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Mountain Bike Skills Courses

Family Fundamentals Coaching Sessions

A family riding down a sandy bridleway

Bring the whole family along to learn how to ride off-road with skill and confidence

If your kids have already had a go at riding off-road, perhaps on a school trip or holiday, we'll take their new found enthusiasm for all things rooty and rocky and teach them how to ride off-road in safety and with skill and confidence.

Our highly experienced coaches will take you all through the basics of riding off-road, get you moving confidently on the rough stuff and give you loads of advice on where to ride and with what equipment.

Aziz and I enjoyed every minute of our weekend. I was amazed at the way he rode straight down that steep section without even pausing. I'm sure his confidence was down to your coaching: we could not have wished for a better, more patient or more encouraging coach

Ben and Aziz - London

Course outline

Our Family Fundamentals Coaching Sessions are very flexible in what we can cover, but we recommend the following for most groups:

Typical programme

Although the course is flexible it will usually keep to the following programme:

Kids & adult bikes available for hire

We have a small number of superb Specialized Hotrock kids bikes available to hire (see below) in additional to a large fleet of adult bikes if your group is short of a bike or two.

Specialized Hotrock

The Specialized Hotrock is built like an adult mountain bike with double butted tubing, grip shift 7-speed transmission and v-brakes. It is grown-up bike technology that's perfect for junior trail masters looking to hit the trails.

Specialised RockhopperSpecialised Rockhopper

Bike Hire Pricing Per Day
Specialized Rockhopper/Hardrock For heights 5' 0" - 6' 5" £30.00
Specialized Hotrock For smaller kids aged 5 - 10 £20.00

Course summary

  • Course venue
    Holmbury St Mary RH5 6NW
  • Duration (half day) - 3½ hours
  • Duration (full day) - 5 hours
  • Maximum coaching ratio - 6:1
  • Fitness - Basic Fitness
  • Technical grade - Any

Course grading explained

Book your family session today

Half day pricing

Flat rate for the first 1-3 participants


Then please add £50 per each additional person

Full day pricing

Flat rate for the first 1-3 participants


Then please add £75 per each additional person

Available venues

Our coaches are available for private hire throughout the year in The Surrey Hills

  • What's included
    • · Professional mountain bike coaching
    • · Pre-course information pack
  • What's not included
    • · Bike hire
    • · Personal clothing & equipment
    • · Overnight accommodation
    • · Meals and drinks
    • · Transfers to & from venues
    • · Travel/activity Insurance
    • · Cancellation Insurance
  • Optional Extras

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About Singletrack School

Singletrack School provide mountain bike skills coaching, mountain bike technique courses, mountain bike skills weekends, women's mountain bike skills courses, private mountain bike skills tuition, off-road skills instruction for kids and families, guided singletrack rides and cross country bike adventures in The Surrey Hills and beyond.

We also organise and deliver team building and corporate entertainment events for corporate customers, and experience days and social events for schools, clubs, youth groups, stag parties and hen parties.

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