Fundamentals of Mountain Bike Leadership

(4 customer reviews)

£295.00

Training and Assessment combined

Fundamentals of mountain bike leadership is British Cycling’s newest entry level leadership award and the entry point for aspiring mountain bike leaders.

A new, accessible mountain bike leadership course where leadership principles take centre stage. This 2 day training and assessment course has been developed by experts from the outdoor industry to enable you to lead groups of children, young people and adults in easy to moderate off-road environments.

This award is ideal for anyone who either works in the outdoor sector, volunteers at a club or has a personal interest in gaining additional mountain bike skills.

Cost includes:
  • Registration to British Cycling leadership scheme,
  • 8hr Child protection training, 
  • British Cycling leadership resources
  • 14hrs of face to face tutorial

Majority courses are run from Pedalabikeaway, Forest of Dean. If you would like us to run a course at your site please drop us an emailContact

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Course overview

The Fundamentals of Mountain Bike Leadership Award is a new, accessible mountain bike leadership course where leadership principles take centre stage. This British Cycling course has been developed by experts from the outdoor industry to enable you to lead groups of children, young people and adults in easy to moderate off-road environments

As a new leader, beginning your mountain bike leadership journey, this award will enable you to gain the tools and understanding to become a good safe leader. This course develops your skills in preparing for led rides, route planning, simple trailside repairs and managing accidents and emergencies all underpinned by transformational leadership techniques.

Developed in partnership between British Cycling and experts in the outdoor adventure leadership industry, this course is ideal for anyone who wants to lead groups using mixed road and off-road environments from urban fringe and gravel tracks to open countryside, woodland and up to most trail centre blue routes.  Schools and colleges, activity centres, groups, clubs or those looking to begin their mountain bike leadership journey whether paid or voluntary – this is your award!

The Fundamentals of Mountain Bike Leadership Award can be used as a standalone qualification, or as the optional first rung on the Mountain Bike Leadership Award pathway.

Please Note:
For the award to be fully complete and access the British Cycling insurance you will need to complete the following in full
  • Complete the BC  online learner before the 2 day practical course
  • 2 day training course with a BC tutor
  • Off road logbook, this could be Strava account, Garmin account or written as diary entry’s, this should shown to the tutor on the 2 day practical course
  • 16hr Outdoor 1st aid training course
  • Evidence of safe guard training: This is included in the course, but if you have already completed some safe guard training, this can be used in most cases

 

4 reviews for Fundamentals of Mountain Bike Leadership

  1. Tom

    Great course with a good amount of practical work backed up with the appropriate theory. Windy was a fantastic instructor!

    • David Windebank

      Huge thanks Tom. Great to have you along on the course.

  2. James Watson BC Level2 coach (verified owner)

    Absolutely fantastic couple of days with Windy (David), loads of practical with lots of on the bike time , the instructor was spot on with clear delivery of instructions.
    Most of all it was FUN …..
    See you soon

  3. James Watson BC level 2 coach (verified owner)

    Absolutely fantastic couple of days with Windy (David), loads of practical with lots of on the bike time , the instructor was spot on with clear delivery of instructions.
    Most of all it was FUN …..
    See you soon

    • David Windebank

      James, Thanks for the feedback. Catch up soon

  4. Glyn Badham

    Very good couple of days Windy has a very calm relaxed style managing to get his teaching points across in a stress free manner. We felt safe and well looked after at all times. Well done and thanks again for a great couple of days

Resources to help:

Ordnance Survey – The basics of map reading

Mountain Bike Leadership Card Pack – Tools, Casualty card, and calling for help

PDF Version: British Cycling Log Book

Safe Guarding: Link to Course

Safe Guarding awareness: FAQ

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