Mar

26

COVID 19 UPDATE FROM UKP

By jude wilson - UK Parachuting

A quick UKP update from the team today:

If you have a tandem skydive booked in with us BEFORE MAY 26th. We are going to rebook your scheduled jump date, due to the current Coronavirus situation.

Please drop us an email with the date you are booked in for plus your ideal rebook date, we will resend a updated confirmation to you.

We are currently taking bookings from [...]


Mar

3

Err.. I’m afraid of heights!?!

By jude wilson - UK Parachuting

Needless to say, we’ve heard it before. Notably, we’ve heard it from lots of people right before they experienced their first triumphant tandem skydive. Moments of fear don’t have to keep you from realizing your full potential. In fact, it’ll just convey extra bonus points when you land — but if you need a little encouragement to get on that plane (or get out), you’re [...]


Jan

7

AFF Skydiving

LEARN TO SKYDIVE WITH UK PARACHUTING ACCELERATED FREE FALL (AFF) COURSE

By jude wilson - UK Parachuting

Learn to solo skydive

The AFF course is based on eight levels of accomplishment (normally one skydive at each level) and is designed to take place over a full week or broken down over a few weekends. Given good weather, the course can sometimes be completed in as little [...]


Aug

31

Should I have my jump filmed?

By jude wilson - UK Parachuting

We recently asked our Facebook followers if they were happy that they had their jump filmed – the answer was a resounding YES! You can read the post here: https://www.facebook.com/UKParachuting/photos/a.10151855872626459/10156217493936459/?type=3&theater

Your Questions answered:

Can I decide to add video the day of my jump? Yes. If you have not already selected filming when you made your reservation, you will have an opportunity to add [...]


Jul

29

Skydiving at Sunset

By jude wilson - UK Parachuting

We all look forward to this day, and evening’ every month in the Summer.

There are still spaces available for Wednesday 31st July at 5pm. The price is reduced making the experience even more special.

www.ukparachuting.co.uk/special-offers/

Its an evening whereby you can work by day and jump after work – [...]


May

26

10 Reasons to Skydive

By jude wilson - UK Parachuting

1. Its totally easier than you think:  You’ll be strapped to an experienced instructor who does all the hard work, leaving you to take in the epic views, not only that, these legends are absolute guns at getting the money shots, so you can relive the experience over and over and get the all-important Insta worthy pics!

2. Its a real confidence boost:  Skydiving is the [...]


Apr

22

Flying a Wingsuit

By jude wilson - UK Parachuting

To fly a wingsuit the BPA states that a skydiver must be an FAI ‘C’ Certificate parachutist with at least 500 descents, or has at least 200 freefall descents within the previous 18 months and must demonstrate (in a belly to earth position), the ability to: Control fall rat Control horizontal movement (forwards, backwards and sideways). Achieve ‘docking’ techniques. Turn in place. Dive to approach [...]


Mar

30

What’s better than your first skydive… Your second of course!!

By jude wilson - UK Parachuting

Everyone who has ever made a Skydive agrees, there is nothing that compares to your first jump!

Most of us dreamt and thought about it for a long time before ever actually making it to the drop zone. We tried to imagine what it was going to be like, the sound of the wind, the air in [...]


Feb

19

Winter Skydiving at UKP

By jude wilson - UK Parachuting

Yes, you CAN skydive in winter, and ENJOY it too! We jump at UK Parachuting all year round, and there’s no reason you shouldn’t try it at least once. Who’s know’s what conditions you might experience!


Jan

13

Bucket List Challenge: Skydiving

By jude wilson - UK Parachuting

BUCKET LIST

So its the start of the year, its new years resolution time… Who wants to do something dynamic, daring and dangerous? Well – we aren’t dangerous, but we are a bit extreme here at UKP. Here is what you need to know if you are thinking about skydiving in 2019 (you should also know, we are going to look after you every step of [...]