BICP aMTB Level 1 Certification-Duluth, MN – May 12-14, 2023

$65.00 / year for 4 years and a $585.00 sign-up fee


BICP aMTB L1 Fundamental Skills Instructor

The BICP aMTB Level 1 Fundamental Skills Instructor Certification course is intended to be an all-inclusive training to fundamental skills coaching, an intensive course focused on skill analysis, effective teaching, and skills progressions with evaluations in each of those areas.

Completion of the course with passing the practical exam will qualify an individual to:

  • Lead individual or group mountain bike rides in a professional, systematic, and safe manner
  • Assess the level of each rider in their group through a pre-ride session
  • Assess and diagnose common errors within each rider’s fundamental skills
  • Prepare and implement action plans in an emergency
  • Make responsible choices in picking trail routes for specific groups

Participants will register through the online portal and be given access to the precourse online work required before attending the in-person course.


Attendees must know the skills required before attending the course. This helps maximize the time focused on adaptive skills and equipment to make the course a valuable experience for all.

  • Current First Aid and CPR certificate (American Red Cross or equivalent)
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Three or more years of mountain biking experience
  • Good communication skills with a strong desire to help others have more fun and progress safely
  • Ability to perform basic trailside repairs (flat tires, broken chains, shifting & brake adjustments, etc.)

The certification holder must maintain their BICP annual membership dues.

This certification holder must hold a current basic First Aid / CPR training certification.

The Certification is valid for 4 years from the date issued.

An in-person recertification course is required every 4 years.


Host Information:

Eric Larson, C.T.R.S.

Supervisor, Sports and Recreation Department

Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute Northland, part of Allina Health

Phone: 218 726-4762• Cell: 218 393-0757 • Fax: 218 726-4759 •

Sam Werle

Recreation Specialist

City of Duluth – Parks & Recreation


Location: Spirit Mountain Recreation Area -8551 Grand Ave

We respectfully acknowledge that this course will take place on the traditional territories of the Anishinabewaki ᐊᓂᔑᓈᐯᐗᑭ and Očhéthi Šakówiŋ whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.