Skills Coaching

This is for you if you want to improve your riding skills under the watchful guidance of a qualified Instructor. We have options for Beginners and Intermediates. Whilst we generally operate our Skills Coaching on a Guided Ride on the outstanding natural trails in the Aviemore area, we are happy to arrange to meet at other locations such as Laggan Wolftrax Trail Centre. The session generally starts at 10am with an expected finishing time of 4pm.

Beginner  - This is suitable for those new to Mountain Biking with previous cycling experience. The session will cover basic skills on easy / moderate single tracks that are equivalent to Blue / Green graded trail-centre trails. 

Basic skills sessions will typically include:

  • Developing good riding practice
  • Effective braking and gear changing
  • Adopting the ready position
  • Using the cone of movement
  • Climbing and descending

Intermediate -  This is aimed at more experienced mountain bikers. The session will cover intermediate skills on more difficult single track with steeper climbs / descents, small obstacles of roots and rocks and will include features that are equivalent to Red graded trail-centre trails. 

Our Intermediate skills sessions will typically include:

  • Manual and power assisted wheel lift 
  • Rear wheel lift
  • Manual and power assisted drop off
  • Track stand
  • Cornering
  • Pumping

Open Group Booking - if you are 16 or over (14 if with a participating adult) you can join our Beginner / Intermediate 'open group.' We currently have the following 'Open Group' dates available, you can book this online, just scroll down to the Open Group booking option and enter the date of the event you would like to attend. If these dates do not suit you you can either make an Individual (private) booking or contact us to see if we are able to set up an open group on that date. 

- No Open Group dates currently planned 

Family Group Booking - you can book your immediate family members onto a private coaching session and we will tailor the session to your  requirements.  Just let us know the location (Aviemore or Wolftrax) that suits your family.

Individual or Group Booking - you can tailor your skills coaching session to your or your groups' requirements.  Just let us know the level of difficulty (beginner / intermediate), and the location (Aviemore or Wolftrax) that suits you or your group.  

For Family, Individual and Group bookings you can book online for any of the available dates in the table below, just scroll down and select the booking option you prefer. If these dates don't suit you please contact us.

August



September

14,15,16,20,21,

22,23,27,28,29,30

October

4,5,6,7,11,12,13,

14,18,19,20,21,25,26,

27,28





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