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Learn Skydiving: Skydiving Equipment Parts

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by: Ispas Marin

All the parachute rigs that are used today by skydiving enthusiasts have six important parts.

The main canopy is just the parachute itself.

The drogue chute is a small parachute that is used by skydivers to open the main parachute. Skydivers have to throw out the drogue and when it catches the wind it will pull out the bridle, a piece of nylon webbing, then the bridle pulls out the main parachute.

The reserve is also known as the second parachute. This second parachute is available for the safety of skydivers just in case the main parachute won’t open for any reason.

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How to Choose a Skydiving Training Method

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by: Ispas Marin

After you calculate all your time and cash available for skydiving, you will be able to choose between three first jump skydiving methods. Static line, tandem and AFF (Accelerated Free Fall).

These methods are pretty different because if a method will give you some experience as a introduction to skydiving the other one it’s made to quick jump your path to a very experienced skydiver.You have to think about your alternatives. You have to set some clear points in your mind. Think about these three options you have and then just choose one, the one that best fit your expectations. Whichever skydiving method you will choose for your first jump, will be a good one, just because you choosed it.

Let’s learn a few things about each of the skydiving methods we outlined at the beginning of this article.

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