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IMBA Level 2 Basic Skill Instructor Certification Course
Hands on training for conducting beginner to intermediate level coaching, and preparation for leading group rides or MTB guiding in the back country.
Course Length = 3.25 days (28 Hrs)
Course Price = $697 USD (Current IMBA member rate)
Completion of the course with passing the two practical exams and the written test will qualify an individual to:
- Lead individual or group mountain bike rides
- Provide mountain bike instruction on basic bike handling skills
- Provide private instruction for beginner and intermediate level riders through clinics, camps, events
- Provide appropriate basic bike set-up recommendations
- Support IMBA-ICP Lead Instructors at clinics/camps/events
Medical Qualifications = Basic First Aid and CPR
Skills Covered = Neutral and Ready Positions, Bike/Body Separation, Braking, Shifting, Turning, Climbing, and more.
Technical Qualifications = 5+ years mountain biking experience, good communication and personable skills, passionate about riding and a strong desire to help others have more fun and progress safely. It is NOT a requirement to have the Level 1 certification.
Other Information = All Level 2 certification courses will cover the material for being a Ride Guide in addition to a Basic Skills Instructor.Go HERE for information about obtaining mountain bike instructor insurance.
A manual is included in the course fee.
Thursday's session is 5-8pm (classroom setting)
Friday-Sunday are 9-5pm with an hour break for lunch.
A detailed schedule will be emailed prior to the course.
Mountain Creek Resort is offering FREE lift tickets to all participants during course dates!
Information on lodging and special rates coming soon.
Cancellation Policy = A partial refund will be given for cancellations made 14 to 21 days before the course date. Full refunds 22 days or more and no refunds 13 days or less before course start date.