Once you complete the basics required in the certification program and become a licensed skydiver, Skydive Philadelphia offers the following to experienced skydivers:

Skydive Philadelphia offers coaching for every aspect of skydiving. Improve your performance with assistance from our professional skydiving instructors.

Formation Skydiving
"One on One" or "Two on One" or "4 Way" body flight coaching

Skills include:
• Exits
• Body Position
• Grip Taking
• Fall Rate
• Forward & Backward Movement
• Side Slides
• Turns
• Combination Moves (super positioning)
• Tracking
• Canopy Control
• Creeping Techniques
• Mental Preparation & Focus
• Team Dynamics


Freefly Training

Learn to fly your body in any direction, at any speed.

Training Skills Include:
• Basic sit position
• Head down
• Transitions
• Stand up
• Back flying
• Enhanced tracking
• Freefly fall rate
• Forward & backward movement and turns

Canopy Training
Enhance your knowledge and canopy control performance.

• Basic Aerodynamics
• Lift
• Drag
• Flow separation
• Thrust & weight
• Center of mass, center of lift landings
• Angle of incidence
• Camber

Design Parameters
• Aspect ratio
• Airfoil
• Wing loading
• Trim


Flight Environment
• Turbulence
• Density altitude
• Traffic management
• Break off & deployment
• Crosswind, downwind
• Final approach

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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