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Private Lessons on black rated trails

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Private Lesson for Advanced Level Trail Riding

Choose this lesson if you want to work on trail riding skills on Black and Double-Black (advanced) rated “tech” trails that don’t involve jumping here at Kanuga. The focus of these lessons is helping you progress your ability by intentional skill application. Tackle bigger terrain with more confidence!

Example Lessons:

  • Strategies for tackling advanced obstacles including rocks, roots, berms, rollers, steps, drops, slow tight turns, on black and double-black rated trails.

  • Refinement of body position to stay centered and have better range of motion and traction

  • Being more aggressive and pro-active in difficult terrain

  • Carrying or generating speed for faster segment times

  • Weighting and unweighting the bike for features

  • Better braking for increased control, stability, and traction

  • Better cornering through body position, braking, line choice, rotation, etc.

  • Coaching and feedback for individual obstacles and features

  • Gravity racing strategy and techniques to go faster and conserve energy

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$90 per hour for the first rider with a 2hr minimum. $50 per hour for each additional rider. You can choose between 2hr, 3hr, or 4hr duration for this lesson.

In additional to the cost of instruction, you’ll need to purchase a day pass or membership to Ride Kanuga separately at our website or in person when you arrive at our Adventure Center.

We’ll meet just outside the main Adventure Center Building. Look for your instructor in MTB Skills Factory staff clothing.

You can cancel at any time for any reason for a full refund (minus our credit card and processing fees – 5%) up until the day before your lesson. If you cancel ON the day of your lesson, we keep the deposit. You can also reschedule your lesson for no additional cost up until the day before your lesson.

Questions? email: info@mtbskillsfactory.com

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