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Rhythm: The Accuracy Trick

Rhythm describes the accuracy trick, a good visual tool for assessing whether you’ll make it to your target under canopy. When you are high up it's good for deciding whether to choose an alternate landing area. When you are nearer to landing, it can help with your accuracy.

Accuracy Trick Tips

  • The Accuracy trick can help you judge where you are going to land, and if you are going to make it back from a long spot.
  • If you’re going to overshoot the angle will get steeper
  • If you’re going to undershoot the angle will appear to get higher up on the horizon
  • If you’re going to reach your reference point, the angle will stay the same
  • Use this technique to judge if yo’l get back from a long spot
  • Keep looking around to maintain awareness of other traffic

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