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)
Spare tube/puncture repair kit
Plenty of water
** Please ensure that bike brakes are working and handlebars have bar ends.
Any queries please contact
Geoff Fox 0427 611 702 or Jo Fox 0439 889 442