Level 2 Bridge Course – Intermediate Skills Instructor
Length: A 1-day course that certifies an individual as an Intermediate Skills Instructor.
Cost: $225 USD
Changes were made to the BICP curriculum, as of January 2020.
All BICP instructors who received their certification prior to 2020 are required to participate in this 1-day course prior to attending a Level 3 certification.
This course will introduce stability and biomechanics, teaching strategy, site selection, goal setting, proper demonstrations, teaching points, keywords, progressions, and error detection for 12 Intermediate skills.
Be sure to pay attention to any new material, specific keywords, and skill progressions. You may be asked to demonstrate teaching proficiency on any/all of the skills presented in the manual.
Expect a full day of training & testing for BICP Level 2 certified instructors. This bridge course includes our most current materials such as updated key teaching points, static holds, demonstrations, and progressions.
Our Expectations: We expect to see that as a rider you have mastered the Fundamental Elements and can demonstrate and teach ANY of the Level 1 & 2 skills on your first attempt along with proper error detection and correction using positive critique. We will expect that you are comfortable and fluent with all current keywords and teaching points along with proper demonstrations and progressions performed using FLAT PEDALS.
Level 1 Course Skills:
- Neutral Position and Ready Position
- Bike/Body Separation
- Riding Straight Lines
- Small Circles and Switchbacks
- Rock Dodge
- Climbing Dismount
- Seated Climb
- Standing Climb
- Crouched Climb
- Restarting on a Climb
- Descending Dismount
- Descending for Beginner to Intermediate trails
- Roll Down
Level 2 Course Skills:
- Front Wheel-Lift
- Rear Wheel-Lift
- Puddle Stomp
- Level Lift
- 1/4 Punch Front Wheel-Lift
- Descending for Intermediate to Advanced trails
- Roll Downs for Intermediate to Advanced trails
- High-Speed Cornering
- Berm Cornering
- Advanced Braking
Each student will be tested on their ability to demonstrate, teach, and provide feedback through error detection and corrections.
In order to pass the BICP Level 2 Bridge course, participants must pass a pretest, demonstrate an understanding of the material, perform a suitable teaching simulation, and pass a final written exam.