TRAIN YOURSELF IN THE ART OF BALANCE AND LEARN THE SKILLS TO HANDLE THE TRAILS
KNOW THAT YOU CAN RIDE YOUR BIKE WITH KNOWLEDGE, PURPOSE AND SKILL
LEARN TO RIDE IN THE MOMENT, CONFIDENTLY, INSTINCTIVELY AND WITHOUT FEAR
Skills development programs designed to progress your riding over time and in a structured manner to improve both your confidence and skills.
Single session events designed to help you brush up your skills or familiarise you with trail situations that you've not encountered before.
TRAIL FAMILIARISATION RIDES
Social group rides to show you around some of the trail networks in South East Queensland with all money raised donated to nominated charities.
A series of 6 skills development programs that layer on the skills learnt in previous courses. Each individual session has been designed to deliver specific key skills that will progress your mountain bike riding from the beginner to an advanced intermediate level.
Commence at the very beginning or start at a program of your choice if you already possess a baseline of skills. Broken into 3 week blocks you're able to either continue straight onto the next course or you can consolidate the skills learnt before proceeding onto the next program.
Start riding the trails safely and with confidence by learning the right techniques to handle your mountain bike.
Our beginner programs are designed to teach riders key skills to help you enjoy riding off-road. Become confident in your ability to handle a mountain bike on single track without worrying about something going wrong.
Active & Healthy: 'Come and Try' Mountain Biking
A program for cyclists that have never ridden off road and want to learn a few key skills before setting out on the trails to figure out whether or not you'll enjoy mountain biking (but we know you will!) This course introduces you to fundamental mountain bike skills and familiarise them with green trails.
The 'Come and Try" Mountain Biking course is part of the City of Gold Coast's Active and Healthy program and is designed to help new riders discover the joys and health benefits of mountain biking. It consists of 3 x 1 hr sessions at a special rate of $10. Limited to a maximum of 16 per course.
Intro to MTB Riding Skills
Our Grade 1 Mountain Bike Skills Development Program is designed for riders who have some off-road riding experience but want to start taking their riding further by learning the correct mountain bike riding techniques.
The Intro to MTB Riding Skills Program consists of 3 x 1.5 hr sessions for $135. Participants are limited to a maximum of 8 per course.
Core Skills Program
Challenge yourself to advance your skills and abilities to ride more difficult trails with confidence.
The Core Skills Program is aimed at riders who have experience riding green and easy blue trails and are seeking to take up the challenge of riding more challenging trails.
The Program is divided into 2 x 3 Week Courses: the Grade 2 Core Skills B - Line Sessions and Grade 3 Core Skills A - Line Sessions. The individual Core Skills Courses have been designed so that participants are able to progress immediately from the B - Line to the A - Line course or take a break in between to consolidate skills learnt in the first program.
Each course consists of 3 x 2 hr sessions for $165 ($330 for the full Core Skills Program). Participants are limited to a maximum of 6 per course.
Core Skills B - Line Sessions
The Core Skills B - Line Course is a Grade 2 Program designed to teach you the skills and techniques to ride safer, faster and with greater confidence. In addition to reinforcing the foundation skills of cornering and braking, you'll work on techniques to improve your body balance, handle obstacles and ride more technical terrain.
Core Skills A - Line Sessions
The Core Skills A - Line Course is a Grade 3 Program designed to advance your existing core skills to handle more advanced obstacles and features. You'll enhance your body balance skills to handle low speed and technical manoeuvering, negotiate intermediate level drops and work on techniques to begin getting your wheels in the air.
Flow Skills Program
Discover the techniques to ride smoothly, confidently and without conscious thought to flow through technical trails.
The Flow Skills Program is for riders who have solidified their core riding skills and want to advance their riding abilities to ride more difficult trails, handle challenging obstacles and flow through technical trails.
The Program is divided into 2 x 3 Week Courses: the Grade 4 Flow Skills B - Line Sessions and Grade 5 Flow Skills A - Line Sessions. Both courses have been designed so that participants are able to progress immediately from the B - Line to the A - Line course or take a break in between to consolidate skills learnt in the first program.
Each course consists of 3 x 2 hr sessions for $195 ($390 for the full Flow Skills Program). Participants are limited to a maximum of 5 per course.
Flow Skills B - Line Sessions
The Flow Skills B - Line Course is a Grade 4 Program that teaches key techniques to help you keep your feet on the pedals in a variety of different situations to ride and flow more smoothly and with less effort through the trails. Skills learnt include advanced body balance, front and rear wheel lifting techniques, handling larger drops and jumping basics.
Flow Skills A - Line Sessions
The Flow Skills A - Line Course is a Grade 5 Program builds on the techniques learnt during the B - Line course and teaches students to combine individual skills to deal with advanced trail obstacles with flow. Skills learnt include intermediate jumping, advanced cornering, obstacle clearing, body balance, cornering and drop techniques.
Trail clinics are single sessions designed to help you refresh and apply key skills and techniques out in practical situations. Clinics generally run for about 3 hours generally starting with a skills review session before heading out onto the trails to practice applying skills to specifically chosen features. They're a great way of brushing up on a skill or refining your riding technique. Prices vary depending on the specific trail clinic.
CORE SKILLS B X CLINIC
The Core Balance Extension Trail Clinic is a single 3+ hour session aimed at riders who want to refresh their base core skills techniques through the practical application of techniques on the trails. This trail clinic focuses on showing you how to use key core skills and techniques to handle the types of features commonly found on intermediate blue trails.
CORE SKILLS ELECTRIC CLINIC
The Core Skills Electric Trail Clinic is a single 3+ hour session specifically aimed at helping riders with understanding the nuances of riding an e-bike on mountain bike trails. This trail clinic focuses showing you how to adapt key core skills and techniques to more effectively and safely ride an e-bike intermediate blue trails with confidence.
CORE SKILLS A X CLINIC
The Core Advanced Extension Trail Clinic is a 3+ hr trail session aimed at riders who want to refresh their core riding skills to progress their riding to the next level through the practical application of techniques on the trails. This trail clinic focuses on applying a variety of core skills on more challenging intermediate blue trails.
TRAIL FAMILIARISATION RIDES
Get familiar with new trails under the watchful eyes of experienced guides while helping to raise money for worthy causes.
With over 70 kilometers of single track in the Nerang National Park alone let alone what's around in South East Queensland, it's easy to get lost without knowing your way around. Trail familiarisation rides are a great way of discovering new single tracks under the guidance of experienced ride leaders.
All funds raised from the trail familiarisation rides are donated to charities that support people affected by depression or domestic violence.
MTB PERSONAL TRAINING
Personalised 1:1 MTB skills development training with photo / video analysis. Great for those looking to focus their development on a few specific skills or achieve a definitive objective.
Session rates are:
1 hr: $95
1.5 hrs: $125
2 hrs: $150
Small group coaching for 2 to 4 participants with a program specifically designed to meet your needs. A perfect way to develop what you want with a group of your friends in a more affordable manner.
Session rates are:
1 hr: $60
1.5 hrs: 90
2 hrs: $110