We offer skills clinics for women of all skill levels
Scardey Cats ClinicsOur Womens skills clinics consist of the The Scardey Cats clinics. These have been designed for women who in fact call themselves 'scardey cats' when it comes to biking. The women attending the clinics come to learn the fundamental basics including the essentials of body position, braking, gearing and bike fit. Through these basic skills it’s often the case that the women really surprise themselves to realize that mountain biking is fun and very achievable. Our skills base sessions are a perfect stepping stone to feeling confident both mentally and physically. We provide a fun atmosphere and great learning environment and as a result learning to ride becomes really fun rather than scary. The women become really supportive of each other offering constant encouragement and as a coach the immediate friendships, smiles and seeing the ladies sense of achievement is the best part of the experience.
Scardey Cats A
Scardey Cats A Clinic is designed for beginner women who are new to mountain biking or women who are looking to brush up on basic skills. Starting in a fantastic open area we introduce the fundamentals of riding, checking our equipment and learn about body position, effective braking, gear selection, ride some basic single track and have fun in the skills park.
This clinic is the perfect place to start as it’s a fun welcoming and encouraging atmosphere. Our group clinics run for 3 hours.Book a Clinic
Scardey Cats B
Beginner - Intermediate
This clinics is designed for women who have some basic riding skills and feel comfortable riding easy single track. This clinics is also suitable for graduates of the Scardey Cats A clinic. Recapping the fundamental position on the bike, we look at corners, introduce berms and small obstacles.
This is also a great clinic for any ladies that have ridden basic trails and never taken a skills clinic before.Book a Clinic
These clinics are suitable for women who are starting to ride intermediate trails. We look at cornering techniques, line choice, uphill riding techniques and small rock gardens. We work to refine the body position, look at the benefits of pumping, bike body separation and work towards more speed and momentum through the trails.
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These clinics are suitable for women wanting to progress towards more advanced trails. This clinic is perfect for ladies who feel super comfortable on riding intermediate trails and are ready to look at the black/advanced sections of trail. We look at some of the harder trails introducing skills to tackle to the more technical terrain including rock gardens, technical climbs, descents and built up obstacles on the trail.
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Kids programs and skills clinics are open for the school Term 4, Term 1 and 2 and summer holiday programs. We will be introducing the kids mtb club as way to get more kids on bikes and constantly improving skills. With a continued program we see huge advancements in kids riding and fitness and a great opportunity for the kids to get to know one another and form good riding friendships while having fun on the bikes.
Kids will be riding in groups that suit their ability with opportunities for fun races leading up to riding in the inter-school races here in the Snowy Mountains.Book a Clinic
What to bring with youA mountain bike in good running order – contact Gravity Sports, Sacred Ride for bike rentals or bike tuning.
An Australian approved bike helmet
Gloves – preferably full finger
Socks that cover ankle bones
Water and a snack – if you don’t have a water bottle cage on your bike, a hydration pack or backpack is a good alternative
Comfortable clothing suitable for riding and the prevailing weather conditions; bike shorts with a chamois are recommended; a rain coat if it is a wet day; please do not wear tank tops or sleeveless jerseys; sunglasses are recommended for eye protection
Suitable footwear (bike shoes or runners).