British Cycling MTB Leaders Conference
  • Plas y Brenin
  • 2 Days
  • 10 People to 1 instructor

British Cycling MTB Leaders Conference

  • Bike
  • Mountain Biking
  • All Skill Levels
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Overview

Open to all MTB leaders, this two day workshop based event will provide you with an opportunity to meet leaders from all corners of the country to network and share knowledge. Following the success of last year’s event there will be a mixture of workshops designed to help improve your practical skills as a mountain bike leader and to improve your knowledge and understanding of the outdoor sector and consumer market we operate in. British Cycling staff will be on hand to provide essential updates and news on developments and a highly experienced team of tutors will deliver a range of practical workshops. Our keynote presentation will focus on the latest insight gained from recent work with British Cycling. Kelly Gordon was commissioned to undertake an extensive survey of mountain bike leaders, and run a whole series of focus groups, to find out what support they needed. The overwhelming finding from this work was mountain bike leaders need help to better understand their customers. The presentation will also cover ‘what riders want from a leader’. Packed with information relating to these findings it will provide a greater understanding of potential customer profiles and markets. This information is essential to anyone working in both commercial and voluntary capacity wishing to understand what riders want from their leader.

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Can I book privately?

Yes. If you would like to book a private course then give us a call to discuss your needs.

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The Objectives

To offer an exciting package of workshops that will provide essential CPD for existing mountain bike leaders to:

  • Update on latest British Cycling developments
  • Provide essential information to help develop and improve their businesses
  • Provide latest insight on MTB around the UK
  • Provide unique networking opportunities to share knowledge and experience with other providers
  • Provide specific training in latest practices of MTB coaching & skills delivery

Itinerary

* Please note: Itinerary is subject to weather and availability.

Business insight


Presentation of the latest insight from Kelly Gordon's recent work with British Cycling.

Trailside fixes refresher


Essential for any leader heading off road.

MTB 1st Aid


‘Hands-on’ focussing on injuries and problems typical of MTB environment.

Navigation


Refresh and develop your navigation skills whilst leading groups.

Preparing for assessment


What to expect and how best to prepare.

L2 to L3 what’s it all about?


All the information you’ll require to help make the next step on the British Cycling Leadership ladder.

Award updates


British Cycling staff will be on hand over the weekend to help answer your questions.

Personal skills coaching


Skills and techniques you would like to develop.

Leadership for technical terrain


Further your skills and confidence in leading on more technical terrain and steep trails.

Working as a commercial guide


How to operate as a commercial guide.

Life as a MTB guide


A light hearted look at life as a MTB leader!

Experience Required

This is for anyone that’s involved in MTB leadership and guiding.

Great opportunity to network, share knowledge and gain some eseential information to help improve your leadership and ability to offer the best customer experience!

Pete Catterall

WE WANT TO HELP YOU FOCUS ON GETTING THE MOST FROM THE EVENT. SO IF YOU'RE STAYING WITH US, COMFORTABLE ACCOMMODATION (WITH WIFI INCLUDED) AND HOME-COOKED MEALS ARE PART OF THE DEAL, YOU DON'T NEED TO THINK ABOUT SORTING THIS OUT FOR YOURSELF. SUPPORT IS ON HAND FROM OUR FRIENDLY, AND EXCEPTIONALLY WELL QUALIFIED STAFF WHO WILL BE DELIVERING THE WORKSHOPS. YOU'LL ALSO BE ABLE TO USE ANY BIKE TOOLS AND RESOURCES YOU WANT.

What do I need to bring?
Equipment List
How should I prepare?
Preparation guide
Wanting something a bit more paper based?
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Course Schedule

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This course will help you become

A better mountain bike leader with improved business knowledge. This event will provide essential CPD for any MTB bike leader and an opprotunity to gain essential insight tohelp improve your offer to your customers.

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