5 Things You Can Do Today To Become A Better Canopy Pilot

5 Things You Can Do Today To Become A Better Canopy Pilot

If you want to be the best skydiver you can be, you have to focus on your canopy skills. Once the canopy is fully functioning is when the true challenge of skydiving begins. And becoming a better canopy pilot is an ongoing battle that even the most talented skydivers are constantly fighting.

The good news is there are a number of skydiving tricks you can put to use immediately to start becoming a better canopy pilot. Here are 5 quick tips.

Make sure to video your landings – …

Skydiving – An Exciting Experience

Skydiving – An Exciting Experience

Today, life has become very fast and we have no time to enjoy some recreational activity. This thing becomes more severe in case of adults. This is not the sole reason behind boring life of adults. You know well that in our areas, the recreational opportunities are only for children and adults have nothing to do even in some vacations or spare time. Actually, men want such an activity in their spare time, which would be not only full of fun, but adventurous as well. By keeping this thing in view, many such activities have …

Why Skydiving Is Fun for All Ages

Why Skydiving Is Fun for All Ages

It is rare that children skydive, but they do it. Even the interest amongst the elderly is increasing because they want the exhilarating, life-changing experience that skydiving offers them. Jumping out of an airplane with a parachute on their back is the ultimate risk and, for a short while, gives a feeling of freedom never before known.

Children

Children can engage in skydiving with their family. Some parents may be edgy about letting their child engage in the sport, but some enjoy spending this time with their children. It is an activity where …

The Thrill of Indoor Skydiving

The Thrill of Indoor Skydiving

Many thrill seekers have found indoor skydiving to be an exhilarating experience. They enjoy the wind in their faces while feeling as though they have just jumped from an airplane. There is little danger associated with this type of skydiving, so it has become a popular adventure during many family vacations.

What is Indoor Skydiving?

Indoor skydiving is modeled to simulate actual skydiving. Instead of jumping from a plane, visitors are placed in a vertical wind tunnel. Air vents are located in the floor and allow strong air streams to go up through the tunnel. …

Want to Skydive?

Want to Skydive?

Today, skydiving is considered as a popular extreme sport across the globe. You will see skydiving showcased in movies, television, in action movies, practical applications, reality TV shows, soda commercials, and military activities. People are lured to skydive because of the extreme nature of the sport – the exhilaration and the adrenaline rush it brings. Others are fascinated with the thought that you are able to dominate your movements while you hurl towards earth like crazy then float onto the ground with grace. People who are into skydiving are considered as daredevils because they participate in such …

Can You Dive With a Thyroid Disorder?

Can You Dive With a Thyroid Disorder?

Thyroid problems can gravely affect the metabolism and body function. Therefore, if you want to learn scuba diving but concerned about thyroid conditions, you might want to learn how these problems can influence your planned activities.

The Thyroid Gland

The thyroid is an essential gland that secretes thyroxin, a hormone that helps control the rate of burning carbohydrates or commonly known as metabolic rate. In excess quantities, it causes hyperthyroidism or thyrotoxicosis and too little secretion causes hypothyroidism or myxedema.

• In hyperthyroidism, heart and respiratory rate increases, body weight decreases and too …

Open Water Certification Is The Kindergarten Of The Scuba Diving Education Process

Open Water Certification Is The Kindergarten Of The Scuba Diving Education Process

In every new adventure through life we start at a beginning point, and learn our way to skilled success through experience and formal education.

The first formal learning experience for most of us comes at the age of five or so when our parents enroll us into kindergarten class. It’s our first structured step for gaining social skills, and preparing our minds for the educational process.

When we leave the kindergarten phase we start into the school levels where we receive the basic knowledge necessary to enter into …

Things to Watch for When Training for Parkour

Things to Watch for When Training for Parkour

When training for parkour, it is important to keep a few things in mind. The two main things to watch out for when training are injuries and and misinformation. Read on to learn more about these issues to be aware of.

Watch For Injuries

During your first few training sessions, and throughout your training, it is very important to listen to your body. I’m not talking about your stomach gurgling, I’m talking about your muscles and joints. Before going forward, I need to explain that there are two types of pain that …

Excellent Dive Sites in Yap

Excellent Dive Sites in Yap

The coral reefs located in the vicinity of the Yap Islands are clearly unforgettable and many of the dive sites in Yap are connected by vast beds of beautiful, colorful coral. The coral beds surrounding the Yap Islands and pervasive in dive sites in Yap are actually created by an uplift or elevation of the Philippine Sea Plate and the diving opportunities will instantly expose you to a vast area of unbelievably unique marine life too.

Scuba diving in Yap allows you to purposefully dive for underwater exploration to see manta ray in their native habitat. Dive …

Learn Parkour Without Classes – The Wall Run

Learn Parkour Without Classes – The Wall Run

The parkour wall run is a basic parkour move in which a person runs up a wall without support. This parkour lesson is for beginners that are new to parkour training, and trying to teach themselves how to become a traceur (someone who does parkour) without paying for expensive parkour classes.

The simplest description of this parkour move is as follows: you jog/run towards a wall, then make contact with the wall with your strong foot at about your standing waist height, and propel yourself up the wall.

The first lesson they’ll …