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MTB intermediate skills course

Intermediate Yogi MTB Skills course This will consist of the following sessions. 1. Mon evening 13th April @ 6:30pm until 8:30pm Central Park 2. Tuesday evening 21st April @ 6:30pm until 8:30pm Cann Woods 3. Sunday Day 26th April – 10am to 3pm approx Dartmoor (location to be decided, but probably Burrator area) Ideally those that attend will do all the sessions as we will make them a progression of skills. We will take up to 10 people on the course. Priority will be given to those that did not attend the advanced days, and that already ride regularly with … Read more…

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MTB Coaching sessions

** NOTE DATE CHANGE for Advanced Coaching days**

The club survey last year indicated that many MTB members would like some training. We are intending to provide this in two levels to try and cover as many of the regular club riders as possible. We have secured funding through the committee to be able to heavily subsidise the advanced course from club funds, whilst the intermediate course will be internally provided at zero cost to members.

The aim of the courses are to improve people’s general technique at all levels in typical riding situations, but also to help those that race XC.
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Improving Your Cycling Performance: Talk and Discussion Evening – Friday 18th Oct

We often get questions from members about how they can improve their cycling performance and train more effectively. David Fletcher, one of our qualified British Cycling club coaches, has coordinated with the Committee to provide a presentation and discussion evening covering subjects such as training theory, nutrition and generally how to get the most out of the miles you are putting in. As well as the presentation and discussion, David will be on hand to talk to members one-to-one about specific training and rider development questions that they want answered. This event is free, and open to all members (and … Read more…

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Plymouth Youth Cycling

Cycle Coaching for 12-16 year olds Coaches from clubs across Plymouth have joined together to form ‘Plymouth Youth Cycling’ to create a platform for youths to get themselves into MTB, Road or Cyclocross Cycling. There are separate weekly sessions for Road and Mountain Biking For more information see the Plymouth Youth Cycling Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/465344983555997/ Contact details: Maddie Horton – MTB: plymouthyouthmtb@gmail.com Sorrelle Johnson – Road: plymouthyouthroad@gmail.com As a sample in case you don’t have facebook… Maddie Horton Tomorrow’s mountain bike session will be on front wheel lifts / manuals, and altering pace to get up short sharp banks.  5pm … Read more…

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