Forums: Skydiving: Instructors: Re: [bherrick] Coaching question: Edit Log


popsjumper  (D 999999999)

Mar 6, 2012, 5:05 PM

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Re: [bherrick] Coaching question

Sorry about all the thread drift on I vs Coach.

Bottom line:
If you don't 100% know the subject matter you are
going to teach, get someone who does....having a
rating of any sort has nothing to do with that.


IMHO, for your examples:
If they have been using the same equipment that the
had been using, a thorough verbal review and
demonstration repetitions by the jumper

Quiz them to see what they remember. Re-enforce
what is correct, re-teach what is wrong or not
remembered.

For the guys cross-training on new equipment and
such, you may want to turn that over to an Instructor.

"I got 50 jumps! I need a re-currency jump!"

Well, those 50 jumps may have been all static line
with no freefall. That's method-specific traing needs
and it would have to be an AFF Instructor teaching.

Bottom line: If YOU aren't sure of what you are
talking about, the jumper won't either and you really
don't want to put them in the air like that.


(This post was edited by popsjumper on Mar 6, 2012, 5:06 PM)


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Post edited by popsjumper () on Mar 6, 2012, 5:06 PM


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