Learning to skydive is extremely rewarding – many people will tell you it’s one of the most rewarding experiences of their entire life. It’s an amazing sport, with amazing people. However, learning can be very emotionally demanding, stressful and for many people even a little bit scary – but for most people it’s not actually “that difficult” in a technical sense.
There are a lot of things you will need to learn and learn well. You will need to be alert and switched on and have common sense, but you certainly don’t need to be a rocket scientist! There are skydivers from every walk of life, from all sorts of different professions and with a wide range of academic ability. Learning to skydive isn’t difficult – but it requires an element of “steel”, alertness and common sense.