Level 1 Certification – Fundamental Skills Instructor
Length: A 3-day course
Time: 8 am – 5 pm
Dates: Friday, August 26 – Sunday, August 28, 2022
Cost: $650 USD, including the cost of the online Ride Leader course.
(Current BICP Ride Leaders should contact administration for subsidized pricing prior to registering)
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
- 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.
REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT CLOSES August 1, 2022
Falling Creek Park– 1257 County Farm Rd, Bedford, VA 24523
Inclement Weather Plan:
Pavillion on site
Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport – 5202 Aviation Dr. NW, Roanoke, VA 24012
The BICP has a corporate discount through Wyndham Hotels & Resorts
Bike Shop/ Rentals:
Blackwater Bike Shop-18869 Forest Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502
We respectfully acknowledge that this course will take place on the traditional territories of the Occaneechi whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.
|BICP L1 Certification-Bedford, VA - August 26-28, 2022||$65.00 / year for 4 years and a $585.00 sign-up fee|