Dudley’s 2nd skills coaching session with Jedi

Dudley wanted to build on the session he had with myself back in May. I worked on his mental skills set and applying these to various sections that were on his wish list shall we say. Well, the pictures and videos show the results as I gradually pieced together the session to beyond what he thought possible but all he needed to do was apply muscle memory from his other major sport, snowboarding.

High5 dude!

 

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Stig and Rich’s session

The boys turned up and wanted to work on their jumping and maybe cornering so a jump, drop and cornering session was the order of the day.

Looking, body positioning and footwork needed correcting before I could work on their mental skills. The pics and vids show the results.

High5!

 

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Two Alex’s part one

Today’s rainy session was based on drops and jumps.

I needed to work on body positioning and looking before moving to applying their skills sets to drops up to 3fr and then worked on jumping a 6ft tabletop and gap jump.

In part two, I’ll work on judgement of distance for speed and linking jumps together.

See you soon boys.

High5!

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Paul and Brett uncover the rider inside

Paul and Brett came to me wanting to rediscover the feel for riding their mtbs like their bmx they had as kids.

The skills check showed me the areas that needed correcting physically and that left the mental skills.

We worked hard on the drop technique and that was followed by jumping a 6ft tabletop. That really brought the kid back inside them as they suddenly found the missing link they felt they were missing. They both jumped their first ever gap jump, a 6ft one and then later a 9ft step down gap.

By the end of the session they were clearing step ups and pumping and jumping sections of trail and nailing the three berms to carry speed, not lose it to gin speed to jump and style the final jump.

Awesome riding guys!

High5!

 

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24th August Jumps & drops session

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Despite the rain, today’s session turned out a good one. We worked on dropping, jumping and cornering, as you can see free from the above pictures.

nice work guys and girls!

tony (@ukbikeskills)

nath (@ukbikenath)

Cornering with Ben

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Today I focused purely on cornering and pumping, putting in place the skills missing from Bens skills set. Nice work Ben!

nath (@ukbikenath)

Neil and Eliza get some skillz

 

Neil and Eliza shared a private booking and wanted to develop in their own areas that they felt were lacking in their riding.

Well, footwork, looking and body positioning were key here and it wasn’t long before the all important mental skills were all that stood in the way of them.

Neil couldn’t bunnyhop he said but that changed in minutes. Eliza couldn’t get her front wheel in the air but that also changed. Over the next 5 or so hours we worked on applying their new skills sets to trails and obstacles found on trails.

Awesome session with a rad couple

High5!

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