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Cycling Ireland Ride Leader Award
By Charlie Lambert
27, Apr 2017 - 08:45

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As part of our Achill Goal to Work Sports Coach Training Programme Mayo Sports Partnership in association with Cycling Ireland are hosting a Ride Leader Award training programme on Saturday, 20th of May based in Tonragee Community Centre.

Time: 9am-5pm

Date: Saturday 20th May

Venue: Tonragee Community Centre, Achill

The Cycling Ireland Ride Leader Award aims to provide leaders with an introduction to cycle leading and the competencies required to lead and manage groups on a cycle.

Cycling Ireland Ride Leader training will provide leaders with the necessary skills and knowledge to effectively lead and manage a group of cyclists on the road in club/group rides.

The course will explore the roles and responsibilities the Ride Leader will assume and prepare learners as Ride Leaders to provide safe and enjoyable cycling experiences for people of all levels of ability and age.

The Ride Leader Course is made up of 11 modules

• Introduction

• Managing Risk

• Safety Checks

• Assessing Rider Ability

• Group Riding Skills

• Snaking

• Planning a Cycle

• Leading a Ride

• Leadership Skills

• Safeguarding

• Review and What Next

Course is free to all participants from Achill but a nominal charge of €15 will apply to others.

To book contact Mayo Sports Partnership at 094 904 7025.

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