[ staying current as a tandem instructor ]

Strong Enterprises requires our Tandem Instructors maintain certain current experience before taking inexperienced students.

Currency Requirements are as follows:

  • Tandem Instructors with less than 500 tandem jumps need to have made 1 tandem jump within the last 30 days on the Strong Tandem System.
    • In order to become current they would need to make 1 tandem jump with an experienced skydiver* as the passenger. This jump is to be made under the supervision of a current Strong Certified Tandem Instructor after they review both normal and emergency procedures.
  • Tandem Instructors with more than 500 tandem jumps need to have made 1 tandem jump within the last 90 days on the Strong Tandem System.
    • In order to become current they would need to make 1 tandem jump with an experienced skydiver* as the passenger after they review both normal and emergency procedures.
  • Any Tandem Instructor who has not made a tandem jump within the last 6 months would have to make 1 tandem jump with a current Tandem Instructor as the passenger, after they review both normal and emergency procedures.

  • Any Tandem Instructor who has not made a tandem jump within the last 12 months would have to attend a re-currency course with a Tandem Examiner.

*Passengers on re-currency jumps must:
•; have at least 100 jumps experience.
• wear an altimeter, have a ripcord for main canopy deployment attached to their harness
• have access to the safety handles, which allow the passenger to cut away and pull the reserve