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Talent Development Centre Update – East Midlands

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    Dear Rider/Coach/Parent/Carer,

    I hope that this email finds you well. This is a general reminder to you that British Cycling Development Centre Sessions are currently running on the dates and venues below. If you are a youth bike racer or have aspirations of racing next season at any level, then these sessions are essential for you as they will help bike riders to develop the necessary skills both tactically and physically to take part in racing; regionally, nationally and beyond.
    What is it?
    Sessions dedicated to developing on & off bike skills along with physical elements required for success. Development Centres will support riders with their first step on the talent pathway and are for those who aspire to be become better bike riders and who might be looking to attend RSRs as well as current riders who have already engaged in RSR and Apprentice programmes. Riders should be aware that these sessions will be physically challenging, meeting the needs of the racing standards of Youth A and B Riders within the region.
    Who delivers them? Delivery will be led by British Cycling Go-Ride & Talent Development staff alongside Club Coaches from the surrounding area.
    Who are they for? All Youth A & B bike racers. There may be some discipline specific restrictions.
    These sessions are also fantastic opportunities for club coaches to develop & share experience/knowledge so please get in touch if you want to get involved.
    When are they? Circuit/Track every 2 weeks, MTB & BMX Monthly.
    Where are they?
    Derby Arena – Track:
    New College Leics – Circuit:
    Yarbrough Leisure Centre Lincoln – Circuit:
    Sherwood Pines – MTB: First session 6th April 10am -1pm – on line very soon!
    BMX cover slightly different areas/venues:
    Your Local Development Centre Sessions

    Further information:
    Talent Centre Handbook Download | Talent Development Webpage | Regional Schools of Racing info | National Schools of Racing info.

    The British Cycling Talent Development Team are hoping to see all current racing riders (Y-A,B&J) at their local Development Centre Session so please spread the word around your clubs and we will look forward to seeing you at these sessions.


    Hi All,
    Just a quick update from previous email below Sherwood Pines – MTB: 6th April 10am -1pm – is now on line!

    Kind Regards

    Dean Hughes
    Coaching and Clubs Officer – East Midlands

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