School Holiday Mountain Bike Skills Program

School Holiday Mountain Bike Skills Program

School Holiday Junior Mountain Bike Skills Program

2 Programs – Beginners and Intermediate Level

For kids 8 and up!

Learn the finer points of riding your mountain bike with MTB Coach, Jodie Willett. Two programs that cover basic techniques in cornering, clearing obstacles, climbing, descending, along with a new intermediate level program covering techniques for more advanced riders such as technical features and working on speed and efficiency.

Your instructor:
Jodie Willett is a UCI Level 2 Coach and MTB athlete who has raced as an elite level MTB racer since 2007.  She has raced internationally in countries such as Canada, Switzerland, South Africa, Malaysia, Czech Republic, and Italy.  Jodie has been coaching MTB athletes since 2010 and completed the Level 2 UCI MTB course in Switzerland in 2014.  She has spent the past 2.5 years as the Australian National Junior development coach and loves helping people improve their mountain biking skills.

When: JANUARY 2018 SCHOOL HOLIDAYS…15th, 16th, 22nd, 23rd 29th & 30th


Beginner Program: Geilston Bay – 15th and 23rd January 2018

Intermediate Program: Glenorchy MTB Park – 16th and 22nd of January 2018 **29th of January just added**

Intermediate Program: Meehan Ranges/Belbins Reserve – 30th of January 2018

Time:  9am – 3pm

Price: $59 Per session

Bookings Essential


  1. This program involves riding a bike on mountain trails that often involve up hills sections.  Some riders may find the hills challenging for their fitness.  It is important that children ride their bikes frequently in the lead up to this program to build their fitness.
  2. This program requires an off-road mountain bike with front and back brakes (no pedal brakes are allowed!!), a front suspension fork, and bar ends plugs in good condition fitted to handlebars. Bikes must be in sound mechanical working order. An approved helmet is required (gloves recommended).

All participants must have a consent form completed by their parent or guardian. These should be submitted prior to the commencement of the program. You can download the form HERE 


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