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BASE Jump it's extremely dangerous.
BASE Jump can cause serious injury or death.

Your instructor and all his co-workers warn you to seriously consider the consequences of your actions if you decide to practice this activity. It's your responsibility to prepare yourself and your dears for any possibility that it could happen by practicing activities such as BASE Jump.
The parachutes have sometimes malfunctions even if they are properly designed, constructed, assembled, packed, stored and used.
The consequences of a malfunction are sometimes serious injury or death. Jump at your own risk.

first jump course

BRENTOBASESCHOOL offers a well organized basic course, giving participants a theoretical and practical excellent knowledge. Skydivers who want to approach the BASE world and meet the minimum entry requirements can access this course. The aim of the basic course/FJC is to give the right know-how to the would-be BASE jumper in order to jump autonomously without slider.

Jumpers are followed in each phase of the course with a ratio of one teacher for two students. The basic course/FJC requires at least 4-6 days in order to be completed.

The basic course/FJC is divided into two phases. The first one pays attention to the theoretical aspects that every good base jumper should know:

  • Ethical and behavioral rules related to BASE jumping
  • Most important differences between Skydiving and BASE jumping
  • Specific materials for BASE jumping
  • Opening system applied to BASE jumping
  • Canopy flying techniques
  • Exit techniques
  • Malfunctions
  • Objects evaluation
  • Meteorology concepts related to BASE jumping
  • How to behave in case of an accident
  • Suggestions on how to structure personal progress after the course (see full course) - historical notes on base jumping
  • And even more!

The first part of the course teaches everything about packing, arrangement and maintenance of BASE jumping specific rig. During the course are also taught the techniques to pack one’s material without slider (slider off/slider down) we will provide a DVD with a packaging manual.

In the second part of the basic course/FJC you enter in the practical phase with the first jumps slider off (without slider)

  • Evaluation of the object from which you will do the first jumps *
  • Practical tests of the correct exit techniques
  • First jump in PCA mode (Pilot Chute Assist)
  • First Jump in SL mode (Static line)
  • Viewing and practice the techniques of jumping in pilot chute hand held (HH)
  • First Jumps in HH mode
  • Multiway

Each jump includes a briefing and debriefing video, in which we are going to correct errors and imperfections.

* For the first practical phase of the course, BrentoBASEschool is hosted by two structures with characteristics that are suited to the execution of the first BASE jumps without slider.

The first jumps are performed from bridges with optimal parameters such as altitude, landing and air space free of obstacles. From these exits you will be able to apply all the techniques learned during the first phase of the course.

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