Five friends share a private session

Andy, Jules, Gill, Marcus and Scott arrived as arranged and The skills check showed me the areas that needed work. I worked hard on body positioning and footwork before adding looking so they had enhanced control in the techniques we teach.

Overcoming obstacles on the trail like logs etc was first and they were surprised at the simplicity of it. from there we worked on cornering, riding rocks, berms, drops and jumps. Andy and Scott even rode the 6ft gap jump too.

even though they were in different places mentally and physically in the riding, I was able to progress each of them by simplle adjustments to their skills.

A brilliant session with a great bunch.

Ps, sorry I lost some of the pics somehow 🙁


The Isle of wight ladies

Jo, Nancy and Nia made the trip over the water to myself . They had hit a boundary in their riding and wanted to learn new stuff, so they thought.

I asked their backgrounds and we used that to develop their skills sets physically before working on the mental skills. Drops, drop offs, cornering, pumping, steps and linking sections were all ridden with control and their mental skills blossomed beautifully.

A fantastic session girls.



Jo, John, Andy and Keith’s private skills session


Jo, John, Andy and Keith arrived as arranged and after checking their bikes over, ran them through my skills check.

Body positioning and looking were glaring errors and then foot placement. I worked on replacing the physical errors and then I worked on the head game.

I think the pictures tell the tale of how the session unfolded. Brilliant session with a great bunch. Awesome flapjacks too.



Doug and Steve learn to fly

Doug and Steve came to us via recommendation . They wanted to gain control of mtbing and maybe even leave the planet and get some air. Well, once I had worked on their missing skills of looking and body positioning it all began to click together nicely.

Bunnyhops, jumps, drops, berms, gaps and steep drop offs were all ridden with control and the emntal skills were used to decide what to ride or not. A brilliant session unfolded.

High5 guys !

Alastair’s one to one

Alastair wanted to develop his skills set and said that he’d like to work on drops and everything else  🙂 I had to correct his body positioning and looking before applying these to the techniques we teach. A great first session for 2017.


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John’s one to one

John was my final session before xmas and what a session it was. John wanted to learn to get air and jump, something he’d never done was jump and clear a tabletop. Well, all that changed pretty quickly and the session saw him riding drops to 3ft, clearing 6ft tabletops and linking jumps on a trail along with cornering too. Cracking session and great improvements.

Happy xmas and high5!


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