DALLAS SKYDIVE LODGE  $189 TANDEM TRAINING

TANDEM SKYDIVER REQUIREMENTS


*  YOU MUST BE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD. YES, WE CHECK ID.


*  YOU MUST BE ABLE TO READ / WRITE / SPEAK FLUENT ENGLISH SO YOU CAN

   UNDERSTAND AND FILL OUT LEGAL PAPERWORK, AND WE CAN COMMUNICATE. 


​*  YOU MUST BRING A GOVERNMENT ISSUED PHOTO ID TO PROVE YOU ARE WHO

   YOU SAY YOU ARE WHEN SIGNING LIABILITY WAIVER FORMS.  YOU MUST SIGN

   MANY WAIVER STATEMENTS ACKNOWLEDGING YOU UNDERSTAND SKYDIVING IS

   DANGEROUS AND NEITHER YOU OR ANYONE ELSE WILL SUE US IF YOU ARE

    INJURED OR KILLED.


*  IF YOU ARE IN THIS COUNTRY ILLEGALLY PLEASE GO HOME AND SKYDIVE IN

   YOUR OWN COUNTRY.  WE DON'T WANT ANY MONEY YOU OBTAINED IN THE 

   USA ILLEGALLY.


*  YOU MUST WEIGH 220 POUNDS OR LESS. YES, WE WEIGH YOU.


*  YOU MUST BE IN GOOD ENOUGH PHYSICAL SHAPE TO EXIT THE AIRCRAFT

   SAFELY. YOU SHOULD BE ABLE TO BEND YOUR KNEES AND SQUAT DOWN

   CLOSE TO THE FLOOR FOR 30 SECONDS. YOU SHOULD BE ABLE TO GET ON

   YOUR KNEES AND SIT ON THE HEELS OF YOUR SHOES. WHILE WE DO

   OCCASIONALLY TAKE PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED INDIVIDUALS, WE NEED TO

   KNOW THIS AND APPROVE WHEN YOU SIGN UP. OBESE PEOPLE ARE AT

   GREATER RISK FOR INJURY AND USUALLY DON'T HAVE A GOOD EXPERIENCE

   DUE TO LEG STRAP PAIN.


​*  YOU MUST BE ABLE TO RAISE YOUR KNEES AND FEET FOR LANDING. ALMOST

    ALL TANDEM LANDINGS ARE ON YOUR BUTT WITH LEGS AND FEET HIGH.


*  WEAR (OR BRING WITH YOU) A PAIR OF DENIM BLUE JEANS. WEAR TENNIS

   SHOES WITH GOOD LACES THAT CAN BE DOUBLE KNOTTED. WEAR A SHIRT

   THAT WILL PROVIDE SOME PROTECTION FROM THE STUDENT​ HARNESS WE

    WILL PUT ON YOUR SHOULDERS. IT MAY BE 30 DEGREES COOLER AT 2 MILES

    HIGH, SO YOU MIGHT WANT TO BRING A SWEAT SHIRT TO JUMP IN. WE WILL

    ALSO PROVIDE A FLIGHT SUIT IF YOU WANT.


*  YOU MUST EXERCISE NORMAL AMERICAN STANDARD PERSONAL HYGENE.

   THIS MEANS TAKE A SHOWER/BATH, USE DEODERANT, AND BRUSH YOUR

   TEETH BEFORE YOUR JUMP.  YOUR INSTRUCTORS PROMISE TO DO THE SAME.


*   IF YOU HAVE EVER BEEN CARSICK, SEASICK, AIRSICK, OR SICK ON AN

    AMUSEMENT PARK RIDE, PLEASE TAKE AN OVER-THE-COUNTER MOTION

    SICKNESS PILL BEFORE ARRIVAL. PUKING ON YOUR INSTRUCTOR IS VERY

    UNPLEASANT FOR BOTH OF YOU.


*  NONE OF OUR STAFF MEMBERS ARE DOCTORS.  IF YOU HAVE A QUESTION

   ABOUT YOUR PHYSICAL ABILITY TO CONDUCT A SKYDIVE SAFELY PLEASE

   CONSULT YOUR PERSONAL PHYSICIAN.