USPA Instructional Rating Manual (IRM)
USPA Tandem Instructor Rating Card
Xcelskydiving Tandem Link
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Required Prior to Course

  • Logbook showing at least 500 Free-Fall Jumps
  • Documentation showing at least 3 Years in the Sport
  • USPA D-License
  • Current FAA Class III Medical Certificate
  • Currently Possess a USPA Coach or Instructional Rating.
  • One intentional or emergency cutaway (Intentional cutaway rig may be available with advanced notice.)
  • Logbook showing 50 Jumps within the last 12 months
  • Logbook showing 4 hours of documented free-fall
  • STRONG Candidates: Purchase the TICC Packet from Strong Enterprises (You order the packet directly from Strong’s website, call 407-859-9317 or e-mail at: tandem@strongparachutes.com.)