DateFriday December 1, 2023toSunday December 3, 2023
ActivitiesMountain Bike E-Bike
LocationScottsdale, Arizona United States
You don’t need more nerve or more experience; you need to learn the correct techniques and practice them. Gene wants to teach you the skills to ride at your best
He sees riders struggling with trail sections they could easily make if they understood and were able to execute the proper techniques.
You can learn the skills and drills to master those skills by spending 3 days in his Proven and Structured Skills Course.
He’s had the pleasure of coaching this Skills Course to thousands of riders just like you: advanced beginners, 80-year-old Leadville 100-belt-buckle earner Fred Schmid, and quite a few National and World Champions. Now it’s your turn!
• Do you want to descend with more confidence?
• Make it up those technical climbs?
• Or simply ride more efficiently and with more control?
You can ride with a greater sense of ease and confidence. Guaranteed!
You will not just learn the skills to ride much better; you will also learn the drills to master those skills.
The more effort you put into doing the drills you will be taught, the better you will get. This course won’t magically transform you - you have to practice.
This is an intense learning experience. Gene has spent 23 years developing this course and knows how to get you riding at your best.
You can learn the skills to ride better, with more confidence, and have more fun.
Watch this video to learn why Gene wants to coach you!
About Gene Hamilton: Gene's passion is coaching, and he wants to help you. Before starting BetterRide in 1999 he had ten years of experience coaching snowboarding, giving him over 30 years of coaching experience. Over those thirty years, Gene has mastered his coaching technique by keeping a beginner's mind and constantly improving both his coaching and his curriculum.
He spends his time studying how people learn physical skills, taking coaches courses, and working with the best riders in the world including World Champions Greg Minnaar, Sue Haywood, and Ross Schnell.
His critical eye can quickly spot what you are doing right and wrong and he knows how to get you master the correct techniques.
Gene is a pretty good rider too, he has earned a silver (2002) and two bronze medals (1999, 2006) at the UCI World Masters Championships. In 2019 he became the US National Champion.
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