Dominique Daniels BMX Clinic The purpose of this clinic is to give the participants and the parents of riders tools that will help improve their riding skills. We will not make you an expert rider in a short 3 hour clinic but together we can begin to learn practice skills, drills and race discipline that will improve your skills and most important your track speed to give you success in races. 1. The most important aspect of our training today will be BE REALISTIC. Know what you want to accomplish and be prepared to train for that GOAL!!! Give yourself time to improve. 3 Month training periods are recommended. Track your improvement with a stop watch and Video BE PATIENT 2. Practice daily for 20 minutes to an hour. You will only improve with repetition. Get regular exercise to supplement your training. Work on your drill proficiency. Up your training intensity every 3 months. 3. Always train with a buddy or a group. It will be easier to stay motivated and have a goal. 4. Race locally. 5. Be realistic about national level races. Look to improve until you reach your goal. 6.. Have fun!!! Today's Clinic will follow the following schedule: Warm Up Practice Drills-lean 1-2's, gate snap, pump practice, sprints-standing and stop start Gate practice- focus on body position, balance and distractions, start technique Track management- where should I be on the track when racing Turns- power in/power out of turns Passing
Expert level riders will receive manualing skills, jumping practice, turn passing, discuss SX training, gym training, sprint training-uphill and downhill and mental preparation Now let’s have fun 3D Dom Daniels
Parent Clinic On BMX:
Why is parent involvement essential for enjoyment and success? a) We spend the time and money to go to practice, local races, and regional races. B) Nationals are competitive and expensive c) Worlds and Olympic Dreams require commitment 4-6 years 4-8 hours per day.
Why are we doing this? For our riders or us.
Training will be different for beginners, locals and national caliber.
How do parents become training experts? A) Take seminars b) Video training C) classes like this D) study successful trainers/riders
How much time is required for a) beginer b) local/regional c) national caliber
Equipment. A) bike B) setup-cranks-gear ratio’s-wheels-hubs C) weight D) cost vs. quality
Sponsorship. A) Should you ask B) How to be creative
Parent vs Coach relationship
BMX Women’s Champion Dominique Daniels featured on the cover of ESPN RISE THE Magazine, BMX World Magazine, Cycling World, GO211.com, BMX Plus, NBC TV, ESPN Sports Center, VERSUS TV and ABC TV as well as numerous local national
News and print mediums throughout the US and the World.
In only her 8th year of racing BMX, 20 year old Dominique “3D” Daniels has quite an impressive resume:
2008, 2009, 2010,2011, 2012 National USABMX Women’s Pro Champion- The first Lady to go from #1 amateur to #1 Pro Champion In the history of BMX
2009 and 2010 NBL Women’s Pro Champion
2009 and 2010 USA Elite and Junior Elite Women’s Champion
2007 UCI World Champion
Two Time USAC Champion (Dominique is the only rider to ever do this on Class and Cruiser)
2007 ABA Number 1 Amateur Class
2007 ABA Number 1 Amateur Cruiser
2007 Champion of Future Pro Challenge
2007 National Age Group 1, Race of Champion 1, Arizona State 1, Redline Cup 1, District 1. These were all on both Class and Cruiser. Redline and ROC also included open
2007 Top Gun (Dominique is the first person to qualify and she earned 5 Jackets)
Dom is currently the 7 Time ABA/NBL Girl Pro Champion. She was the only lady to win her first pro race in every major BMX sanction. She will further branch off into ROAD. MOUNTAIN AND VELEDROM bike racing.
She is currently racing for and attending Grand Canyon University in Arizona. As a 20 year old Phenom she is uniquely positioned to appeal to boys and girls of today’s generation. Her looks and athletic appearance along with her excellent speaking skills will be a benefit to all in their efforts to reach the new generation on American youth.
Her communication skills on TV and Radio show maturity and uniqueness well beyond her age and will be a positive for any company or product she endorses.