BICP L2 Certification – Boston Heights, OH – September 16-18, 2022


Level 2 Certification – Intermediate Skills Instructor 

Length: A 3-day course

Time: 8 am – 5 pm

Dates: Friday, September 16 – Sunday, September 18, 2022

Cost: $650.00 USD. All participants must be in good standing with annual dues.

The Level 2 course offers hands-on training, students will receive comprehensive training on the fundamental elements of mountain biking. Level 2 participants will create a foundation for teaching mountain bike skills clinics including personal riding skills, proper form, systematic methods, and terminology.

Level 2 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 Level 1 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

You will be tested on the following:

  • Fundamental Skill
  • Intermediate Skills
  • Skill Description
  • Teaching Points
  • Demonstrations
  • Group Management
  • Error Detection and Corrections
  • Progressions
  • Communication
  • Leadership & Professional Conduct

In order to pass the BICP Level 2 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.

Level 2 Course Topics:

  • Fundamental Skill review
  • Skills analysis
  • Effective teaching
  • Error detection and correction
  • Skill progressions
  • Creating teaching plans

The certification holder must be current with their BICP annual membership dues.

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:

Ride Inspired Coaching

Catherine Neff


Outdoor location:

Matthews Thomas Park -6737 Olde 8 Rd, Hudson, OH 44236

Inclement Weather Plan:
we will have a shelter if needed

Closest Airport:

Cleveland Hopkins International Airport-5300 Riverside Dr, Cleveland, OH 44135

Lodging Information:

Baymont by Wyndham Boston Heights/Hudson – 6731 Industrial Pkwy, Hudson, OH 44236
Staybridge Suites Akron-Stow-Cuyahoga Falls, an IHG Hotel – 4351 Steels Pointe, Stow, Ohio, 44224

The BICP has a corporate discount through Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

Bike Shop/ Rentals:

All Around Cyclery (closed Sunday) – 46 Ravenna St ste c-5, Hudson, OH 44236
Eddys Bike Shop Stow – 3707 Darrow Rd, Stow, OH 44224

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