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Mountain Bike Skills Courses

Singletrack Improver (part 1)

A rider tackling a rocky drop-off

Why our Singletrack Improver course?

Have you reached a plateau in your mountain biking and can't seem to ride faster on technical terrain without fear of falling off? Maybe you've tried a few red graded backcountry or trail centre trails, but lacked the confidence to hit technical sections as hard as you would like?

Our Singletrack Improver (part 1) coaching course will build upon your Fundamentals to give you a toolbox of mountain bike skills that you can apply to any terrain, in any location, and any in conditions; be it a gnarly back country trail in The Lakes or classic red route at a Welsh trail centre?

Following training you will see an immediate improvement in your riding and a boost in your confidence on technical trails. You will be able to tackle rougher terrain and trickier corners with greater control and negotiate bigger trail obstacles and moderate drops with confidence and commitment.

Just wanted to let you know that since my last lesson I have been transformed. No longer am I the slow coach at the back! The lessons were fantastic and I feel so much more confident

Sabrina - Croydon

Course outline

The skills taught and practised on the Singletrack Improver (part 1) course include:

Is this course right for me?

Please read the following description. If this sounds like you, then you're perfect for this course:

If you have little or no regular off-road riding experience (less than one year), we strongly suggest that you join a Level 2 Singletrack Fundamentals course and practise regularly for at least a month to consolidate the learnings before booking this course

If this sounds beyond your current skill and fitness level, please choose our Singletrack Fundamentals course instead or have a look at our choosing the right course FAQ page.

Typical programme

Although the course is flexible it will usually keep to the following programme:

Thanks to Gary (the coach) who was a great teacher & really knew how to push me in the right way that meant I achieved exactly what I wanted to achieve!

Jo - Hove, East Sussex

At the end of your course you will receive

Upgrade to two days of coaching & riding

You may wish to consider upgrading to our Mountain Bike Improver two day course.

The Mountain Bike Improver course costs £199.00 and includes the following courses:

Visit the Mountain Bike Improver course page for more information.

Course summary

  • Duration - 5 hours
  • Maximum coaching ratio - 6:1
  • Fitness - Regular exerciser
  • Technical grade - Intermediate

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Pricing

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Key

  • 3Places remaining
  • Women only course
  • Kids course (12-16 years)
  • What's included
    • · Professional mountain bike coaching
    • · Pre-course information pack
  • What's not included
    • · Bike hire
    • · Personal clothing & equipment
    • · Overnight accommodation
    • · Meals and drinks
    • · Transfers to & from venues
    • · Travel/activity Insurance
    • · Cancellation Insurance
  • Optional Extras

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About Singletrack School

Singletrack School provide mountain bike skills coaching, mountain bike technique courses, mountain bike skills weekends, women's mountain bike skills courses, private mountain bike skills tuition, off-road skills instruction for kids and families, guided singletrack rides and cross country bike adventures in The Surrey Hills and beyond.

We also organise and deliver team building and corporate entertainment events for corporate customers, and experience days and social events for schools, clubs, youth groups, stag parties and hen parties.

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