Special Events

Head for the Hills is constantly working hard to deliver regular development programs, but every now and then something super special pops up! Guest coaches, trips and opportunities to ride with the pro’s all live on this page.

Connor Fearon demonstrates line choice through corners

Connor Fearon in a guest coaching session

National Parks and Wildlife Service SA – Park of the Month

National Parks and Wildlife Service SA are showcasing the Parks of the Glenthorne Precinct in the Park of the Month program for September! To celebrate, we are offering mountain biking skills clinics in O’Halloran Hill Recreation Park on September 29.

Beginner MTB Skills Clinic

This clinic will teach participants bike handling & control skills in a 2 hour session led by Head for the Hills Coaches. The course will cover basic mountain biking techniques and include a guided ride so participants can put their new skills to use!

Recommended Age:9 – 13 years
Ability:Beginner

Details

Details for the beginner clinic are:

Date & Time: Friday October 8, 9am – 11am
Recommended Age: 9 – 13 years
Cost: $20 per rider
Bike & Helmet Hire Available: $15 per session (Please select during booking)
minimum rider height 130cm
Venue: O’Halloran Hill Recreation Park (map here)

Topics Covered

The beginner clinic is designed for riders with little to no mountain biking experience. We will cover topics such as:

  • Balance & control skills
  • Correct body position
  • Braking techniques
  • Navigating small obstacles

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Riders must be able to ride on 2 wheels confidently to complete this clinic.
  • Participants who wish to use their own bike should ensure that their bike has gears, large diameter wheels (24″ or above) and is in good working order.

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Intermediate MTB Skills Clinic

This clinic will teach participants mountain biking skills and techniques in a 2 hour session led by Head for the Hills Coaches. The course will cover intermediate mountain biking techniques and include a guided ride so participants can put their new skills to use!

Recommended Age:9 – 13 years
Ability:Intermediate

Details

Details for the intermediate clinic are:

Date & Time: Friday October 8, 11:30am – 1:30pm
Recommended Age: 9 – 13 years
Cost: $20 per rider
Bike & Helmet Hire Available: $15 per session (Please select during booking)
minimum rider height 130cm
Venue: O’Halloran Hill Recreation Park (map here)

Topics Covered

The intermediate clinic is designed for riders with some mountain biking experience. We will cover topics such as:

  • Cornering skills
  • Navigating obstacles
  • Body position
  • Riding Actively

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