After School Skills
Head for the Hills runs after school mountain bike skills programs for kids wanting to try mountain biking as well as those looking to develop their skills. Lessons are based in mountain bike parks around the Mitcham area and are designed for kids aged 10 to 14. There are no pre-requisites for participants and the program is perfect for beginners, so long as they can ride confidently on two wheels.
Register Now for Term 1 2020
We are currently taking registrations for the After School Mountain Bike Skills Program in Term 1, 2020. You can register your interest below. The cost per rider is $219 and a non-refundable $50 deposit* will be taken upon registration.
The After School MTB Skills program runs each term for approximately 8 weeks depending on term length. Sessions are held on Thursday afternoons and groups will be arranged according to age, experience and skill level. The program focuses on the key skills of mountain biking and will develop the students:
- Bike handling and balance
- Control and trail reading
- Technique (discipline independent)
Students will also learn about the non-practical aspects of mountain biking, including:
- Trail etiquette for shared-use networks
- Risk assessment and management skills
- Knowledge of participation opportunities
Key Details - Term 1 2020 Program
|Ages:||10 - 14 years|
|Session Duration:||1.5 hours (9 sessions total)|
|Dates:||Thursday Afternoons starting February 6|
|Time:||4:15pm - 5:45pm|
|Bike & Helmet Hire Option:||$119 for the entire program or $20 per session|
* Booking deposit is non-refundable.
We are now taking registrations for the Term 1, 2020 program.
We will email all applicants closer to the closing date with any updated information including session times. Final groups may not be confirmed until after the initial session as we may need to asses ability level and make adjustments to ensure the best outcome and learning environment for all participants.
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If you have any questions or would like further information, please feel free to contact us.