Category Archives: Coaching

Posts about MTB Coaching or Bikeability training

Skills, trails and tea in the sunshine.

I had a lovely day out coaching at Coed y Brenin on Sunday with Hamish from Australia. The aim of the ride was ostensibly to improve Hamish’s cornering skills and help him learn to bunny hop, and we worked on … Continue reading

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A long day in the saddle….

Yesterday was a good day. During the daylight hours I rode with Mark and Stu from Bala Watersports, around some of the trails at Coed y Brenin that they were less familiar with. At various points during the ride we’d … Continue reading

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Guided Night Rides at Coed y Brenin

Fancy a go at night riding on some of the best trails in the UK? Wheelism is offering guided rides over the Christmas period (and the rest of winter) at Coed y Brenin, starting at 6pm till 8:30pm. (Mondays, Fridays, … Continue reading

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MBLA Night Riding Leader training

I spent the day and night yesterday up at Nant Bwlch yr Haearn above Betws y Coed with Jonathan from 1MTB1 being assessed for the Night Riding Module add-on to the Mountain Bike Leader qualification. It was a fun and … Continue reading

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This week’s coaching session – technical climbs and drops.

I had a good one-to-one coaching session this week at Coed y Brenin with Teresa, who wanted to improve her technical climbing skills and learn to conquer drop-offs. We first looked at movement around the bike, shifting bodyweight to aid … Continue reading

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