Junior MTB Skills Course

Junior MTB 2.5 hour Skills Course

Program and Information

The Junior MTB 2.5 hour Skills Course is aimed at junior riders aged 10-17 years. This course will provide the skills to enable participants to ride safer, faster and smoother. The course is perfect for both beginner riders and those who want to improve or refine their skills. These skills are provided in a safe and supportive environment with qualified skills instructors. Parents/carers are welcome to stay and observe.

Age Range – 10 – 17 years

Duration – 2.5 hours

Location – Old Pine Forests, Howard Springs

Date – Sunday 31/03/19

Time – 8am – 10.30am

Cost – Free of Charge (Participants must be members of MTBA, Mountain Biking Australia and DORC, Darwin Off Road Cyclists)

Places – 8 participants

We will be covering bike setup, body position and balance. These will be taught using a variety of methods including game based activities. Body position and balance are fundamental skills required to progress onto more complex manoeuvres, which will be covered in later courses. Learning and improving the fundamental skills will result in immediate gains in riding ability and confidence.

Requirements for the course are:

Mountain bike in good working order

Helmet, full fingered gloves, enclosed shoes and flat pedals (no clips)

Eye Protection

Spare tube/puncture repair kit

Plenty of water

Sunscreen

** Please ensure that bike brakes are working and handlebars have bar ends.

To register for this course, click here.

Any queries please contact

Geoff Fox 0427 611 702 or Jo Fox 0439 889 442

Email: gj.fox@bigpond.com

 

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