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USPA Coach Course in Nor. Cal, April 25th-27th


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Mar 25, 2003, 4:38 PM
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SkyDance Skydiving will be host a USPA Coach Course on April 25th,26th,27th.

A "Coach" is the first of three instructional ratings available through the USPA. It's a great way to get involved at your dropzone and help up-and-coming student skydivers learn the skills they need to have fun and be safe. Basic requirements to become a Coach include a C license (or equivalent), 100 jumps, and a desire to work with new skydivers. A Coach may conduct training in the non-method specific portions of a skydiving ground school, conduct group freefall skills training and jumps with students, make linked exits with students during group freefall skills jumps.

Course overview:
Rules, ethics and USPA's rating structure
Instructional document layout
Basic Instructional method and application to skydiving
First Jump Course strategies and standards
Group Freefall skills training and evaluation techniques
Problem Solving
Equipment (coach level)
Demonstration and practice

Course Fee: $250 includes
2 days of class time (starting Friday night, April 25th and 6PM)
Evaluator fees
Materials (USPA Instructional Rating Manual)
Candidate and Evaluator slots for 2 Evaluation Jumps

Sign Up and Deposit:
Contact manifest at (530)753-2651 or at
A $50 deposit is required to hold one of the limited slots available, and the balance is due the day of the course.

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