The Accelerated FreeFall Skydive Program

USPA Rated AFF Instructors
Independent instructors, listed on this page, are United States Parachute Association (USPA) rated instructors. Learn with confidence knowing your instructors have the training they need to teach you how to skydive at industry standards.
The Accelerated Training Program is the latest approach for training students the skills and techniques of Skydiving. This includes the seven levels of training and jumps the student will progress through. The unique feature offered by this program includes the student and Instructor making each jump together from 13,000 feet, about a 50 second freefall. This is a fast paced program and the student will complete this program within 2 to 3 consecutive days.

The Center uses all modern equipment and training techniques. The price for all jumps includes the equipment, plane ride, all instruction and the jump. Wear loose comfortable clothing, tennis shoes and bring food. After each jump you will receive an individual critique and entry in your own personal logbook.

This course is for people who want to become a skydiver. The Parachute Center has made more skydivers than any dropzone in america. People come from all over the world to jump, train and become a skydiver at The Parachute Center. Many have gone on to be world champions. It is to your benefit to complete the course in a timely manner and continue into your skydiving career. Currency is everything. If you start. Plan to finish. We are open 7 days a week, year round and jump weather permitting.

Do the math and compare drop zone offerings. Our course is to accelerate your learning thereby saving you money in the long run. Going to the tunnel and learning to fly greatly leverages your learning curve. This makes the course easier by helping to eliminate repeat jumps while boosting confidence before you ever come to jump.

Plan to stay all day for the program. Registration is at 9:00 am sharp. We do not accept personal checks but we do accept M/C, Visa, and ATM. Make sure to call for appointment. We look forward to seeing you and sharing the skydiving journey with you.

Total of $1440 Includes all this:

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    $290 Go Learn To Fly In The Tunnel

    Learn to Fly! with 10 to 15 minutes of concentrated body flight school with a personal coach in a state of the art Windtunnel. This is our true secret sauce to save you money, time and frustration. We have Lodi Local instructors and coaches at two location in Northern California. You must get your video! Bring your video with you to show your instructor.

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    $125 Working Tandem At Skydive Lodi

    Make a jump! After completing your tunnel flight, Get your knees in the breeze for a “Working” Tandem jump to experience freefall, pulling your parachute and a parachute ride. You can usually get started with your AFF course the same day if you make your appointment and pay for your course beforehand.

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    $1,000 Your One on One Accelerated FreeFall Course

    Show up for your course. Bring the video of your tunnel flying to show and go over with your instructor. Be prepared to commit up to three (3) CONSECUTIVE days to finish the course, longer if weather impedes. This course is offered during the week (Monday through Friday) by appointment only. Click the “Get Started” button NOW!

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    $25 Logbook & Goggles

    Logbook – This is a special book you will use to log ALL of your jumps and have them signed. This is your proof of education, proficiency and will be used for all your progress checks for the next couple of years. Goggles – You will want your own pair of goggles. This is a personal item and they get scratched easily. It’s the perfect first investment.

*Possible Extra Costs

Remember: This course is your “Fast-Track” to becoming a skydiver and is meant for those committed to the process. There are always expenses and equipment you will need and want to own. So just bring all of your money.

 

$110 and $135 For RE-Jumps – Sometimes students will need to repeat jumps to show proficiency. This all depends on your skill, ability to follow directions and progress. Most repeat jump students need only repeat 1 or 2 jumps. AND, To avoid this situation completely, go do your tunnel time!!!! It’s worth every penny.

Do NOT be fooled with competitors pricing. This is by far the fastest and most inexpensive and highest learning curve Skydive Training Program available. Independent instructors listed here are USPA Rated instructors and work closely with you to achieve your goals. This program is targeted towards people who want to become skydivers, NOT tire kickers. Hit the “Get Started” Button, make your deposit and begin the journey now.

Independent Instructors:

Independent contractor instructors are by appointment only and offer a range of services, pricing, experience and teaching methods. All instructors listed here are USPA Rated Instructors. You can check out their credentials by clicking the “SIGMA” buttons. Hit the “Get Started” button Now!

Denys Somin

Originally from Ireland and moved to California to 2013 to skydive. Since then ‘Irish’ has done 3200 jumps and can always be seen jumping at Lodi doing tandems, flying camera, wingsuiting and teaching AFF. He is a passionate skydiver and loves to share in the experience with first time flyers.

Seán Mac Giobúin

Originally from Ireland and moved to Lodi and Northern California in 2013 to skydive. Since then ‘Irish’ has done 3200 jumps and can always be seen jumping at Lodi doing tandems, flying camera, wingsuiting and teaching AFF. He is a passionate skydiver and loves to share in the experience with first time flyers.Sean - USPA Rated Skydiving Insctructor, My Sigma

Walker MacKey

Walker is well known as an avid climber and WingSuit BASE jumper and has appeared on “Ted Talks” regarding his adventures and life perspective. As a skydiver, Walker is an AFF Certified instructor and wingsuit pilot.

Joel Aguirre

Originally From Buenos Aires, Argentina, Joel calls Nor Cal his home. An experienced iFly wind tunnel flyer, instructor, and coach, Joel is our go to instructor for our wind tunnel training in Sacramento, CA. Joel is known as your fun, patient, and laid back instructor. As a skydiver, Joel is a USPA Accelerated Free Fall (AFF) Certified instructor.Joel Aguirre USPA Rated Skydiving Insctructor, My Sigma

Dani Vitorino

A Brazilian by birth, Dani is one of Lodi’s all star women skydivers. Quite and easy going, Dani loves flying camera and instructing.

Harry Parker – Instructor, Coach, Mentor

Call for more information and to book appointment: 707-971-0357 Joel Aguirre USPA Rated Skydiving Insctructor, My Sigma

  • Over 25 years in the sport and over 5,000 jumps.
  • Skydive University Trained and Oriented
  • USPA Rated AFF Instructor
  • Skydive Club Jump IN! Founder
  • Expert Lic Holder
  • USPA Rated Coach
  • Aerial Photographer
  • FAA certified Rigger
  • Wingsuit Pilot
  • BASE jumper

“My methods are straight forward, simple and fun. This course is for those who are committed to becoming a skydiver. I use the most advanced teaching methods available, including; Skydive University Methodology and The Wind Tunnel, for exponential learning curve. My course is about you. Total One-on-One Training, Coaching and Mentoring to provide you with the skills, experience and confidence you will need to not only survive, but thrive!”

Harry Also runs our local’s club dedicated to your advancement in the sport as well as having more fun than anyone else.  Check out the site at www.ClubJumpIn.com

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Current Classes:

– USPA WATER TRAINING for “B” Lic
– USPA CANOPY COURSE for “B” Lic

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Harry Parker:
Instructor, Coach, Mentor

Call for more information and to book appointment: 707-971-0357

  • Over 25 years in the sport and over 5,000 jumps.
  • USPA Rated AFF Instructor
  • Expert Lic Holder
  • USPA Rated Coach
  • Aerial Photographer
  • AFF certified Rigger
  • Wingsuit Pilot
  • BASE jumper

“My methods are straight forward, simple and fun. This course is for those who are committed to becoming a skydiver. I use the most advanced teaching methods available, including The Wind Tunnel for an exponential learning curve. My course is about you. Total One-on-One Training, Coaching and Mentoring to provide you with the skills, experience and confidence you will need to not only survive, but thrive!”

Harry also runs our local’s club dedicated to your advancement in the sport as well as having more fun than anyone else.  Check out the site at www.ClubJumpIn.com  and get hooked up with the local jumpers just like you.

Current Classes:

USPA WATER TRAINING for “B” Lic
USPA CANOPY COURSE for “B” Lic

Call for more information and to book appointment: 707-971-0357