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News and views on the world of indoor skydiving

Science field trips and writing stories: a modern combination

In a recent article, Mike Hollinshead highlighted that the key to getting young people interested in pursuing a career in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) is to help them learn through experience. In the United States, the iFLY champion doing exactly this, is Christina Soontorvant.

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STEM experiences are the key to attracting and maintaining student interest

Entry level jobs for students of Science, Technology, Maths and Engineering are among the highest paid in the country. Yet recent research suggests a skills shortage crisis is just around the corner. Mike Hollinshead, from iFLY Indoor Skydiving in Manchester, argues more needs to be done to enable kids to experience the power of these subjects, not just study them in a classroom, if we are to produce sufficient numbers of scientists and engineers in the future.

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How to get fit for indoor skydiving progression

Want to get really progress your indoor skydiving skills and move effortlessly through the Wings ratings? You need to get fit for the sport. Allen Sparks from iFLY San Diego explains how.

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6 tips for organising the perfect office Christmas Party

Organising the company Christmas party can be tough. It’s not easy keeping everyone happy and the event on budget. Whether it’s your first foray into organising an event or you’re a seasoned veteran, it’s important to remember the six ‘P’s; Planning and Preparation Prevent a Pretty Poor Party.

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Hosting the perfect Indoor Skydiving Party or group event

Can you remember when the pressure was on you to deliver a great birthday party, stag or hen do, or office outing? You’ll recall it's not easy finding something a little different (after all we want our party to be memorable, right?), that everyone can participate in, without feeling self-conscious or too far out of their comfort zone. 

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