.
Marie DEDISSE
Cabarete, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 26 Jun 2019
Miguel Angelo Reymundi
San Juan, United States
Reviewed 26 Jun 2019
The expierience at kite club with Jonathan has been an unique and positive learning process. His knowledge and teaching technique demonstrates mastery over all the topics discussed. Highly recommended!
Victor Causse
Utila, Honduras
Reviewed 25 Jun 2019
Arthur Feitosa
Switzerland
Reviewed 25 Jun 2019
Carmelia Fontaine
Elsau, Switzerland
Reviewed 24 Jun 2019
Was a good cours i would recommend it further on
Ryan Augusta
Kralendijk, Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba
Reviewed 05 May 2019
Was Very Good all the tips and tricks
Ilse Du Saar
Kralendijk, Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba
Reviewed 02 May 2019
Christiaan Van ginkel
Poortugaal, Netherlands
Reviewed 02 May 2019
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Yelena Sels
Nawati, Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba
Reviewed 01 May 2019
Joëly damme
Reviewed 27 Apr 2019
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Christiaan Zweers
Kralendijk, Netherlands
Reviewed 26 Apr 2019
Yelena Sels
Nawati, Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba
Reviewed 24 Apr 2019
Barbie Collins Young Young
Bellevue
Reviewed 19 Apr 2019
Patient, skilled people They were wonderful! Checked it off my bucket list - but couldn’t have done it without their positive motivation and influence!
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Keiron Smith
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 17 Mar 2019
Jon Dodds delivered an exceptional 2 week complete IKO instructor training course, plus first aid on the weekend. Jon is by far one of the greatest instructors I have ever experienced - I consider myself very lucky to have been blessed with such a great mentor for, what was for me, a super-goal on the path of life. Thank you, Jon and IKO!
Ariana Rabasa
Cabarete, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 16 Mar 2019
Jonathan is a very good teacher, really effective, professional and he always know the best way to correct in a constructive way. I've learned a lot from him
Diyar Tasdelen
Reviewed 16 Mar 2019
Very satisfied about the course.. it was held in a very professional way and in high standard according to IKO manual.
Daniel Ducharme
Gatineau, Canada
Reviewed 15 Mar 2019
Daniel Ducharme
Gatineau, Canada
Reviewed 15 Mar 2019
It is a lot of theory jammed into a very short period of time which means there is less time for practice and application of the theory. Not exactly sure how to remedy this but it is something that needs consideration.
Daniela Schmid
Allschwil, Switzerland
Reviewed 15 Mar 2019
Jon did a great Job!! I learned a lot, and he was always happy to share his hugh knowledge with us.
Raquel Ream
Fairbanks , United States
Reviewed 06 Mar 2019
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Harry Rowell
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 Feb 2019
Great instructor
Feargus Kelly
Empangeni, South Africa
Reviewed 18 Feb 2019
Michael Boffa
Cape town, South Africa
Reviewed 18 Feb 2019
Matt Frost
Wanaka, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 Feb 2019
Taylor Holl
Hillcrest, South Africa
Reviewed 17 Feb 2019
Awesome instructor, kept the lectures fun and informational.
James Knowles
Cottesloe, Australia
Reviewed 17 Feb 2019
Matt Frost
Wanaka, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 Feb 2019
Feargus Kelly
Empangeni, South Africa
Reviewed 13 Feb 2019
Harry Rowell
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 Feb 2019
hendrick burgers
Oranjestad, Aruba
Reviewed 22 Jan 2019
it was a great course with Jon, highly reccommended
Feline Reinartz
Diessen, Germany
Reviewed 20 Jan 2019
Feline Reinartz
Diessen, Germany
Reviewed 20 Jan 2019
Vladimir Kurilin
Ekaterinburg, Russia
Reviewed 20 Jan 2019
Many thank to Jonathan Dods
Paula Schüler
Cabarete , Dominican Republic
Reviewed 15 Jan 2019
Alon Abramov
hagittit , Israel
Reviewed 27 Nov 2018
Jon was amazing and professional tank alon
Danielle Peecher
Seattle, United States
Reviewed 05 Oct 2018
Great course. Great instructor. Very bien.
Jonathan Goldschmidt
saint aubin sur mer, France
Reviewed 02 Oct 2018
Jerome Holtkamp
Reviewed 01 Oct 2018
Jon Dodds was fantastic throughout the course and a great mentor in general. The course was thorough and organized. I am a certified PASA instructor and have been teaching solid for 2 years. Coming in I thought the examiner would give me a lot slack once he realized I understand how to teach. I'm happy to say that this was not the case and I really appreciated that. I came in with an open mind and really wanted to learn from an IKO professional. Jon came highly recommended by former candidates and anyone who knows him really. I was treated as any other candidate and that really helped me focus on learning the IKO way of teaching. Jon provided me with such valuable information in a way that was never boring and did not seemed like a waste of my time. The information was very well put together and the Kite Club facilities were fantastic. I feel I really benefited from the smaller class size and personal attention. All in all I got out of this what I put in and I am very very pleased with the course and the knowledge I obtained. Thanks Jon! I'm super stoked for this upcoming season and can't wait to grow in this awesome sport. Hope to see you around!
Richard Greil
Nassau, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 01 Oct 2018
All was good. Thanks Jon.
jonathan ronen
herev leet , Israel
Reviewed 25 Sep 2018
a great course for teaching kite-surf....great instructor. lots of information and follows up for further development. All the best from Israel, Jonathan Ronen
Danielle Peecher
Seattle, United States
Reviewed 23 Sep 2018
Great course. Jonathan is very knowledgable and clearly has been instructing this course for a long time. Very much enjoyed my time and have learned a lot from his teaching style.
Richard Greil
Nassau, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 22 Sep 2018
great experience, learned alot. built a good relationship with instructor.
Ebony Neil
Suffolk Park, Australia
Reviewed 19 Sep 2018
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Tomer Czopp De paz
Eilat, Israel
Reviewed 11 Sep 2018
Very professional
Ebony Neil
Suffolk Park, Australia
Reviewed 07 Sep 2018
mai gordon
kfar yona, Israel
Reviewed 30 Aug 2018
Natasha Casebolt
West bay, Cayman Islands
Reviewed 25 Aug 2018
Terrence Swift
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Reviewed 23 Aug 2018
I have learn a lot from you guys it way the best course I have taken and the instructor's was really good .I can't forget that big thank to every one .
Robert Yule
NAPIER, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 Aug 2018
sebastien calvignac
pujaut, France
Reviewed 20 Aug 2018
Andrea Isola
Milan, Italy
Reviewed 20 Aug 2018
Miguelange Bonilla
Reviewed 19 Aug 2018
Very good service! Jon give the best instructor trainer and very good smile always and very patience explain very clear very friendly trainer instructor trainer I learned more than what I thought with Jon
Giorgia Matteazzi
El Médano, Spain
Reviewed 19 Aug 2018
It was awesome! Thanks a lot :)
jonathan ronen
herev leet , Israel
Reviewed 26 Jul 2018
the course was very good...lots of information....our examiner was very proffesional and enjoyed teaching. Cheers, Jonathan
Tomer Czopp De paz
Eilat, Israel
Reviewed 25 Jul 2018
The course is very expensive, You can try to lower the prices.
Tomer Czopp De paz
Eilat, Israel
Reviewed 24 Jul 2018
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Christoph Stettler
Stettlen, Switzerland
Reviewed 09 Jul 2018
cecilia passanti
Ravenna, Italy
Reviewed 06 Jul 2018
Milo Gvozdenovic
Belgrade, Serbia
Reviewed 22 Jun 2018
working with John at kite club was a great experience, hr is very knowledgable and helpful, i feel more confident as an instructor and kiter
Tanier Edouard
Reviewed 22 Jun 2018
Lorenzo Ackermann
Reviewed 18 Jun 2018
david lopez alberca
Dominican Republic
Reviewed 18 Jun 2018
Andrei Reounov
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 16 Jun 2018
Jamie Farrell
Harbour Grace, Canada
Reviewed 16 Jun 2018
Fabrizio Sargentoni
Costa Calma, Spain
Reviewed 15 Jun 2018
Alexander Rodriguez
Puerto la cruz , Venezuela
Reviewed 15 Jun 2018
Very smooth training no set backs or anything, everything goes as planed
Vito Basso
Reviewed 14 Jun 2018
Monica Piacenza
Cabarete, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 11 Jun 2018
Christoph Köhler
Lüneburg, Germany
Reviewed 16 May 2018
Jon is an excelente Teacher, it would be perfect if the communication before the course (more information for preparation) would be a bit faster. But overall very satisfied!
cecilia passanti
Ravenna, Italy
Reviewed 07 May 2018
The real student teaching and the practice evaluation (self-rescue, self-landing, self lounching) have been poorly organisised. They could have been described in the details before the lessons. They have been too cahotic maybe because it was the first time the AITC instructur was delivering this class.
david lopez alberca
Dominican Republic
Reviewed 06 May 2018
Giorgia Matteazzi
El Médano, Spain
Reviewed 06 May 2018
We had two trainers Ivan and Jon. Jon was a real role model: able to explain complex topics in a very easy to understand way, positive with students and assistants, calm and in control. The part taught by Jon was very satisfying. Ivan, who’s training to become an assistant trainer, was visibly stressed, unprepared in a lot of topics and not able to clarify tricky concepts. With the students Ivan had a very straightforward approach and made the students and assistants uncomfortable. He was not very organized on the lesson plan and not clear on explanation on the tasks to be accomplished. I understand this was the first assistant trainer course he did, which might have caused the stress, however he came across restless ans stressed.
Christoph Stettler
Stettlen, Switzerland
Reviewed 05 May 2018
We did the AITC with a new AITC Trainer. He was always a little bit stressed and not always sure about the topic's. I had the feeling that he wasn't prepared enough for the lessons. For one Day he got sick and we where with Jon Dodds. He did a really good job.
Michael Chupricove
Oakville, Canada
Reviewed 05 May 2018
Christoph Köhler
Lüneburg, Germany
Reviewed 05 May 2018
Ray Nowlan
Grande Barachoie , Canada
Reviewed 21 Mar 2018
Jon Dodds was very professional, the course was great!
Hayato Miki
St Kilda, Australia
Reviewed 20 Mar 2018
Jon did a great job on going through the material in a way that kept us engaged. The supervision while teaching students was very effective giving minimal tips where things could have been improved.
Frances Kelly
Sidney, Canada
Reviewed 19 Mar 2018
Extremely happy with the course. Well organized week, very clear daily lesson plans, excellent instruction. Jon at kite club cabarete is an excellent trainer! I would strongly reccommend anyone looking to do their IKO certification training to sign up for one of Jons' courses.
Sebastien Bugnon
Waterloo, Belgium
Reviewed 18 Mar 2018
Luke Millard
Coffs Harbour, Australia
Reviewed 18 Mar 2018
My only comment is about the examiner Jon. It was immediately obvious when being taught and examined by Jon that he is knowledgeable and professional. Taking the IKO course for me was not to just "get certified" I wanted to learn as much as I could about everything IKO. I am really happy with what was covered and how we learned each step. I would highly recommed that anyone looking to take the IKO level 1 course does so through Jon's school. He was an excellent trainer, He takes the course seriously, and I think we all benefited as a result.
Cynthia Tourigny
Reviewed 17 Mar 2018
Andrew Oconnor
suguarloaf key, United States
Reviewed 17 Mar 2018
Great course and great instructor.
Luca Ruggeri
Alzano Lombardo (bg), Italy
Reviewed 17 Mar 2018
Sebastien Bugnon
Waterloo, Belgium
Reviewed 16 Mar 2018
Hayato Miki
St Kilda, Australia
Reviewed 15 Mar 2018
Learned a lot of theory over the week which are very helpful to deepen my understanding of kiting. The hands on experience with real students was valuable and exciting!
Andrew Oconnor
suguarloaf key, United States
Reviewed 15 Mar 2018
Great course. Learned a lot
Luca Ruggeri
Alzano Lombardo (bg), Italy
Reviewed 15 Mar 2018
Ray Nowlan
Grande Barachoie , Canada
Reviewed 14 Mar 2018
Jon Dodds is the best of the best, across the board, plain and simple. thanks Ray
Cynthia Tourigny
Reviewed 14 Mar 2018
Monica Pardo Fas
vall de uxo, Spain
Reviewed 06 Mar 2018
I enjoy and learn so much.i feel they are a great team
Antoine Bense
La Ventana, Mexico
Reviewed 21 Feb 2018
Teaching was great. Equipment was adapted. Feednack was honest. Great week overall
Leyla Steinbrugger
Germany
Reviewed 19 Feb 2018
Joel Ribbner
Åsa, Sweden
Reviewed 19 Feb 2018
Had a great time and learned a lot, thanks!
Christian Nägeli
St. Gallen, Switzerland
Reviewed 05 Feb 2018
Tomasz German
Paignton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 Jan 2018
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Manon Calvignac
Pujaut, France
Reviewed 27 Jan 2018
ITC book not in colour a few equipment problem with the quick release that didn't glide well and maybe not enough sizes of life vests and harnesses
Youri Tieleman
Haren, Netherlands
Reviewed 27 Jan 2018
Thanks for all John, really good job!
Rafael Martinez
Reviewed 26 Jan 2018
good teacher good injuries some delos better than recognized I recommend it thank you
Marie-audrey Picardat
saint germain en laye, France
Reviewed 24 Jan 2018
I loved it
Rafael Martinez
Reviewed 24 Jan 2018
the best lessons that I took was great everything was in perfect condition, it was the best classes I could take thanks
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Tomasz German
Paignton, United Kingdom
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Marie-audrey Picardat
saint germain en laye, France
Reviewed 20 Jan 2018
When we trained, 4 assistants for un student is a bit too much
Manon Calvignac
Pujaut, France
Reviewed 20 Jan 2018
not enough sizes for the helmets, life vest and harness. few problems with old bars not releasing properly aitch prints only black and white so a few problems reading certain drawings
Christian Nägeli
St. Gallen, Switzerland
Reviewed 19 Jan 2018
Youri Tieleman
Haren, Netherlands
Reviewed 19 Jan 2018
John made the course a lot of fun, everything was understandable and clear! Thanks a lot John!
Linda Visser
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Reviewed 19 Jan 2018
Pablo Mora
Valencia, Spain
Reviewed 15 Dec 2017
Boris Vengerenko
Mountain View, United States
Reviewed 12 Dec 2017
Lionel Thoma
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Reviewed 06 Dec 2017
Jeroen Smelting
Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles
Reviewed 05 Dec 2017
Antonio Masala
Waldkirch, Germany
Reviewed 04 Dec 2017
John Dodds did a great job
Florian Augart
Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands
Reviewed 04 Dec 2017
It was a great training, which went beyond my expectations. Jon is a great teacher who is able to bring a lot of information and teaching across and it was fun and I learned a lot in very short time! Thanks Jon!!
Antonio Masala
Waldkirch, Germany
Reviewed 04 Dec 2017
John Dodds did a great job
Samuele Ricci
Reviewed 04 Dec 2017
Florian Augart
Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands
Reviewed 30 Nov 2017
It was an awesome training! It was very well structured. The information was transmitted very well and I have learned a lot. Jon and Charlie were always friendly and supportive and worked on a high level of skill. I am glad I chose this training and can only recommend Kite Club Cabarete, Jon and Charlie! Thanks for this training and all that I've got here!
Pablo Mora
Valencia, Spain
Reviewed 30 Nov 2017
Lionel Thoma
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Reviewed 30 Nov 2017
Jeroen Smelting
Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles
Reviewed 29 Nov 2017
Boris Vengerenko
Mountain View, United States
Reviewed 29 Nov 2017
Ken Macken
Reviewed 28 Sep 2017
Marie Leila FLICI
PORNICHET , France
Reviewed 27 Sep 2017
KEVIN BLARY
PORNICHET, France
Reviewed 27 Sep 2017
Nik Eichel
Cabarete, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 26 Sep 2017
Hurricanes Irma and Maria so no wind unfortunately. Will finish it next time in two months.
romain tisserand
anse a l'ane, Martinique
Reviewed 26 Sep 2017
Dommage quenla météo n'est pas été au rendez vous a cause du cyclone
romain tisserand
anse a l'ane, Martinique
Reviewed 26 Sep 2017
Un court trés enrichissant pleins d'excellent souvenirs dommage que nous n'ayont pas pu valider toutes les étapes a cause de la météo et du manque de vent
bryan betances martinez
Cabarete, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 26 Sep 2017
bryan betances martinez
Cabarete, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 22 Sep 2017
Nik Eichel
Cabarete, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 19 Sep 2017
The AITC-Plus with Jon in Cabarete was unfortunately affected by the hurricane IRMA but we did everything to finish it properly.
Ken Macken
Reviewed 19 Sep 2017
Lorna Nee
Cabarete, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 13 Jun 2017
Sean Nee
London, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 12 Jun 2017
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Stewart Edge
New York, United States
Reviewed 21 May 2017
Jon was an excellent teacher and really communicated the best methods for teaching kiteboarding. Very professional and I learned a lot.
Sebastien Maschio
paris, France
Reviewed 16 May 2017
Sebastien Maschio
paris, France
Reviewed 16 May 2017
claudio tanzi
cabarete, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 16 May 2017
Martin Michnev
Birgi Vecchi, Marsala TP, Italy
Reviewed 09 Mar 2017
Martin Arbaud
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 22 Feb 2017
Addison Pollard
Birmingham, United States
Reviewed 15 Feb 2017
Eben Lindsey
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 10 Feb 2017
Thanks Jon! Great course; I learned a lot.
mark fuller
southend on sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 09 Feb 2017
I thought i knew lots about kiteboarding, but during the course i learnt so much more about our sport. I am able to also look at my own riding and correct my own mistakes now.overall the course was excellent. Thank you
Rebecca Bird
Blyth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 06 Dec 2016
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Timothy de Werth
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 06 Dec 2016
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David Bosman
Bexleyheath , United Kingdom
Reviewed 05 Oct 2016
IKO instructors course I can't say enough about Jon and the team at Kite Club Cabarete. I had the most amazing few weeks doing my instructors course and learnt so much. Jon is an amazing teacher and I feel like 10 times the kiter I was before the course. Looking forward to teaching this amazing sport to many people in the future. Thanks Jon
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Taylor Keamy
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 03 Aug 2016
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Marin Bibot
Lasne, Belgium
Reviewed 03 Jul 2016
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Juan José Mendieta
Bogotá, Colombia
Reviewed 31 May 2016
Assistant Instructor at Kite Club Had a great week with Jon. Excellent teaching methods and knowledge of the sport. Learnt a lot through practice and theory.
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Madlen Noack
Naundorf, Germany
Reviewed 25 Mar 2016
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Anne-Marie Jentsch
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Reviewed 19 Mar 2016
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Frank Krischok
Grossdubrau, Germany
Reviewed 16 Mar 2016
Assistant Instructor Course The course by Jonathan was really good. I learnt a lot and enjoyed the time.
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rhice mannelli brewer
brooklyn, United States
Reviewed 13 Mar 2016
assistant instructor course review Jonathan Dodds was a great teach. Thorough, patient, friendly and encouraging. I had an overall great experience!
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Corey Roberts
Richmond, United States
Reviewed 13 Oct 2015
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Nicholas Brouwer
Willemstad, Curaçao
Reviewed 26 Mar 2015
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Rene Frutiger
Hünibach, Switzerland
Reviewed 22 Mar 2015
IKO Assistant & ITC-L1 Course Very well organized, prepared and proceeded course. Very good and experienced teachers - I learned a lot in this two weeks and had so much fun with the other students. Thanks very much on Jonathan Dodds, Vincent and Bart Kind regards Rene
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Max Maurer
Waiblingen, Germany
Reviewed 13 Mar 2015
Great School, Great Teaching
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stephanie hubert
versailles, France
Reviewed 09 Mar 2015
professionnal and serious teaching I learned a lot and feel much more confident to teach safely a student. The course is well structured, with practice and theory, every subject is deeply covered. I really enjoyed it.
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Bart Miller
Huntington Beach, United States
Reviewed 15 Nov 2014
Examiner Training and Instructor Certification Very professional course! I found Jon to be hard working and dedicated, and very knowledgeable. He is really an expert in all areas. He also has an easy going personal style that makes him quite likeable. Jon is a great instructor with a real interest seeing you succeed. I highly recommend Jon as a trainer.
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