On-the-Bike Skills 101 – Coaches learn the progressive steps needed to teach both basic and advanced mountain biking skills, experiential teaching techniques, how to accommodate different learning styles and how to create a positive learning environment for young riders. Taught by NICA-certified skills trainers. Required for coach license Level 2 and Level 3.
This course will be completed in 2 phase: Online via NICA Pit Zone (3 hours) and In-Person for 3 hours. You must complete both for full credit, preferably online prior to the In-Person Course. WORKING MOUNTAIN BIKES AND HELMETS ARE REQUIRED. Dress appropriately, this is an instructional course and not a “ride”. Bring your own food and water, there are restrooms available.
Once you complete OTB 101 you are not required to complete it again, however you will receive CEUs towards your current license status.
For more Information on NICA Coach License Program: https://www.nationalmtb.org/coaches-license-program/