NEXT CLINIC LOCATION: SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA - SOBOBA CA (Need a clinic on your mountain in our region? Contact us to set one up!) Max Acro Paragliding offers instructor clinics to earn your Basic Instructor and/or Advanced Instructor ratings for paragliding. These clinics are three (3) days long. Pilot pre-requisite for basic instructors is P3 with 2 years of experience. Minimum for advanced instructors is P4, basic instructor for 1 year, and 500 flights and 250 hours. We also have extensive mentoring programs.
Instructor Clinics are designed to offer all of the information to successful guide a student into their piloting career. This clinic will help you master the skills of teaching paragliding safely and effectively. This clinic is open to ALL Intermediate or higher rated pilots, plus pilots need a minimum of 200 flying days and 300 flights and completion of a reserve clinic and two additional clinics from the following list: Thermal/X-C, Ridge Soaring, Tandem, and Towing. This clinic will serve as an Instructor Training Seminar (ITS) as well as an Instructor Evaluation (IE) for purposes of USHPA SOP requirements. An Instructor Apprenticeship of 40 hours is required and can be arranged by contact our company ahead of time to help pair you with a suitable apprentice training instructor.