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Level 2 Basic Skills Instructor Certification Course - Boulder, CO

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Hands on training for conducting beginner to intermediate level coaching, and preparation for leading group rides or MTB guiding in the back country. Hosted by the Boulder Mountainbike Alliance ( and Valmont Bike Park.

Course Length= 3.25 days  (28 Hrs)BMA Logo

Course Price = $732 USD (Current IMBA member rate)

Completion of the course with passing the two practical exams and the written test will qualify an individual to:

  • Lead individual or group mountain bike rides
  • Provide mountain bike instruction on basic bike handling skills
  • Provide private instruction for beginner and intermediate level riders through clinics, camps, events
  • Provide appropriate basic bike set-up recommendations
  • Support IMBA-ICP Instructor Trainers at clinics/camps/events            

Qualifications = Basic First Aid and CPR.  Must be at least 18 years old.      

Skills Covered = Neutral and Ready Positions, Bike/Body Separation, Braking, Shifting, Turning, Climbing, and more.

Technical Qualifications =  5+ years mountain biking experience, good communication and personable skills, passionate about riding and a strong desire to help others have more fun and progress safely.  Participants should be advanced riders who are looking for training in how to work with others and provide instruction.  Although you will learn something no matter what your ability level is, the course should not be taken as a clinic for personal riding skills. It is NOT a requirement to have the Level 1 certification.

Other Information =  All Level 2 certification courses will cover the material for being a Ride Guide in addition to a Basic Skills Instructor. 

Go HERE for information about obtaining mountain bike instructor insurance.

A manual is included in the course fee.

Thursday's session is 5-8pm (classroom setting)

Friday-Sunday are 9-5pm with an hour break for lunch.

A detailed schedule will be emailed prior to the course.

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.

August 8th, 2013 5:00 PM   through   August 11th, 2013 5:00 PM
Level 2 Certification Course ($732 for current IMBA members) $ 814.00

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