A BKSA Recognised Kite Sports School

british-kitesports-association-logoPUSH KITING is a Kite Sports School based in Clacton on sea, Essex and the leading Kitesurfing school on the East coast of Essex near London.  We have been offering the highest quality Kitesurfing lessons, Kite Buggying lessons, Land Kiteboarding lessons and Power kiting lessons since 2005. We also run Stand up paddle board courses, each operating on a daily basis by request.

Our goal is to help customers learn to Kiteboard and Kitesurf safely in East Anglia and across the UK, whilst promoting Kite Sports across the United Kingdom and further afield.  All Kite surfing, Kite boarding, and Kite buggying lessons are from experienced professional instructors, and with every lesson, we promise to make learning Kite sports safe, fun & as easy as possible.

Our lessons are of the highest quality, we ensure this by having experienced instructors and good quality equipment.   Equipment-wise, we use the latest kiting equipment from Duotone Kiteboarding to get you surfing faster, and we offer the flexibility of learning through different learning programmes, ensuring that we really do have something for everyone.   Check out our lesson page for more details.

PUSH KITING is proud to a BKSA recognized school and to be associated with Fluid Lines extreme sports shop located in Colchester.  We work with Fluid lines to offer you the finest kite surf equipment on the market today from the most highly regarded brand on the market!

The PUSH Kiting Team

DAVID URSELLHEAD INSTRUCTOR, BKSA Senior instructor, BKSA Advanced coach and BKSA Kite surfing and kite sports Instructor
Kiting since 1996
Teaching Kiting since 2005
Specialist skills – Hydrofoiling, Kitesurfing, and landboarding (Only BKSA advanced coach in the country)

Dave started the company PUSH Kiting in 2005, he has a huge amount of kiting experience and is well respected in the kiting community. David is recognized as one of the top Kiteboarders and has featured in many high profile events and videos, Breaking World records with Sir Richard Branson, Featured on Discovery channel, The One Show, Devin Super Tramp, Mpora and many more reaching tens of millions of people through his kiteboarding antics!
He is experienced in all Kite Sports but is the best known for big air and aerial tricks on both a landboarding and surfing as well as freeride hydrofoiling – please go to our Gallery or visit our youtube, Facebook or Instagram account to see more.
David is also the only advanced coach in kite landboarding and kite buggying in the whole of the UK so you are in incredibly experienced and safe hands with Dave.

David Ursell is professionally sponsored by Trampa kiteboarding, Duotone Kiteboarding, Ion, Camrig, Zeal Optics and Aqua Pac.

AJ PHILIPSENBKSA Kite surfing and Kite sports instructor and internationally recognised and sponsored PUSH KITING team rider
Kiting since 2003
Teaching kiting since 2012
Specialised skills: Land boarding and one of the most extreme landboarders on the planet.

AJ joined our PUSH kiting instructors team in 2019, however, he has been on our PUSH Kiting team since it started. AJ lives life on the edge, always pushing the limits, after teaching Dave Ursell about trials riding and helping him progress the favour was returned and Dave taught AJ all he knew about kiteboarding, together the progression exploded and sparked a catalytic growth of the sport in the local area, nothing beats a good day kiting with friends and we hope we have many more! AJ is now an internationally sponsored kiteboarder for Ozone, MBS and other sponsors. He has featured in adverts for Blackberry, TV shows on Discovery channel and multiple appearances on TV.

DANIEL COPELANDBKSA Kite surfing and kite sports Instructor
Kiting since 2005
Teaching Kiting since 2014
Specialist skills: Kitesurfing

Danny is a dedicated and passionate instructor, his students all confirm he is a friendly and knowledgeable instructor who puts students at ease. You are in great hands with Danny, if you don’t believe us read our reviews. Dan is a specialist in land kiting, kite surfing, and passionate about Kite hydrofoiling, If Dans not out teaching then he’s out kiting or biking!

Dan has been teaching intensively over many years and it really shows, he’s been our go to instructor for many years and is a firm favourite with all our clients because with Dan every day is a good day! laughs on the water and fun on the waves, from his amazing swan dives off the support boat as he comes into help you relaunch the kite, the light and easy sense of humour or the thorough way in which he’ll look through your kiting techniques and give you great advice and tips on the next stage of your progression.

PAUL HEPWORTHBKSA Kite surfing and kite sports Instructor
Kiting since 1997
Teaching Kiting since 2012
Specialist skills: Kite buggying

Paul started kiting in the early days of the stackers and constructing his own kite buggy, moving onto kitesurfing and kite landboarding in the following years. Paul has a wealth of kitesurfing achievements including kitesurfing across the English channel with team PUSH Kiting! With patience and humor, Paul will guide you through any aspect of kiting with ease, a fantastic all round BKSA qualified instructor.
He also runs his own recording studio and plays almost every instrument in the world, so if you want to get in a recording session click on his picture or have a chat whilst you fly kites with him, you can also check out his sound cloud and social media on the links here.

OLLY EVERETTBKSA Kite surfing and kite sports Instructor
Kiting since 2015
Teaching Kiting since 2018

Olly is our newest instructor to joins our team. Olly learnt to Kite Surf with our head instructor Dave in 2015 and was such a promising student we asked him to train to be an instructor with us and we are very pleased he said yes. Olly has a passion for board sports.

Our Partners

Below you’ll find just a few of the great organisations PUSH Kiting is proud to be associated with.