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Training Accreditation

Cycling track Cycling track
Date Sat, 03 Mar 16:30
Length 1 hour
HQ Herne Hill Velodrome Burbage Road London SE24 9HE map
Entries close 23:59 2-MAR-2018

Training Accreditation Session at Herne Hill Velodrome.

 
With the growth in popularity of cycling, many more cyclists are taking up track cycling and racing. Rider safety is a priority for all involved at the Velodrome, and we want to make sure that all riders have the neccesary skills before allowing them to take part in more advanced sessions and races.
 
 Click here for more information on the Herne Hill Velodrome Accreditation process  
 
You must pass this training accreditation in order to take place in intermediate sessions at the velodrome including race training and Saturday intermediate training.  It will also enable you to enter a race accreditation (when you're ready).
 
You must arrive on time and be ready to ride. Latecomers will not be allowed to join and no refunds will be issued on the day
 

You will be tested on:

·         Punctuality

·         Following Instructions

·         Observation

·         Pace Judgement

·         Controlling your line and positioning

·         Entering and leaving the track

·         Group Riding

We recommend you have experience of the following exercises at Herne Hill before you take a training accreditation as some of these may be included in the session. These will all be covered in basic training sessions:

·         ½ Lap Changes

·         Pairs Changes on the Blue

·         Rotation (Through and off)

·         Taking laps

·         Whistle Training

·         Pairs Sprints (on whistle)