CORC Women's Skills Development program - Tuesday night

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Stromlo Forest Park

Opperman Avenue

Stromlo, ACT 2611


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Cost: $210

Starting: Tuesday 10 October - Wednesday 14 November

What: 6 week course for women mountain bikers. Beginners & intermediate. Sessions will be 1.5 hours

Who for: This program is only available to Adults aged 18 and over

Session times: Tuesdays at 6pm

Difficulty level: First timers to Advanced

You will be grouped by your responses on the registration questionnaire. Coaches will then group riders by ability at the first session. Courses will then be tailored to those in each group.

Courses will be held concurrently, so participants may be able to move across groups if necessary.

Where: Mount Stromlo.

Ratio: 1 coach to 5 participants.

Courses will be scheduled over a total of 8 weeks to allow for cancellations due to weather. There will be one make up session at the end of the 6 sessions for participants who missed a week.

Complimentary CORC racing

All participants will be given up to three free entries into local CORC XC races during 2017

Mountain Biking Australia Licence

All participants will need to have a valid MTBA licence. Participants may register for a free 2 month trial membership prior to the course commencing.

Cancellation policy
Participants will be reimbursed the full fee up to 7 days prior to the course. Cancellations within 7 days may receive reimbursement, if possible at the discretion of the organisers.

Mountain biking skills level descriptors

On registering, you will be asked to rate your level on the basis of the following:

First timer

First time riding single track


Ride easier green single track (e.g. Stromlo beginner loop - Brittle gums, fenceline, rascals)

Strong beginner

Can ride easier green single track, starting to ride harder green single track (e.g. Stromlo - emu run, ABC switch backs, skyline, luge). I am off my seat when I descend


Can ride most blue trails (e.g. Stromlo blue tongue, heartbreaker, pork barrel) but don’t ride some technical features. Starting to do (or ready to learn) some small jumps (e.g. Stromlo Duffy descent table tops). Starting to do (or ready to learn) manoeuvres, e.g. front wheel lift and bunny hop

Strong intermediate

Riding blue trails (e.g. Stromlo blue tongue, heartbreaker, pork barrel, Magpie rock, slick rock). Starting to ride black trails (e.g. Stromlo Blood rock, Stromlo downhill trails) but don’t ride some technical features. Can ride rock rolls (e.g. Stromlo Pork Barrel rock roll). Doing small to medium jumps (e.g. Stromlo Duffy descent table tops, double dissolution table tops) and small to medium drops (e.g. Stromlo Duffy descent drop). Can front wheel lift over logs and bunny hop. Confidently riding bermed and off-camber corners


Can climb and descend advanced blue trails (e.g. Stromlo slick rock, magpie) and most black trails (e.g. Stromlo blood rock, Stromlo downhill trails). Can do high speed bermed and off-camber corners. Can do bigger jumps (e.g. Stromlo top of pork barrel doubles) and drops (e.g. pork barrel and downhill trail drops). Can ride steep rock rolls and steep terrain. Can manual, wheelie


As advanced but can ride black and double black trails (e.g. Stromlo cardiac arrest, hammerhead, black snake climb, world cup downhill).

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