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Event Name: Junior Dirt Skills 2019 - June 23rd - Fox Creek
Event Location: Fox Creek mountain Bike Park
Event Date(s): 23/06/2019 - 23/06/2019
Online registration opens on:   21/05/2019 at 7:00 AM (SA time)
Online registration closes on:   16/06/2019 at 8:00 PM (SA time)
Registration Fees:   From $20.00 to $20.00

Event Contact Details

Event Organiser: Adelaide Mountain Bike Club
Contact Name: Kevin Pullen
Contact Phone Number: 0412198042
Contact Email: juniordirtskills@gmail.com
Event Website:

Instructions

Junior Dirt Skills

Class Summary (June 23rd - 2019)

JDS Winter Skills Session #2: Fox Creek Mountain Bike Park

(Croft Road - Triangle Carpark)

4-7yrs: 9-10am  /  7-12yrs: 10:30-12pm  /  13-16yrs: 10:30-12pm 

Sign On - 20mins Prior to Class Start

(All registered participants will be e-mailed with days final schedule and groups during the week prior)



The Junior Dirt Skills Program is a joint initiative of the Port Adelaide Cycling Club and the Adelaide Mountain Bike Club.

 Our main aim is teach children the skills and etiquette to increase their competence, confidence, and enjoyment of riding bikes in natural and off-road environments.

 The classes cater for girls and boys aged from 4 to 16 years and is tailored and structured to suit their various abilities.

 MTBA trained Level 0 coaches (and other qualified coaches) will deliver the clinics with assistance from some parents/guardians. Coaches will have all the necessary qualifications to deliver this level of coaching. For details, visit: www.mtba.asn.au/development/coaching

 

Our Approach

We are dedicated to fostering a safe and fun atmosphere that nurtures a love for cycling and the outdoors. We want to make it fun. One of the great joys in life is riding a bike, something we never forget. Most current research shows the best way to develop young riders is to focus on their skills and ensure they are in a fun environment to keep them interested and developing.

  

Skills Learned:

  • Bike handling

  • Descending skills

  • Clearing obstacles

  • Bike safety

  • Proper technique

  • Race craft and etiquette  

Related topics covered:

  • Bike care

  • Nutrition & Hydration 

  • Respect for the outdoors

  • Respect for the Trails

  • Respect for other trail users and riders

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