Beyond A License
LEARN TO SKYDIVE SOLO
Stage 1: Ground School!
Looking to get licensed?
Everything begins with an intensive first jump course, regardless of the method chosen. Like any pilot or aviator, learning how to fly begins with what’s known as “ground school” – it’s what you learn on the ground before you’re allowed to actually go fly. The class typically begins at 9am on weekends.
Stage 2: SELECT a training method
Accelerated Free Fall
The FAST TRACK: Quicker, Faster, Skydive Focused
Our AFF Student Skydiving Course is a seven-jump program designed as a fast track to solo skydiving – you can achieve the dream of learning to skydive in only seven jumps, first with two instructors, then just one, and then it’s all you! All skydiving lessons and student jumps begin with the Glidersports First Jump Course, a six to eight-hour ground school that will teach you everything you need to begin skydiving on your own.
Static Line & Instructor Aided Deployment
learn the less intensive way: Slower, Less Expensive, Canopy Focused
Learning to skydive by static line or instructor aided deployment will teach you to fly a parachute without having to be concerned about freefall. After your First Jump Course, you will jump from an airplane, solo, from about 4,000 feet. Your parachute will deploy immediately, and you will fly it to a landing via radio assistance. Every jump teaches you a few more skills, exposing you to more and more altitude and freefall.
Stage 3: The Jump
After you’ve completed your method-specific training. you will be manifested for an airplane load. although there are some differences in each method, these are the parts that are the same during the jump…