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Student progression
Gravity Powered Sports is a USPA training center.  We follow the USPA Integrated student program.  The following chart indicates the Category, Jump number and free-fall skills.   The actual student program also incorporates Canopy control, equipment safety, aircraft safety, and learning to pack your parachute.

 IAD

Category

Jump#

 

Altitude

Exit

A

1

IAD

3500

Hanging

A

2

IAD

3500

Hanging

B

3

IAD – practice pull

3500

Hanging

B

4

IAD – practice pull

3500

Hanging

B

5

IAD – practice pull

3500

Hanging

C

6

FF-3 sec

4000

Hanging

C

7

FF-10 sec  wave-off

4500

Hanging

C

8

FF-10 sec  wave-off

4500

Poised

D

9

FF-15 sec, turns

5500

Poised

D

10

FF-30 sec, 4-90 degree turns

7500

Poised

D

11

FF-30 sec, 2-180 degree turn

7500

Poised

D

12

FF-30 sec, 2-360 degree turn

7500

Poised

E

13

FF-40 sec, barrell roll

9000

Door

E

14

FF-40 sec, back loop

9000

Door

E

15

FF-40 sec, front loop

9000

Door

F

16

FF-40 sec, tracking

9000

Door

F

17

FF-40 sec, tracking

9000

Poised

G

18

FF-40 sec, dock

9000

Poised

G

19

FF-40 sec, float/sink, dock

9000

Door

G

20

FF-40 sec, float/sink, dock

9000

Poised

H

21

FF-40 sec, graduation jump

9000

launch