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Clinics and Private Lessons

19/20 MTB season opens 16 November 2019

Thredbo MTB offer group clinics for riders of all levels. If you are looking to tweak your mountain biking skills, gain confidence riding the mountain or after tips on trying something new then the Thredbo MTB instructors have a clinic for you.

ADULT CLINICS

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BEGINNER - SKILLS PARK (MAX4)

Recommended for first time mountain bikers to Thredbo. The beginner clinic utilises the village skills parks and valley floor trails with the aim of concentrating on the fundamentals of mountain biking. The clinic covers the neutral riding position, basic braking techniques, bike control and cornering. This clinic is a great introduction to mountain biking and will not use the chairlift gravity trails. Maximum four people per clinic.

When: Daily at 10:00am
Length: 2 hours

  • Bookings essential.
  • Lift access not included.
  • Rental and protective equipment not included.
  • Recommended 13yrs+
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INTERMEDIATE CLINIC - ON MOUNTAIN (MAX4)

The Intermediate clinic is perfect for those looking to improve their gravity riding skills on intermediate trails. The clinic covers the necessary skills to ride gravity trails safely including correct body position, heavy braking, advanced cornering, rollers, small jumps and drops. This clinic uses the Kosciuszko Flow Trail and Thredbo All-Mountain Trail. Maximum four people per clinic.

When: Daily at 10:00am & 1:00pm
Length: 2 hours

  • Bookings essential.
  • Lift access not included.
  • Rental and protective equipment not included.
  • Recommended 13yrs+
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ADVANCED DOWNHILL CLINIC - ON MOUNTAIN (MAX2)

The Advanced clinic takes riders on the Kosciuszko Flow Trail and Cannonball Downhill Trail. It will give riders insight into correct line choices, aggressive riding positions and dynamic cornering. The group will also have the option to utilise the jump and skills parks to brush up on their jumping and drop skills. This is ideal for riders who are looking at getting into more technical terrain like rock gardens, drops and jumps. Riders should be comfortable on the Kosciuszko Flow Trail before undertaking this clinic. Maximum two people per clinic.

When: Daily at 1:00pm
Length: 2 hours

  • Bookings essential.
  • Lift access not included.
  • Rental and protective equipment not included.
  • Recommended 13yrs+

JUNIOR CLINICS

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BEGINNER - SKILLS PARK (MAX4)

This grass roots clinic breaks down the absolute beginner fundamental’s for junior riders. In a controlled area junior riders will learn the importance of balance, braking and body position. This clinic takes place in our kids skills park and green graded cross country trails within the resort.

When: Daily at 10:00am
Length: 2 hours

  • Bookings essential.
  • Lift access not included.
  • Rental and protective equipment not included.
  • Recommended 8-14yrs
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INTERMEDIATE CLINIC - ON MOUNTAIN (MAX4)

The intermediate junior skills session is for those who are looking to ride the Thredbo Gravity trails for the first time. The clinic will cover loading the chairlift, before riding & progressing on the blue graded gravity trails including the Kosciuszko Flow & Ricochet. Body position and braking are covered more in depth along with the introduction of cornering. Junior riders will have the chance to session sections with their instructor insuring optimal progression

When: Daily at 10:00am & 1:00pm
Length: 2 hours

  • Bookings essential.
  • Lift access not included.
  • Rental and protective equipment not included.
  • Recommended 8-14yrs
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ADVANCED DOWNHILL CLINIC - ON MOUNTAIN (MAX2)

Junior riders taking on the advanced clinic will have the skills required to comfortable ride the Blue graded trails within the bike park or have confidentially completed the Junior Intermediate clinic. Riders will be introduced to much more variable and technical terrain in a controlled environment with a high level instructor. Much more aggressive riding techniques will be introduced such as speed generation and obstacle absorption.

When: Daily at 1:00pm
Length: 2 hours

  • Bookings essential.
  • Lift access not included.
  • Rental and protective equipment not included.
  • Recommended 8-14yrs

PRIVATE CLINICS

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PRIVATE CLINICS

If you are looking for a session geared around you and your outcomes, the more intensive 2.5hr private lessons are ideal. Guided by Thredbo MTB’s experienced instructors, riders focus on developing individual skills and techniques needed to ride Thredbo’s terrain. From cornering, to climbing, to rock drops and chutes, our instructors have all of the tips to improve your riding and make your mountain biking experience as enjoyable as possible. Riders seeking a more personalised teaching experience, at any level, will benefit from a private lesson tailored to the rider’s individual needs.

Length: 2.5 hours
When: 9:30am & 1:00pm

  • Bookings Essential
  • Lift access not included
  • Rental and protective equipment not include

GRAVITY GIRLS

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GRAVITY GIRLS

Gravity Girls is a women’s specific mountainbike clinic designed to offer girls a non-intimidating introduction to downhill riding in Thredbo Resort. The clinic will suit riders of all abilities with the aim to progressively improve their skills throughout the day. The day will cover all aspects of riding including body position, cornering, braking, drops and jumps in a group environment. This is a great way to meet other riders and build confidence on the mountain in an encouraging all female environment. Participants will also receive a discounted lunch + free drink thanks to the Thredbo Alpine Hotel.

What to bring: Solid shoes, comfortable riding clothes, gloves & goggles. (Also available for purchase at Thredbo MTB Retail)
Bike: Bring your own bike or hire one from the Thredbo MTB rental fleet.

  • Bookings essential
  • Lift access not included
  • Rental and protective equipment not included
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