BICP L1 Certification-Shiprock, NM- September 19-21, 2022

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

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Level 1 Certification Fundamental Skills Instructor  

Length: A 3-day course

Time: 8 am – 5 pm

Dates: Monday, September 19 – Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Cost: $650 USD, including the cost of the online Ride Leader course.

In order to pass the BICP Level 1 course, participants must demonstrate an understanding of the material, perform a suitable teaching simulation, and pass a written test. Each student will be tested on their ability to demonstrate, teach, and provide feedback through error detection and corrections.

The Level 1 course offers hands-on training, students will receive comprehensive training on the fundamental elements of mountain biking. Level 1 participants will create a foundation for teaching mountain bike skills clinics including personal riding skills, proper form, systematic methods, and terminology.

Level 1 Prerequisites:

  • Current First Aid & CPR certificate
  • Wilderness First Aid certification is strongly recommended
  • Three or more years of mountain bike experience
  • Volunteer work or work experience in the bike-related industry
  • BICP Ride Leader Certification
  • At least 18 yrs. old
  • Good communication skills
  • A strong desire to help others have more fun and progress safely
  • Ability to perform basic trailside repairs (flat tires, broken chains, and shift adjustments)
  • Fluent in the English language including reading and speaking

Course topics:

  • Instructor Best Practices
  • Skills Analysis
  • Introduction to Instruction
  • Fundamental Skills

The certification holder must maintain their annual membership dues.

This certification holder must maintain 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:

Orlando Pioche

Outdoor Facility Location:

Northern Navajo Medical Center ( area to be determined)

Inclement Weather:



La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Farmington-675 Scott Ave, Farmington, NM 87401

Bike Shop:

Hub Bicycles Shop-705 S Allen Ave, Farmington, NM 87401

We respectfully acknowledge that this course will take place on the traditional territories of the Diné Bikéyah, Pueblos, and the Núu-agha-tʉvʉ-pʉ̱ (Ute) whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.