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Holiday Junior Workshop #1

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Holiday Junior Workshop #1

December 10 @ 9:00 am - December 12 @ 11:00 pm

AGES:

Kids 6-9 years & Youth 10-15 years

SKILL LEVEL:

Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced Riders

WHAT IS COVERED:

Day 1 – Foundation:
Core skills to develop kids mountain biking including correct body position and attack, how to corner in control, controlling the bike on rough terrain, dealing with drops and tackling obstacles on the trail all providing great foundations for riding with confidence.

Day 2 – Technical:
Day 2 gets technical with wheel lifts for tackling obstacles found on the trail, dealing with tricky trail features such as rocks and roots, assured cornering and maintaining speed into corners, how to tackle drops in the trail and flying drop offs for extra style points and introduce flow into their riding.

Day 3 – Flow:
The techniques learned on day 2 will help to ride with great flow, pumping the bike on fast flowing trails, railing berms and carrying speed into corners, we’ll cover the fundamentals of getting two wheels off the ground safely and in control, moving around on the bike to get the most out of every inch of the trail. Day 3 includes a 20min race at the end.

PROGRAMME:

08:00-08:15 pick up shuttle service at Virgin Active Green Point (optional)
08:45-09:00 Arrival at course venue, prepare bikes
09:00-10:00 Singletrack skills coaching and practice incl. warm-up ride, focus on specific riding techniques as per level and programme
10:00-10:10 Snack break
10:10-11:00 Singletrack skills coaching and practice (race on last day)
11:00-11:15 Wrap-up, pack-up bikes
11:45 Arrival at Virgin Active Green Point

RIDE LOCATIONS:

Constantia Bike Park (Day 1)
Bloemendal (Day 2)
Contermanskloof (Day 3)

WHAT’S INCLUDED:

  • Fun in the sun
  • Skills training & development
  • Trail fee
  • Snacks
  • Mechanical Support
  • Goody Bag (3 day booking only)

OPTIONAL EXTRAS:

  • Shuttle service

WHAT TO BRING:

  • A well-maintained bicycle. Inserting sludge into the tube to self-seal punctures is highly recommended.
  • Spare tubes
  • Water bottles
  • Helmet
  • Gloves & comfortable clothes for the ride
  • Sunscreen

PRICE:

R1090 for all 3 days
Shuttle Service
R300 per child

R410 for 1 day
Shuttle Service
R100 per child

NOTE:
The shuttle leaves from Virgin Active Green Point 60 mins before the beginning of the session. Please book the shuttle in advance as we have limited space.

Details

Start:
December 10 @ 9:00 am
End:
December 12 @ 11:00 pm