Friday, June 18, 2010

Method Kite School

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Wind season is here!

Time to start training for the Distance Kite race from Kite Beach to Ocean World. This is going to be a fun summer of training, lets ride!
Training and accommodations start at $50 a day per person double occupancy. Reserve your space now.

Friday, February 19, 2010

Training Days

To train with John Holzhall, email us at

John lives on the Lagoon side of Kite beach, Paddle Board Cove.
He is the premiere Eco-X-Ocean Sports Trainer, particularly Kite boarding, Kite Boating and Paddle Boarding.

John's Training Schedule is broken into sessions:

7am- 10:00am Stand Up Paddle Boarding SUP daily (reserve your spot)

1pm-3pm Intro to Kite (reserve your spot)

3pm to 5pm Water start/Advanced Kite (reserve your spot)

5pm to 7pm Wave Riding/Advanced Kite (reserve your spot)

Master of the Ocean Training Schedule:
Training involves getting up at sunrise and putting the gear away at sunset.
7am-10am daily SUP training. Paddle Board with John daily.
12pm-6pm Wind Sports...kite and windsurf.

"...this is the biggest event of the Winter Surf Season and it marks the "peak" of the Surf Season and the "beginning" of the Wind Seasons" says current SUP Champion John Holzhall.
Q. Who will be the "Next Top Waterman?"
A. Odds on favorite probably has Luciano Gonzolas

Q. Why?
A. He has been training hard and he knows all three sports.

Q. Do you think you can win it?
A. I need an angle and that angle is big waves...I mean massive surf. If we get big surf, I have a good chance.

Q. What is the outlook?
A. I'm calling for a swell to hit Friday night, I hope it's big!

John Trains Coaches and Riders of every level every day at the Method Lodge. To book a session or a kite trip with John at the Method Lodge, click here. Method Lodge.

Monday, January 18, 2010

8th Annual Master of the Ocean

Let's Train!
Master Of the Ocean
North Shore, Cabarete, Dominican Republic
Feb 23rd 2010 - Tuesday, February 23rd to Monday March 1st

The worlds top watermen test their Physical Conditioning, Equipment and Experience against the two most powerful forces on Earth Wind and Waves!

A elite field of watermen compete against one another in the disciplines of SURF - KITE - and Wind Surf. ....the event has an "Overall" winner "Master Of the Ocean" as well as individual winners in each discipline.

A decade ago, Marcus Bohm with a group of elite athletes set up a competition to crown the World's Top Waterman. Conditions dictated as Competitors matched their skills and experience against the forces of nature.
The winner, "Master Of the Ocean.

To train with John for the event email us.
Accommodations and gear start at $49usd a day.

For more about the event contact: