Regional Development coaching
BMX EAST DEVELOPMENT CENTRE COACHING PROGRAMME 2019/20 SESSION 1
WHEN: 12th October 1000-1400
WHERE: Birchwood High School, Parsonage Lane, Bishop’s Stortford CM23 5BD
REGISTRATION – Online only, closes at 2355 on 9th October https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/events/details/215510/British-Cycling-Pathway-Development-Centre-BMX—East-Anglia-Zone-1-1
The first of the 2019/20 Development Centre Coaching Programme sessions is open to all EA Club members aged between 12-15 (born 2005-2008), who have completed a full regional race season (minimum 5 summer regionals).
The goal of the first session is to develop and assess EA riders Core Skills (Wheelie, Manual, Bunny Hop, Sprint, Cornering) based on the Development Centre criteria below and to ASSESS QUALIFYING RSR RIDERS TO BE NOMINATED FOR THE 2020 RSR PROGRAMME. The session will be on flat pedals only.
DEVELOPMENT CENTRE CRITERIA
· Riders have transferred past moto stage at regional level.(RIDER’S RACING UP AGE GROUPS, this will be taken into consideration )
· Riders are competing at national level events.
· Riders are attending club coaching sessions.
· Riders show a willingness to progress.
· Riders have a suitable level of enthusiasm and self-motivation.
· Riders can change their own pedals.
· Riders can bring correct kit bag and equipment needed for the session.
Riders can perform the following techniques and measurements.
· 50m sprint under 8 seconds.
· Manual at least 2 metres.
· Wheelie at least 2 meters.
· Bunny hop height at least 10 inches.
This will be the ONLY opportunity for riders to have their data collected for DEVELOPMENT CENTRE AND RSR PROGRAMMES before Xmas 2019. One further “MOP UP” date for RSR data collection will be available in early 2020 in Braintree. There will not be any other data collection methods accepted.
The sessions will be delivered by Julian Allen and Gavin Stokes. Jools and Gav have been involved with the RSR pathway since 2011 and have a wealth of experience in rider development and progression.
Once the Core skills data session is completed, riders who are eligible for the rest of the 2019/20 Development Centre programme will be contacted in due course.
There will also be an INTRODUCTION TO DEVELOPMENT CENTRE PROGRAMME for 8-12 year olds. The dates, venues and events will be shared when confirmed.
If you have any further questions regarding the British Cycling Development Pathway Coaching Programme please comment below, speak to your club coach, drop me a PM or email firstname.lastname@example.org
British Cycling run BMX related training courses, which may interest you.
British Cycling Coach Education run Level 1 and 2 Coaching Award which may interest riders and parents alike:
The BC Level 1 Coaching award is an entry level award and aimed at people entering into cycle coaching for the first time. It is a generic course – not just BMX – but does give coaches the basic skills and knowledge to provide quality sessions to riders at the grass roots level. This course is a 2 day course with a period of about 4 weeks between each day. Participants are required to have a valid First Aid certificate or proof of enrolment on a suitable scheme. This course is open to anyone aged 16 years or over and at the end of day 2 and providing the participant has passed the theory and practical assessments they should leave the course able to begin coaching within the limitations of the course and providing you maintain membership of British Cycling and a valid First Aid qualification the insurance package will be available. Further courses such as Level 2 Generic and Level 2 Discipline Specific following on from this are available and for more information about these please contact Coach Education at British Cycling.