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Ride Leading & Teaching MTB Skills (Brighton June)

June 9 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


This course is required for all adults who will be riding with students in a Leadership Role (Ride Leader) and Level 2 Coaches. Each practice must have a Level 2 Coach present.

Learn how to effectively manage and coach the students in your program with this one-day coach training. This course offers hands-on training for leading rides and managing group situations on an open trail system with the emphasis on leading youth rides. Course topics include group management, trail etiquette, safety and emergency preparedness. Curriculum includes breaking down and practicing basic bike skills, drills, bike games and tips for working with kids.mes and tips for working with kids.

The courses will be facilitated by Melissa Werkman, MMBA Executive Director, MiSCA Board Member, and IMBA Level 1 Certified Coach. Additional instructors, including Heather McNamara will be present. Certifications offered by other organizations such as IMBA, NICA, or PMBI will fulfill this requirement.

Prerequisite: It is recommended (not required) that you complete all other coaching requirements before attending the in-person training. Visit MiSCAbike.org/coach for more details on Coach Certification.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.


June 9
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Melissa Werkman
Heather McNamara


Island Lake State Recreation Area
12950 East Grand River Avenue
Brighton, MI 48116 United States
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