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Womens Skills

£150.00

 


Learning from experience we have come up with a Core Skills course designed to give a female rider the chance to come along and learn without the pressure they can sometimes find themselves under from a more confident / able riding partner. 

 

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  • Course Description

    Learning from experience we have come up with a Core Skills course designed to give a female rider the chance to come along and learn without the pressure they can sometimes find themselves under from a more confident/able riding partner. 

    The course concentrates on the technically correct way to perform the MTB core skills required to become a more competent and confident rider. Our Womens Skills coaching course is also ideal for those female mountain bikers who may be looking at completing one of our British Cycling Leadership awards in the future but are not sure about their own personal riding skills. 

    So what are the Core Skills?

    The Biking Cone of Movement - The bike moves NOT you. Critical if you’re determined to becoming the boss of your bike. 

    Track Stands - The ability to balance, the most important skill to learn when it comes to riding a mountain bike.

    Manual Front Wheel Lifts - The ability to lift the front wheel over an obstacle using body position and weight shift.

    Power-assisted Front Wheel Lifts - The ability to lift the front wheel at slow speed over an obstacle whilst climbing.

    Rear Wheel Lifts - The ability to lift the rear wheel over an obstacle. As well as the 4 core skills, we give you a thorough breakdown and understanding of climbing, descending and braking.

    Course Content:

    Bike Set Up - Getting the bike to work for you, looking at saddle, suspension and brake set up.

    Weight Shift and the Cone of Movement - If you don't allow movement you will fall off, this is where riding starts.

    Climbing, Descending and Braking - Theory & Practical. 

    The Quercus Challenge - Summary of all skills coached during the morning session.

    Trackstands -The ability to balance, the most important skill to learn when it comes to riding a mountain bike.

    Manual Front Wheel Lifts -The ability to lift the front wheel over an obstacle using body position and weight shift.

    Power assisted Front Wheel Lifts -The ability to lift the front wheel at slow speed over an obstacle whilst climbing.

    Rear Wheel Lifts -The ability to lift the rear wheel over an obstacle.

    Once you have got to grips with the techniques on day 1 you will be given the opportunity to transfer these skills to the trail on day 2 under the guidance of our expert MTB coaches. Using video feedback (where necessary) we will show you where you are going wrong and right and show you how much more you can get from your biking with these skills in place.

    Instructor Ratio: 1:6 max Course
    Cost:
    £150 for 2 days (Over 18's only)
    Course Venue:
    Whinlatter, Braithwaite, Keswick, Cumbria CA12 5TW

    Link to google map

    If you have a gift certificate to redeem or would prefer to be invoiced for your course place rather than booking online please contact and we will organise that booking for you.

    Private Courses are available for both corporate & private groups or individuals - contact bookings@cyclewise.co.uk

    Gift Certificates are available for all our courses and are the perfect gift for any family members or friends. Please contact us for more information.

    Free Entitlement: When you come along on your Cyclewise course you will be given a discount card that entitles you to 10% off shop purchases for the duration of your course. Contact us on 01768-898775 or e-mail bookings@cyclewise.co.uk for more information about our courses.

    COSTS & DETAILS || TWO DAY COURSE £150.00

Sat 10 Feb 2018 - Sun 11 Feb 2018

9:00AM - 4:30PM

Whinlatter Forest Park, Whinlatter Forest Park, Braithwaite, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5TW, United Kingdom

5 places available on this course.


Sat 03 Mar 2018 - Sun 04 Mar 2018

9:00AM - 4:30PM

Whinlatter Forest Park, Whinlatter Forest Park, Braithwaite, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5TW, United Kingdom

6 places available on this course.


If you would like to take the course of a date not shown please get in touch to organise a day to suit your needs.

Please email us on bookings@cyclewise.co.uk.

 

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