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Level 1 Ride Guide Certification - Anniston, AL

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HANDS-ON TRAINING AND TESTING FOR LEADING GROUPS OR MOUNTAIN BIKE GUIDING WITH AN INTRODUCTION TO INSTRUCTION

Course Length= 2.25 days  (19 Hrs)ICP Logo

Course Price = $450 for IMBA members. $500 for non-IMBA members

Completion of the course with passing the practical exam will qualify an individual to:

  • Lead individual or group mountain bike rides
  • Assess the level of each rider in their group through a pre-ride skills assessment
  • Prepare and implement action plans in an emergency situation
  • Make responsible choices in picking trail routes for specific groups
  • Observe and correct a rider's fundamental skills (Neutral & Ready Position, Bike Body Separation, Pedal Position, Eye Movement, Braking, Steering, Speed, Gearing & Cadence, Timing & Coordination, Pressure Control)
  • Assist ICP Instructors and Instructor Trainers at clinics/camps/events

Course Requirements

  • Current First Aid and CPR certificate (see below for local provider)
  • Three or more years of mountain biking experience
  • Good communication skills with a strong desire to help others have more fun and progress safely
  • Ability to perform basic trailside repairs (flat tires, broken chains, and shifting adjustments)
     

- Go HERE for information about obtaining mountain bike instructor insurance.
- A manual is included in the course fee.
- Friday's session is 5-8pm (classroom setting)
- Saturday and Sunday are 9am-5pm with an hour break for lunch.
- A schedule will be emailed prior to the course.

REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT CLOSES MARCH 5th, 2014

Cancellation Policy = A partial refund will be given for cancellations made 14 to 21 days before the course date. Full refunds 22 days or more and no refunds 13 days or less before course start date.

Course Host = Hosted by local rider and advocate Darin Sims dsims@pinnacletrials.com

Lodging Suggestions = These companies support local cycling efforts:

In Anniston - The Victoria Inn (http://www.thevictoria.com/)
In Oxford - Courtyard by Marriott (http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/bhmaa-courtyard-anniston-oxford/)

Camping = Talladega Superspeedway , Shadyoaks Campground

Bike Shop = Contact Wig's Wheels for a bike rental or any other cycling needs.

If traveling 100 miles or more to this event check out our travel insurance.  Something every mountain biker should have!  Visit www.IMBAHealthPlans.com and click on the "Travel Insurance"

*The on-trail training will occur at Coldwater Mountain trails (designed & built by IMBA!)

Click here for the 2014 schedule of ICP events.
 

March 14th, 2014 5:00 PM   through   March 16th, 2014 5:00 PM
American Red Cross
1514 West 10th Street
Anniston, AL 36201
United States

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Level 1 course fee $ 500.00

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