Over the past 3 years, AXIS Flight School has been working with Good Goblin Games to develop a new kind of skydiving app. Featuring Woody, an animated and interactive figurine that helps demonstrate body-flight and canopy-piloting concepts. In addition, the app features many more useful tools for everyone from the casual jumper to instructors and competitors.
Niklas Daniel and Brianne Thompson of AXIS Flight School are coming to Berlin this fall! This camp will be a very personalized and focused two day event of flying aimed at honing your skills when it comes to personal progression and or formation flying skills. These flight sessions will have detailed briefs and video debriefs to help you work on your skills in a controlled environment. You will have ample opportunity to ask questions and get feedback on your flights! Bilingual instruction is available as Nik is a German speaker.
Get to know the coaches Nik and Brianne, and check out their story.
- One hour minimum (10 slots available)
- Participants will be organized into one hour groups, flying 15 minute sessions.
- 1.5 – 2.5 minute rotations depending on skills worked on.
- Plenty of breaks for rest, prep, and debriefing.
- Campers can choose between working on personal body-flight skills or formation flying skills.
- AXIS Coaches are available to coach teams! (4-way FS and VFS disciplines).
When and Where
Oct. 24 – 25
at WINDOBONA Indoor Skydiving Berlin,
Landsberger Allee 268, 10367 Berlin
€725.00 per hour, which included tunnel time and coaching. Participants may use their personal block time, but must make special arrangements to do so. In that event, the coaching cost is €250.00 per hour.
LIMITED SLOTS AVAILABLE
Oct 24th 0900 – 4x 15minutes 1100 – 4x 15minutes 1230 – 1330 Lunch Break 1400 – 4x 15minutes 1600 – 4x 15minutes 1800 – 4x 15minutes
Oct 25th 0900 – 4x 15minutes 1100 – 4x 15minutes 1230 – 1330 Lunch Break 1400 – 4x 15minutes 1600 – 4x 15minutes 1800 – 4x 15minutes
Please register for this event by sending us an e-mail to info [at] axisflightschool.com
We look forward to flying with you!
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Earlier this year the IPC made some changes to the 4-way FS dive pool, replacing blocks 1 and 13 with new versions. Special thanks to Arizona Airspeed‘s camera flyer David French for sharing the team’s training footage.
If you wish to see all the blocks of the 4-way FS open dive pool, check out the
The USPA Board of Directors, with guidance from seasoned mixed formation skydiving competitors, approved changes to the MFS event for the 2019 National Skydiving Championships. Based on competitor feedback from the 2018 Nationals, changes were made to allow for closer synergy between the advanced and open classes, as well as to continue to increase national (and hopefully one day international) participation with the addition of an entry-level intermediate class. MFS is one of the fastest-growing disciplines in skydiving and strives to provide a multi-orientation playing field for all levels of freeflyers.
Many randoms and blocks in the dive pool have been edited, and two new open block moves have been added.
All Class Updates
Alternates: All classes of MFS will now allow for an alternate (fourth team member), much like the formation skydiving competitions. Only one member may serve as a videographer in any given round.
Dive pool: These changes are included in the dive pool:
Block 2 (HD STAR)
Block 11 (MOVA-MOVA)
The requirement for the head-down flyer to perform a carve has been removed, but the upright flyer completing a 360º rotation still remains.
Random A (HD SPOCK)
Random F (TOTEM)
2-Way MFS Intermediate Test Event
A new class will be tested in 2019. This exciting new addition has been included with the goal of enticing more teams to enter the discipline. The key thing for this class is that for the vertical rounds, only one person needs to be proficient at flying head down. Intermediate will consist of eight rounds with three to four points per round:
Three rounds of belly/back drawn from blocks 7, 8, 10, 12 and randoms G, I, K, L, Q, R.
Five rounds of vertical drawn from blocks 4, 5, 6, 11 and randoms B, C, E, F, H, J, O, P.
An open-class competitor WILL be allowed to shoot video for the intermediate event during the test event of 2019 in order to help boost participation.
2-Way MFS Advanced
The biggest change coming to the advanced class is three true mixed rounds have been added; there will no longer be belly/back-only rounds. MFS advanced will now consist of three mixed rounds (combining belly, back, sit and head down) and 5 vertical rounds. The two new approved blocks (13 and 14) will NOT be added to the advanced class.
Another notable change is the addition of some of the randoms not formerly within the class.
Three mixed rounds drawn from blocks 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12 and randoms B, C, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, O, P, Q, R.
Five vertical rounds drawn from blocks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 11 and randoms A, B, C, D, E, F, H, J, M, O, P.
2-Way MFS Open: Two NEW blocks are being added to the open dive pool:
Other Important Information
- All current information and rules regarding competition can always be found in the most recent version of the Skydiver’s Competition Manual (SCM), which is located on the USPA website. MFS information can be found in Chapter 9, with draws located in Appendices L, M and O.
- Information on the intermediate test event can be found here.
- Mark your calendar: USPA National Skydiving Championships at Skydive Paraclete XP, Raeford, NC, September 11-27. MFS is being held September 13-16.
- Training dive pools and dive pool generator can be found on the Axis Flight School website.
- Sample videos of all current MFS blocks can be found on the AXS Flight School YouTube Channel.