Interested in learning more about skydiving? Looking for fun things to do in San Jose, CA.?
You've come to the right place! We regularly publish interesting content about skydiving and other fun attractions and activities our students can enjoy in the San Jose area.
Check out San Jose Skydiving Center's archive of useful skydiving articles below.
2017 | General
What Is a Hop n Pop?
What is a hop n' pop and what is it truly all about?July 25, 2017
How to Sit Fly Skydiving
New to sit flying? Learn the basics of sit fly skydiving here!July 17, 2017
Is Tipping Common in Skydiving?
Do you tip your tandem skydiving instructor?July 6, 2017
All About Parachute Deployment Altitude
Find out when do you pull your parachute and the appropriate deployment altitude for skydiving.July 1, 2017
5 Pro Tips for Your First Time Skydiving
Learn about the top 5 pro tips for your first time skydiving!June 21, 2017
Skydiving: A Once In a Lifetime Adventure!
Skydiving is a once in a lifetime adventure and you have to try it at least once!June 14, 2017
What Is a Parachute Rigger?
What really is a parachute rigger and why are they important?June 7, 2017
Who Should You Ask for Skydiving Tips & Advice?
Who is the best resource for skydiving tips and advice?June 1, 2017
What Does a Professional Skydiver Do?
What does a professional skydiver do? Discover all of the different types of skydivers!May 29, 2017
Why Do Skydivers Wear Jumpsuits?
No really, why do skydivers wear jumpsuits?May 22, 2017
Terminal Velocity of a Skydiver
What really is the terminal velocity of a skydiver and how does that change with different skydiving disciplines?May 15, 2017
How to Overcome Fear
How do you overcome fear in skydiving? Find out from the experts!May 9, 2017
Meet The Owner, Andy Simmons
Meet the owner, Andy Simmons, and learn about how the dropzone, San Jose Skydiving Center came to be!May 4, 2017
5 Reasons Why You'll Love Skydiving
Learn the 5 things we love about skydiving from its empowerment to why it makes us happy! Discover our amazing world today at San Jose Skydiving Center!April 29, 2017
Why Is There a Skydiving Weight Limit?
Understand the reasons why there is a weight limit in skydiving.April 26, 2017
What Shape is a Parachute?
Ever wonder what shape is a parachute? Understand the difference between square (RAM air) and round parachutes, and the unique designs of each!April 19, 2017
What Are the Different Types of Skydiving
Discover the different types of skydiving!April 12, 2017
How Many Tandem Jumps Before Solo
Learn how many tandem jumps before solo are needed as well as how many instructor assisted skydives are needed before solo skydiving and getting your A license!March 27, 2017
Skydiving Statistics on Safety in Skydiving
Learn about skydiving statistics on safety and understand the chances of skydiving injuries or fatalities compared to other common activities such as biking or eating.March 20, 2017
What Does Skydiving Feel Like
Understand the feeling and exhilaration of skydiving and truly understand what skydiving feels like.March 13, 2017
How Common Are Skydiving Injuries?
Learn about how common skydiving injuries are as well as parachute opening statistics in the fun sport of skydiving. We're sure you'll be surprised!March 6, 2017
How Long Do You Freefall While Skydiving?
San Jose Skydiving explains how long do you freefall while skydiving, as well as tandem, freeflying, wingsuit, relative work, high pulls, and solo skydiving!February 21, 2017
How to Wingsuit and How Wingsuits Work
Wondering how to wingsuit or how wingsuits work? Dive into the thrill of wingsuiting and the science behind the glide when wingsuiting through the air.February 21, 2017
What is a Parachute Landing Fall (PLF)?
Learn what is a parachute landing fall (plf) and when and how to use it. Jump into the world of solo skydiving and how to handle a PLF when you need it.February 21, 2017
How Does a Parachute Work?
Learn how does a parachute work, as well as how parachutes fly, open, turn, and land. Also understand the difference between a reserve and main parachute.February 21, 2017
Why We Love Skydiving
Learn why we love skydiving, why we jump, and what drives our passion in the sport of skydiving. Come see for yourself at San Jose Skydiving Center!January 26, 2017
How to Become a Skydiver
Understand how to become a skydiver from the first jump to becoming a fully licensed skydiver. Learn how to skydive at San Jose Skydiving Center today!January 16, 2017
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