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In skydiving, as in any other risky endeavor there exists a direct relationship between your knowledge, skill and attitude, and your chances of survival. Explore the categories below for a wide range of skydiving safety and training related articles. Never stop learning.


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Not All Training is for Students: Recognizing and Preventing Groupthink in the Skydiving Community - 2015-06-30 by Corey Miller

Not All Training is for Students: Recognizing and Preventing Groupthink in the Skydiving Community Whenever we discuss safety the comversation usually gravitates towards skills training and obeying the rules. However there is one aspect that does not get enough discussion and that is the psychology of skydiving. How we tink will affect our actions. In this article I...

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10 Things To Note Regarding Malfunctions - 2015-06-29 by Annette O'Neil

10 Things To Note Regarding Malfunctions If it hasn’t happened yet, it’s going to. Sure, there are skydivers with thousands of jumps who have never had to make alternate nylon plans. But don’t be fooled: your first reserve ride is not a question of “if.” It’s a question of “when.” If you don’t feel ready, you’re...

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Depth and Breadth: The Red Pill or the Blue Pill - 2015-06-08 by Annette O'Neil

Depth and Breadth: The Red Pill or the Blue Pill Is it better to be a jack-of-all-trades or a master of one? Is it best to aim singlemindedly for depth, or to barrel out into the wild blue yonder of breadth?

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Love Across The Risk Continuum - 2015-06-01 by Annette O'Neil

Love Across The Risk Continuum Risk identification is a spectrum phenomenon. You can picture the risk continuum as a horizontal line, marked evenly from 0 to 10 to illustrate the range between total risk intolerance and extreme risk tolerance.

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The Sponsor Monster - 2015-05-21 by Annette O'Neil

The Sponsor Monster I crack the conversation at breakfast: I want to write an article about how the sponsorship model has changed since the beginning of airsports. I remark that I imagine it's going to be a long one -- a book, maybe.

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Exceeding Expectations - 2015-05-12 by James La Barrie

Exceeding Expectations The challenge for any business is to exceed the expectations of its customers, especially when expectations are already high. The businesses that can pull this off will gain loyalty and earn valuable word of mouth marketing from their satisfied customers.

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