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