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Skydive Ratings skydiving school offers instructional rating courses for USPA Coach, AFF, Static-Line, IAD and Tandem ratings. We work with small groups in a friendly atmosphere conducive to learning. A personal approach is important to us. Our experienced instructors use personalized training and coaching to help students develop the skills they need to successfully complete their course and earn their skydive rating.

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Ratings We Offer

USPA AFF Instructor Rating

USPA AFF Instructor Rating

The AFF rating is probably the most popular rating. Being able to teach someone the sport that we all love so much is very rewarding and fun.The AFF rating course is most definitely the most challenging and rewarding course we offer. Our goal is to teach you the skills necessary to pass the AFF rating course before we test you so you can be a confident AFF Instructor ready to train students.

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Sigma/Vector Tandem Rating

Sigma/Vector Tandem Rating

The tandem rating course will take 2 to 3 days (weather permitting). The course consists of one day of classroom with lots of practical training and correction of the written exam. There are 5 jumps in the course. One solo jump with the Sigma rig, one where you are the passenger and three evaluation jumps where you are the tandem instructor.

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Coach Rating

Coach Rating

The first course day is a full day of classroom. On the other day(s) we will make the 2 evaluation jumps and the 7 short ground preparations. The IRM Coach exam will get graded during class. You must score at least 80% to pass.

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Strong Tandem Rating

Strong Tandem Rating

The course will take 2 to 3 days (weather permitting). First day is a full day of class with the first jump possibly in the afternoon. Day 2 is to complete the five Phase 1 jumps and finish the course paperwork. Part of day 2 and day 3 is reserved for the USPA portion of the course (see USPA Tandem rating)

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Tandem Ratings

Tandem Ratings

The tandem rating system in the USA is such that each manufacturer issues their own Tandem Instructor rating.

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Wings Tandem Instructor Rating

Wings Tandem Instructor Rating

The Plexus Tandem system has been changed to Wings Tandem. As soon as we have more updates, we will post it here. In the meantime follow the information below and register for this course as normal on the registration page.

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Static-Line Rating

Static-Line Rating

Candidates jumpmaster each other during the course. The course starts with one on one and a half day of classroom instruction. You will get evaluated on ground training and on your jumpmaster skills.

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Racer Tandem Rating

Racer Tandem Rating

We can teach a Jump Shack Racer Tandem rating course on request. Please send us an email and we will send you the details and rating requirements.

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IAD Rating

IAD Rating

The course starts with a full day of classroom. On the second and third day you will get evaluated on ground training and on IAD jumpmaster skills.

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Instructor Examiner Course

Instructor Examiner Course

To become a Coach Examiner or an Instructor Examiner you have to take an Instructor-Examiner course. We teach these courses on request.

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Upcoming Courses

In 10 Days
AFF Pre-Course and AFF Instructor Course
Dates | July 11 - 17, 2015 | Register
Rating Info | USPA AFF Instructor Rating
In 17 Days
Sigma, Wings, Strong and USPA Tandem Instructor Course
Dates | July 18 - 20, 2015 | Register
Rating Info | Tandem Ratings

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Recent News

May 29, 2015
Skydive Ratings Seeking an Intern!

Skydive Ratings seeks an intern for the 2015 season. This position is ideal for current instructors looking to become an instructor examiner. Click for more details!

May 12, 2015
New Tandem and AFF Seminars Coming This Fall

You asked for it, we've created it: new Tandem and AFF Instructor seminars coming this fall.

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Skydive Ratings Articles

  • Welcome To Our New Website!

    Welcome To Our New Website!

    It's official! You are reading this article on our brand new website - and we couldn't be more excited! Allow us to take you on a tour!

    May 29, 2015
  • Category D Evaluation Video

    Category D Evaluation Video

    This video shows you an actual Category D evaluation jump including the equipment checks.

    February 26, 2015
  • The RIG SLEEVE, We love ours!

    The RIG SLEEVE, We love ours!

    We just heard of a brand new item in the sport and totally love it: The Rig Sleeve! It is an awesome invention to protect your rig when traveling.

    August 29, 2014

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