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BetterRide Skills Training & Coaching with Gene Hamilton

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In my quest to create a series of mountain biking “competencies” (tests to show if you have mastered a skill). Here is a great video of clearing a rock using two basic skills, a wheelie and weight shift. This is the exact same skill to get over a small curb correctly just done on a larger obstacle. Remember, always use “baby steps” when progressing a skill! It is much better to gain confidence through a series of victories than risk injury and/or a big failure that can set you back mentally.

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