Thornbridge; Derbyshire - Trail Leadership Award (Public)

Course Details
Course Dates: 
17 October 2014 - 5:30pm - 19 October 2014 - 5:30pm
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Mountain Bike Leader

Learn the skills to guide group rides on off-road routes.
Group being led through the trees by a CTC Mountain Bike Leader
Key Content: 

Mountain biking is one of the most accessible, enjoyable introductions to group cycling. CTC's Mountain Bike Leader course enables you to lead groups on gentle terrain - less than 600m above sea level and without the need for riders to steer a path around obstacles.  The course includes tuition for your own off-road skills, and assessment of your new-found skills.


Course outcomes: 

This course will equip you to:

  • Lead groups of adults, young people and children on rides
  • Manage groups with a range of riding experience 
  • Prepare for rides, anticipate and minimise safety factors
  • Develop and apply risk assessments, operating procedures and dynamic risk management
  • Provide fun, engaging and developmental sessions for your participants
  • Understand access rights across the UK and beyond
  • Complete and review rides, using self-reflective principles
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Thornbridge Outdoors

Thornbridge Outdoors Centre building

Great Longstone
DE45 1NY

Thornbridge Outdoors is Sheffield's Outdoor Education Centre. Providing a range of outdoor activity, education and environmental development opportunities for school and youth groups, Thornbridge used to be part of Thornbridge Hall. The 19th century sections remain Grade 2 listed and the centre is now split into three distinct facilities: the Farm, the Lodge, and the fully equipped campers' block.




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