About this Event
On-the-Bike Skills 101: Coaches learn the progressive steps needed to teach both basic and advanced mountain biking skills, experiential teaching techniques, how to accommodate different learning styles and how to create a positive learning environment for young riders. Taught by NICA-certified skills trainers. Required for coach license Level 2 and Level 3.
This course will be completed in 2 Phases, Online via PitZone and In-Person for 3 hours at Mills Park; 1111 E William St, Carson City, NV 89701 on April 25th. You must complete both for full credit, preferably online prior to the In-Person Course. WORKING MOUNTAIN BIKES AND HELMETS ARE REQUIRED. Dress appropriately, this is an instructional course and not a “ride”. Masks are required and we will practice proper Social Distancing. Bring your own food and water, there are bathrooms available.
Once you complete OTB 101 you are not required to complete it again, however you will receive CEU’s towards your current license status.
For more Information on NICA Coach License Program: https://www.nationalmtb.org/coaches-license-program/
The Nevada League has scheduled a Wilderness First Aid/CPR course May 22 & 23 at Sunridge Golf and Recreation, 1000 Long Drive, Carson City, NV 89705. http://www.playsunridge.com/ Courses will be presented by Scott Zettelmeyer; a paramedic with REMSA and Washoe County Search and Rescue. This is a 2-day course (16hrs) and is highly recommended for Coaches and Ride Leaders and is a prerequisite for NICA Level 3. The course covers treating backcountry type injuries and illnesses and includes 2 year certifications in WFA and CPR. Course runs 9am to 5pm each day. Participants should dress comfortable and bring lunch. Cost is $150. PAYMENT MUST BE MADE WITH SCOTT at the Course. $150 Cash or CHECK. We must have at least 10 coaches attending to run the course and a max of 16.
The Course all times be either 1) 6 feet social distancing or 2) required wear a face covering.
Bring water, lunch and snacks. Course will be indoor classroom setting and outdoor, dress appropriately.