FUNDAMENTAL SKILLS INSTRUCTOR
Length: A 1-day course
Time: 8 am – 5 pm
Dates: Friday, August
Cost: $325.00. + $65 annual membership dues.
This course introduces stability and biomechanics, teaching strategy, site selection, goal setting, proper demonstrations, teaching points, keywords, progressions, and error detection for Fundamental skills.
Our Expectations: At this stage, we expect to see that as a rider you have mastered the Fundamental Elements and can demonstrate and teach ANY of the Level 1 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 PLATFORM/FLAT PEDALS.
Ideally, you have been instructing riders, friends, clients, etc. for the past four years or more. If not, we strongly recommend that you offer some clinics in order to sharpen your abilities in these areas.
You will be tested on the following:
- Fundamental Elements
- Skill Description
- Teaching Points
- Group Management
- Error Detection and Corrections
- Leadership & Professional Conduct
Level 1 Course Skills:
- Neutral Position/Ready Position
- Bike/Body Separation
- Riding Straight Lines
- Small Circles
- Rock Dodge
- Seated Climb
- Standing Climb
- Crouched Climb
- Restarting on a Climb
- Climbing Dismount
- Braking on Descents
- Descending Dismount
- Roll Down
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 1 course, participants must pass a pretest, demonstrate an understanding of the material, perform a suitable teaching simulation, and pass a final written exam.
REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT CLOSES August 6, 2021.
MORE (Mid-Atlantic Off-Road Enthusiasts)
Name & Address of Outdoor Facility:
South Germantown Mountain Bike and BMX Pump Track
Located along the Hoyles Mill Trail
Boyds, Maryland 20841
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Germantown
20260 Goldenrod Ln, Germantown, MD 20876
Bike Shops / Rentals:
Germantown Cycles Bicycle Shop
12619-L, Wisteria Dr, Germantown, MD 20874
|BICP L1 Crossover -Boyds, MD - August 20, 2021||$65.00 / year for 4 years and a $325.00 sign-up fee|