Private Coaching

Private coaching is designed around you and your needs. These coaching sessions are ideal for riders of all ages looking to advance their mountain biking skills in a one on one or small group environment. If you have a specific goal or skill you are working to tackle a private clinic is the perfect way to reach the next level with your riding.

Rates and Dates

Private Coaching: $100 per hour
$75 per hour for 4 or more hours in the same booking

Semi Private Coaching (up to 3 riders): $150 per hour
$100 per hour for 4 or more hours in the same booking

Private coaching sessions are dependent on the coaches schedule. Please contact SMBA to set up your private.

Trails

Trail selection will be made by the coach and the athlete to provide a productive session centered around the athletes or groups goals.

What to Bring

To insure a safe and pleasant day of cycling, please be sure that your child’s bike is in good working condition. Please visit Tin Shed Sports for a free safety check. Other local shops provide safety checks for a nominal fee.

  • Mountain bike
  • Weather appropriate clothing
  • Cycling gloves
  • Helmet
  • Cycling shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Backpack or hydration pack to carry the following while riding:
  • Rain jacket/Layers
  • Water
  • Spare tube (check the tube size and valve type)
  • Sunscreen
  • Snacks and Lunch depending on the length of the session

Nutritious Items that hold up on the trail include:
Nut butters, jerky, apples, oranges, energy bars, dried fruit, nuts, string cheese, hummus, pretzels, cold pizza, burritos, carrots, celery, radishes, sugar snap peas, sliced bell peppers, and sandwiches.

Please avoid:
Most dairy products (e.g. yogurt, milk, soft cheese), fragile fruit (e.g. bananas, strawberries, grapes), sodas, mayonnaise, and high sugar snacks. SMBA does not allow athletes to consume caffeine at SMBA practices, races or camps.

Day in a Life

Drop Off: Drop of locations will be decided by you and your private coach. At drop off your coach there to great you. Athletes are asked to arrive on time. This is a great time to speak with the coach about any allergies, medical issues or concerns you may have.

Ride: Each ride will be specifically designed for each athlete. The ride will start by going over the plan and objectives for the day and end with a re-cap of skills learned and assignment of any drills that need to be completed at home.

Pick Up: Please be on time to pick up your athlete from the designated location decided on by you and the coach.