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BICP Level 1 Certification

April 30 @ 8:00 am - May 2 @ 5:00 pm


$650

Level 1 Certification – Fundamental Skills Instructor

Length: A 3-day course

Time: 8 am – 5 pm

Dates: Friday, April 30 – Sunday, May 2

Cost: $650 USD, includes the cost of the online Ride Leader course.

(Current BICP Ride Leaders should contact administration for subsidized pricing prior to registering)

In order to pass the BICP Level 1 course, participants must demonstrate an understanding of the material, perform a suitable teaching simulation, and pass a written test. Each student will be tested on their ability to demonstrate, teach, and provide feedback through error detection and corrections.

The Level 1 course offers hands-on training, students will receive comprehensive training on the fundamental elements of mountain biking. Level 1 participants will create a foundation for teaching mountain bike skills clinics including personal riding skills, proper form, systematic methods, and terminology.

Completion of the course, in addition to passing a practical exam, will qualify an individual to:

  • Instruct individual or group mountain bike skills clinics in a professional, systematic, and safe manner
  • Assess the level of each rider in their group through a pre-ride observation session
  • Assess and diagnose common errors within each rider’s fundamental skills
  • Prepare and implement teaching plans, progressions, and goal planning for future skills clinics
  • Make responsible choices when instructing mountain bike skills clinics

Level 1 Prerequisites:

  • Current First Aid & CPR certificate
  • Wilderness First Aid certification strongly recommended
  • Three or more years of mountain bike experience
  • Volunteer work or work experience in the bike-related industry
  • BICP Ride Leader Certification
  • At least 18 yrs. old
  • Good communication skills
  • A strong desire to help others have more fun and progress safely
  • Ability to perform basic trailside repairs (flat tires, broken chains, and shift adjustments)
  • Fluent in the English language including reading and speaking

Course topics:

  • Instructor Best Practices
  • Skills Analysis
  • Introduction to Instruction
  • Fundamental Skills

Level 1 Ride Standards

  • The certification holder must maintain their annual membership dues.
  • This certification holder must maintain a current basic First Aid / CPR training certification.                      
  • The Certification is valid for 4 years from the date issued.
  • An in-person recertification course is required every 4 years.

*A manual and all course documents are included in the course fee.

REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT CLOSES March 15, 2021

Host Information:

Arrowhead Bike Farm
Travis Brown
[email protected]

Name & Address of the Outdoor Facility:
Arrowhead Bike Farm – 8263 Gatewood Rd, Fayetteville, WV 25840

Lodging Options:
Arrowhead Bike Farm – camping available on site

Bike Shop:
Arrowhead Bike Farm – 8263 Gatewood Rd, Fayetteville, WV 25840

Details

Start:
April 30 @ 8:00 am
End:
May 2 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
$650
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Organizer

Arrowhead Bike Farm
Phone:
(304) 900-5501
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Venue

Arrowhead Bike Farm
8263 Gatewood Rd
Fayetteville, WV 25840 United States
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Phone:
(304) 900-5501
Website:
https://arrowheadbikefarm.com/