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WestPoint Skydiving Adventures: Professional Skydiving Instruction - The Safest Place To Skydive In Virginia*

Skydiving First Jump

First-time Jump: Tandem

Tandem SkydiveTandem skydiving is the most popular way to experience the trill of skydiving. Each jumper is paired with a highly experienced skydiving instructor. Jumpers are give a short course to teach you the basics of the freefall body position, deploying the parachute, and landing. The tandem jumper is attached to the front of the instructor. The instructor wears a specially designed parachute made to allow two jumpers to glide to the ground safely. Click here for more information about the tandem parachutes we use. If you are considering making a reservation for tandem jump, make sure you ask about having a DVD and still pictures made of your jump.

First-time Jump: Accelerated Freefall (AFF)

AFFAFF is a great way to get the full experience of skydiving. During a 4 to 6 hour class you will learn the fundamentals of skydiving. By the end of the class each jumper will know how to exit the aircraft, how to fall belly to earth, deploy your parachute, and land safely. You will jump with two USPA certified instructors. Once your parachute has deployed an instructor on the ground will guide you to the landing are via radio. DVD and still pictures can be taken of your jump. Be sure to let us know when making your reservation that you want remember your first jump on DVD

First-time jump: Instructor Assisted Deployment (IAD)

IAD Exit IAD provides an economical method of making a first jump as well as subsequent jumps. During the 4-6 hour first jump course you will learn how to climb out of the aircraft and exit with a stable body position while the parachute deploys immediately. A certified IAD Instructor will train you and assist you with the exit from the aircraft. Once your parachute is deployed you will fly it to the landing area with radio assistance if it becomes necessary.  This is a great way to enter the sport and makes for an easy transition to freefall and the AFF program for continued training towards your skydiving license.