36: Instructors & Tandem

This material is part of the instructor book: “Paraglider & Paramotor Instructor.” I got my Tandem Trainee foot-launch rating in about 2015 and wheel-launch rating in 2019. There’s a LOT to know to teach safely and it takes immense discipline. Using best practices is essential for student safety and success.


A *Good* Instructor

There is a lot to it, and Instructors are the sports most important asset, but they’re still humans. What Makes a Good Instructor? The single most important attribute of a good instructor is the ability to teach! Some are exceptional, most are average, a few are...

Tandem Powered Paragliding & More

Becoming a Tandem Pilot, Filming, Flying the Green Eagle and other assorted bits Information on Tandem Paramotor setups. This past week has been most eventful and a lot of fun. I headed for Christmas, FL, primarily for the purpose of getting Tandem Trainee certified...