First Jump Course & Parachute Packing Class

Hands-on Training For Solo Flight

2024 First jump Course Dates – book now!

First Jump Course = Classroom + Hands-on Learning

Following the successful completion of your Tandem Skydive Level 1, you are ready to move on to your First Jump Course!

This is an 8-hour training, broken into self-study, classroom, and physical demonstration / hands-on learning sections. Your first jump course will be purchased following your first tandem jump. This must be done BEFORE your advanced training tandem or any of your subsequent student jumps.

WNY Skydiving will provide you a packet of information as well as links to several videos included in the confirmation email when you schedule your first jump course. You need to go over these basics on your own prior to arrival for your course. Please give yourself enough time to review all provided information when choosing your course date.

During the classroom portion of this course, a USPA-rated instructor will review all of the information you’ve learned on your own. This information will then be expanded upon to cover everything you need to know to make your first jump with your own parachute. Your instructor will test and confirm that you understand everything necessary to begin your solo skydiving career!

Later in your student program you will also need to complete a Parachute Packing Class. If you are going to obtain your skydiving license, it is critical that you get familiar with how your gear works. The packing class helps to increase your familiarity with the skydiving gear and prepares you to pack your own parachute.


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