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Accelerated Freefall Residential Weeks

Learn to skydive with our one-week intensive Accelerated Freefall (AFF) training courses and go home a qualified skydiver.

The full UK AFF course consists of 8 Levels (1 jump per level) and then you need a further 10 solo consolidation parachute jumps to apply for your British Parachute Association A-Licence.

We understand it can be daunting when you start a new sport and so this year we have launched 'Accelerated weeks' with the aim of helping students meet like-minded people and have the best introduction to skydiving possible.

AFF Level 7 video
Level 1 Video
AFF Level 7 video
Level 3 Video
AFF Level 7 video
Level 7 Video

Jumper opening parachute Residential Weeks 2015
Places still available

  • September - Weds 30th - 3 places

Please note you do not have to join a residential week to complete the full AFF course with us. We run AFF ground training at least once a week at Hibaldstow. You can start learning to skydive with at anytime and stay with us for as long or short a time as you wish.

**Skydive HIbaldstow is proud to be host to the British National Skydiving Championships 2015 - however this means we are unable to offer student skydives over these two weekends - 22nd & 29th August 2015**

Please contact us for more details.

How much does it cost?

Student sky diverThe price is £1525 and includes:

  • 1 Day comprehensive ground-training
  • AFF Levels 1 - 8 (1 jump per level)
  • Video de-brief of each skydive
  • Goggles, gloves and a logbook
  • Temporary BPA membership (1 months unlimited jumping)
  • 5 Nights shared onsite accommodation (Sun -Thurs or Weds - Sun)
  • 6 Days breakfast & lunch for the fixed days of the course (Sun-Fri or Weds-Mon)
  • Additional upgrades available - contact us for details

What is not included:

  • Consolidation jumps
  • Any additional nights accommodation
  • Evening meals
  • Any repeat levels
  • Outside video and photos

The deposit is £300 which leaves you £1225 to pay on arrival.

After the AFF course

Leaping out of the airplaneAfter passing the 8 levels of AFF, there are an addition 10 consolidation jumps to complete which costs an extra £35 per jump including all equipment & instruction. (Or £330 for a block of 10) You can pay as you jump with these skydives.



How long does it take?

Our intensive skydiving courses run for 5/6 days starting every week April - September. You are welcome to stay longer for additional days to complete the necessary jumps.

Sky diving is a weather dependant sport and it’s the one aspect we can neither control nor predict. Plus the speed at which you progress in your training depends on how you the student, take to this extreme sport. All being well, you can expect to complete 3 jumps per day, but sometimes more or less.

Restrictions Fitness Form

The Accelerated Freefall Progression System

Day 1 Groundschool: Training starts at 9am and over the course of the day a fully qualified BPA instructor will teach you everything you need to know to safely complete your first skydive.

Unfortunately it’s not always possible to complete the Level 1 jump immediately after the course and you may find that you jump the following morning.

Accompanied by two expert instructors you jump from 15,000ft wearing your own parachute and after up to one minute of exhilarating freefall you open and land it yourself.