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NCCP: Training to Race


Jan. 24, 2015 - Jan. 25, 2015

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Cycling BC Head Mountain Bike Coach, Mike Charuk, will be leading a weekend of training for coaches in the NCCP Ready To Race: Intro to Competition stream. This will include both the Training to Race, and Road Skills & Tactics courses.

For any questions or to register, please contact Mike at 604-905-8786, or mikecharuk@yahoo.com.


Ready to Race! Introduction to Competition (R2R) is the context for coaches who will primarily work with new competitive cyclists at the community and club level. These athletes will likely be in the Learn to Train to Train to Train stages of LTAD, although the context could apply to any new racer of any age. These athletes have basic but developed cycling skills and the desire to begin competing within a structured training and competition program. They should have passed through an entry-level Community Initiation program (CCI) to help them develop the basic skills.

Training To Race:

During this in-class workshop, you will gain valuable tools to support your athletes as they prepare for cycling competitions including: training techniques, season planning, mental

Road Skills & Tactics:

This hands-on workshop is focused on analyzing athletes’ performances and teaching racing skills and tactics. It is an advanced class where you will learn road specific skills needed for racing.

Coaches must complete this course in two disciplines in order to be considered trained.