Velo Store; Stone; Staffs - Trail Leadership Award (Public)

Course Details
Course Dates: 
7 April 2014 - 5:30pm - 9 April 2014 - 5:30pm
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Mountain Bike Leader

Learn the skills to guide group rides on off-road routes.
Group being led through the trees by a CTC Mountain Bike Leader
Key Content: 

Mountain biking is one of the most accessible, enjoyable introductions to group cycling. CTC's Mountain Bike Leader course enables you to lead groups on gentle terrain - less than 600m above sea level and without the need for riders to steer a path around obstacles.  The course includes tuition for your own off-road skills, and assessment of your new-found skills.


Course outcomes: 

This course will equip you to:

  • Lead groups of adults, young people and children on rides
  • Manage groups with a range of riding experience 
  • Prepare for rides, anticipate and minimise safety factors
  • Develop and apply risk assessments, operating procedures and dynamic risk management
  • Provide fun, engaging and developmental sessions for your participants
  • Understand access rights across the UK and beyond
  • Complete and review rides, using self-reflective principles
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Emerald Way, Stone Business Park,
ST15 0SR

Velo's main premises 'The Velo Store' in Stone are the base for CTC's education courses, from maintenance using the in-house, state of the art facilities to ride leaders. Cycles are available to hire and specialised equipment needed can be provided for all courses, plus advice given on suitability of products for specific tasks.




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