Finding Your Feet: Core Skills

(2 customer reviews)


If you’re new to the sport or if you’ve only been riding for a short while, this session is ideal for you and can give you a huge confidence boost.

The session will break down the fundamental basics of mountain biking and hone your core skills to improve your time on the trails!


Pedalabikeaway, New Road, Coleford, UK

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Monmouth, UK



The Aim of the mountain bike core skills coaching session is to tackle the fundamentals of Mountain Biking.

All courses are based at our local trail centre PedalaBikeAway which allows us to utilise the network of trails and get the best out of our clients.

There is a maximum of six participants per session so you’ll receive plenty of group and one-to-one time with the coach.

The session is 3 hours and starts at 10 am. Please be ready to ride for 9.45am.

Topics covered during the course include

  • Body position on the bike
  • Braking
  • Weight shift
  • Future trail
  • Gears
  • Small climbs and descents

2 reviews for Finding Your Feet: Core Skills

  1. Ghizzi

    A lovely friendly, fun session, fully as anticipated and stated. Covered the basics on bike set up and safety, then ready position, future scanning and weight shifting, with some extra focus on groups specific requests and needs. I definitely feel more confident about tackling the trail and more aware of what I need to focus on and work on to enjoy riding even more! I can’t wait for the next session Flow…I would highly recommend. Cheers Windy.
    P.S. Make sure you take plenty of water and possibly a high energy snack, 3 hours in this weather, even without a particularly strenuous ride, needs it. Enjoy.

  2. Simon (verified owner)

    Rachel, the instuctor, was very professional throughout. Started with safety and basics then worked up to one dot downhill – didn’t expect that! She was really keen to give advice on bike set-up and our particular skill requirements. Some of us did the Verderer’s afterwards to put in practice what we had learnt and I had another go at the downhill, as well. Very pleased :

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