Skydiving Articles

Thinking of making a skydive and seeking more information? Excellent, welcome to our skydiving articles page! Here we share insider tips to help you understand what you need to know whether this is your first skydive or if you plan to do many more.

Our experienced team has been sharing skydiving info to Missouri residents for years and now we're putting 'pen to paper' in our articles blog.

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  • Skydiving with Glasses or Contacts: What to Know

    Aug
    28

    Skydiving with Glasses or Contacts: What to Know

    Want to go skydiving but not sure what will happen to your glasses or contacts? Find all you need to know, here.

  • How Long is the Freefall?

    Aug
    23

    How Long is the Freefall?

    Whether you're strapped to another in a tandem dive, doing a belly jump or attached to other skydivers, your freefall time will vary. See what the freefall feels like at Ozarks Skydive Center.

  • What is the Tipping Etiquette?

    Aug
    8

    What is the Tipping Etiquette?

    Wondering what to tip your skydiving instructor? The bottom line is we hope you have an amazing time. Tipping is always appreciated and never expected.

  • What Elements Make a Great Skydive?

    Jul
    31

    What Elements Make a Great Skydive?

    Skydiving is one of the most amazing experiences you'll ever have! Here are just a few of the elements that go into the magic formula for the perfect jump.

  • Top 5 Ways to Be Prepared for Your First Jump

    Jul
    1

    Top 5 Ways to Be Prepared for Your First Jump

    You are about to skydive into the unknown. We know -- it can be scary! When coming to Ozarks Skydiving Center for your first jump, however, there are a number of precautions you can take and things to know that will help you have the best experience possible.

  • Wait Times: What To Know & Expect

    Jun
    15

    Wait Times: What To Know & Expect

    Wait times at the dropzone is an industry-wide challenge. But, with a little planning and understanding it doesn't have to effect your skydiving experience. Ozarks Skydiving Center does everything we can to get you up in the air.

  • Skydiving Experience Made Better with Friends

    Jun
    7

    Skydiving Experience Made Better with Friends

    Bringing your friends along for the jump makes your first skydive experience even better! Make your group reservation at the Ozarks Skydive Center!

  • What Qualifications Does A Tandem Instructor Need To Have?

    May
    24

    What Qualifications Does A Tandem Instructor Need To Have?

    Before an athlete can even qualify to take an instructor course, they must have met certain requirements, incuding 500 jumps under their belts. At Ozarks Skydiving Center, we are proud of our instructors and the dedication they bring to your skydiving experience.

  • What Does It Mean To Be A USPA Dropzone?

    May
    20

    What Does It Mean To Be A USPA Dropzone?

    Ozarks Skydive Center is a proud USPA member. We are committed to the safety of skydiving. Learn more about what it means to be a USPA Dropzone.

  • Fear of Heights

    Apr
    29

    Fear of Heights

    If you're afraid of heights, don't think you're precluded from making a skydive! When it comes to jumping, you'll be more nervous at the top of a ladder or a ledge than skydiving!

  • What You’ll Love About Your Skydive

    Apr
    14

    What You’ll Love About Your Skydive

    When it comes to skydiving, imaginations tend to go into overdrive. It isn't without risk, but it comes with major rewards. Here's what you'll love about your skydive!

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