FUNDAMENTAL SKILLS INSTRUCTOR
Length: A 1-day course
Time: 8 am – 5 pm
Dates: Friday, May 21, 2021.
Cost: $325.00 CDN. All participants must be in good standing with 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 16 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 and Ready Position
- Bike/Body Separation
- Riding Straight Lines
- Small Circles and Switchbacks
- Rock Dodge
- Climbing Dismount
- Seated Climb
- Standing Climb
- Crouched Climb
- Restarting on a Climb
- Descending Dismount
- Descending for Beginner to Intermediate trails
- 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 May 1, 2021
c/o Karey Watanabe
Name & Address of Outdoor Facility
Pass Powder Keg Ski Hill –12402 18 Ave, The Crowsnest Pass, AB T0K 0E0
The host will provide a shelter
The Kanata Inns – Blairmore -11217 21 Ave, Blairmore, AB T0K 0E0, Canada
Bike Shops / Rentals:
Alpenland CN -13131 20 Ave, Blairmore, AB T0K 0E0, Canada
|BICP L1 Crossover -Crowsnest Pass, AB - May 21, 2021||$65.00 / year for 4 years and a $255.00 sign-up fee|