Thursday, July 2, 2020

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Rating Corner | The Exit—The Key to a Good Tandem Skydive

Rating Corner | The Exit—The Key to a Good Tandem Skydive
Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Tandem skydiving has been instrumental in promoting and growing our sport; it brings both revenue and new skydivers to our DZs.

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Rating Corner | Bringing Back the Tradition of Logbooks

Rating Corner | Bringing Back the Tradition of Logbooks
Monday, June 1, 2020

Sometime over the past 10-15 years—probably due to the advent of phone apps, manifest programs and digital altimeters that track jumps—many jumpers developed an indifferent or apathetic attitude toward formally logging jumps.

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Rating Corner | What the !@#$ is a “Rating-Renewal Seminar,” Anyway?

Rating Corner | What the !@#$ is a “Rating-Renewal Seminar,” Anyway?
Friday, May 1, 2020

USPA Instructor Examiners often encounter questions as to what constitutes a rating-renewal seminar. And they often receive blank stares followed by crickets when they ask, “What did you do for your rating-renewal seminar?”

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Rating Corner | D-License Changes

Rating Corner | D-License Changes
Wednesday, April 1, 2020

For years, the USPA Board of Directors heard feedback from members who felt that the night-jump requirement for the USPA D License was outdated. The number of night-jump waivers submitted by applicants to the Safety & Training Committee attest to this fact.

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Rating Corner | Safety Day Activities

Rating Corner | Safety Day Activities
Sunday, March 1, 2020

As a Safety and Training Advisor, it’s important to take a leadership role during your drop zone’s Safety Day activities.

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