TBF Mountain Bike Clinic - Level 3

953 Pleasant Grove Blvd. #100
Roseville, CA 95678

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TBF Mountain Bike Camp – Level 3

Whether you ride to compete or just for fun - it’s time to get better. We’ll be focusing on specific skills throughout the clinic; building on what you’ve learned in TBF MTB Camps Level I & II, and increasing your speed, polishing technique and boosting confidence. We will start coach and rider introductions followed by a review of your riding & racing experience and goals. We will then take you through a custom bike set-up for each rider and bike.
 
It won’t all be work though…after the bike set-up at the HUB Bicycles we’ll head up to Auburn to ride world-class trails including Flood Trail, Stage Coach, Culvert and Confluence to test your skills and style.  More than just a skills class, it’s a journey of self-improvement. In addition to bike skills, this class will give you an understanding of how to better utilize your body, the importance of nutrition and hydration, how to build a training plan around your everyday life and how to peak for the important events in your season. Throughout the class, we will work with you on visualization skills and developing a strong mental fortitude. 
 
 
Level III description:
Bike set-up
Naming and understanding every part on your bike
Suspension set-up
Tire pressure
Cockpit set-up
Core skills
Wheel lifts     
Manuals & wheelies
Bunny hopping
Efficient braking
Creating grip
 
Jumps and Drops
Jumping technique
Tabletops & Doubles
Pumping & manualing jumps
Drops, natural & man made
Soaking up or scrubbing for speed
Whips, tricks & style
 
Corners
Cornering technique
Flat turns
Berms
Off camber
Squaring off, counter-steering & drifting
Carrying speed
Race techniques
 
Speed, Style and Flow
Building confidence for going fast
Riding trails blind
Jumping sections of trail
Pumping & manualing rocks & roots
Line choice & reading the trail
Braking points
 
Natural, Steep and Technical
Braking & weighting the bike
Chutes & rollers
Steep corners & switchbacks
Riding off camber
Rolling & jumping roots & rocks
Line choice
Making the trail flow by using the trail’s natural speed
Racing
Adapting your technique to trails
Riding trails blind
How to train
Preparing for an event

Your TBF MTB Level III Coaches will be:

Heath Sherratt, owner of the HUB Bicycles (USA Cycling CAT 1 National DownHill Champion, Five Time Team USA DH Racer and Cat 1 Enduro Racer and Team Captain for The Hub/Intense Enduro Team) 
Jeff Sawyer, Head Coach for TBF MTB Level I & II Skills Clinics
Cole Trickel, TBF MTB Coach, XC and DH racer
Kelly Payne, TBF MTB Coach and owner of Pure Mountain Mojo Shuttle Service
 
Included: TBF MTB Coaching, shuttle service from the HUB Bicycles, Snacks (Clif Bars, Clif Bloks, Emerald nuts) Beverages (water, FLUID Performance drink, FLUID Recovery drink, Red Bull) Lunch (Chando's Burritos).
 
 
Level III policies
 
Arrival time: Please arrive early to be ready to begin clinic on time.
 
Safety: Please bring all equipment and gear necessary to insure your safety
during the skills clinics. You need to be in good health in order to participate.
Equipment: 
 
Bike: Make sure your bike is tuned-up and operating properly.
 
Gear: helmet, gloves, glasses, shoes, shorts, jersey, pads required.
 
Changes and cancellations: All requests for changes/cancellations must be made within 48 hours of the scheduled clinic.
 
Weather: All clinics are rain or shine. In the event of severe weather your clinic session will be rescheduled.
 
Liability: All riders must sign a release of liability waiver in order to participate in clinic. Risks are inherent to mountain bike riding.
 
 
Level III requirements
Completion of TBF MTB Skills Clinic I & II
Intermediate riding and racing skills equivalent to Skills Clinics I & II
Expert level riding and racing experience

For more information about TBF Mountain Bike Camps Level 1 & 2 please contact Mark@totalbodyfitness.com

Event details and schedule

Level III timeline:
8:00 – 9:00    Meet at The Hub (meet/intro/paperwork/set-up)
 
9:00 – 9:30    Depart for Auburn
 
9:30 – 11:00  Shuttle runs on Flood / Squirrel and StageCoach Trails
 
11:00 – 11:30 Lunch (supplied by TBF)
 
11:30 – 1:30  Shuttle runs on Fuel Break / Culvert / Confluence Trails
 
1:30 – 2:00    Shuttle back to the HUB

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