We offer a wide range of skills courses to suit a wide range of abilities. From the children in nursery's schools learning how to ride a bike for the first time, right up to those wishing be become a little more adventurous in their off road riding.

Each of our skills courses is a building block for the next, and is designed to build confidence and ability in all aspects of riding, whether that be on the road as children, or on the trail as adults.

Essential skills learned today will stand you in good stead for tomorrows riding.Learn why a simple track stand is an important aspect of riding. Learn how to read the terrain and use the correct line. Learn the different texture of riding surfaces, and learn why the body always follows the head.

You will pick up valuable tips on the correct use of body posturing, use of front and back brakes, seat up or seat down; and of course, mechanical aspects of your bike, correct set up, basic maintenance and  the dreaded question: clipless or flatties?

Contents of the courses are based around riding under control, gaining confidence and achieving continual improvement, allowing you to ride smoother, drop lower and enjoy your riding more safely.

Obviously if you are already a confident rider you do not have to start at the bottom. You can choose one of the more advanced courses to help you improve your riding skills, improve your fitness and  improve your enjoyment of the sport.

Check out each skills course content to see which one is best suited to your needs. If in doubt, just ask!

Foundation - New to cycling or mountain biking

Intermediate - Want to trash your mates around those red routes.

Advanced - Tackling those darn black routes.

Sacred Rider offers women specific instruction and training that covers all aspects of mountain biking and cycling in general, without having too much testosterone around.

Whether you are new to cycling or have been riding for a while, we can improve your skills and confidence and give you a better understanding of how a bike works and have some fun at the same time.

All our courses are tailored to the needs of the group, and generally won't follow a set format. Although the main learning points will be covered.

Sacred Rider also offers 1-2-1 tuition, which can be tailored to look at specific areas of your riding, such as drop offs, rock gardens, berms, climbing, descending or even general riding style and positioning.

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In all cases if you are unsure which is the right one for you, please contact us and we will advise you as to which course you would be best suited to attend.

Our overall aim is to help you enhance your skills, enhance your enjoyment and be a better rider.

Intermediate course @ Cannock Chase 


 Max group size is 6 and cost £65 per person (unless stated otherwise)

Group discount: Why not get 5 other like minded friends and save money!

£50 reduction on total cost of the booking.

Repeat offenders: Book any one of the 3 skills courses and recieve 10% off any subsequent bookings.

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