Tuesday, August 20, 2019

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Rating Corner | Clarifying Goals for Early AFF Jumps

Rating Corner | Clarifying Goals for Early AFF Jumps
Monday, July 1, 2019

As an AFF instructor, it’s important to present clear, measurable, succinct and, of course, correct goals for your students, particularly during this initial phase. Do you know what those goals are?

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Rating Corner | Incident Reporting is Crucial!

Rating Corner | Incident Reporting is Crucial!
Saturday, June 1, 2019

The USPA incident reporting system has been due for a significant overhaul for some time now, and it is getting one. USPA members reported 4,277 reserve rides and 2,147 injuries that required medical care in 2018, but USPA received only 29 incident reports. Sit back for a moment and imagine the lessons lost to the skydiving community when all it would have taken is for each of those jumpers to have spent 10 minutes filling out a short report.

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Rating Corner | What is Designated AFF Evaluator? A True-or-False Quiz

Rating Corner | What is Designated AFF Evaluator? A True-or-False Quiz
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

There are plenty of misconceptions about designated evaluators, those jumpers who assist AFF instructor examiners by performing currency and course evaluation jumps. Quiz yourself to see how your understanding stacks up to reality.

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Rating Corner | Recent Changes

Rating Corner | Recent Changes
Monday, April 1, 2019

Several changes that came out of the February 1-3 USPA Board meeting in Dallas, Texas, affect USPA rating holders.

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Rating Corner | Who Does What?

Rating Corner | Who Does What?
Friday, March 1, 2019

How do the best competitors in our sport reach success? Teamwork: individuals combining efforts to achieve a common purpose. Teamwork works best when each member understands their part in the whole. So, in the case of skydiving instruction, who does what?

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