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MTB Development Squad

Specialty Kids Program

  • Program Length10 Weeks
  • DatesSundays from 30 Jan 2022
  • Price$1,199 (MTB Season Pass not included)
  • BookingsBook Online

The 10-week MTB Development Squad program is for intermediate to advanced riders aged 7 – 14 years who want to take their gravity riding skills to the next level on all trails in the MTB Park.

This program focuses on developing and fine-tuning young riders skills including trail speed and momentum, jumping, cornering and drop techniques, advanced line choice and race preparation. Each group is assigned the same dedicated instructor for the entire duration of the program for maximum progression.

Lift access not included, MTB Season Pass add on required to participate.

  • Class size: Max 6
  • Location: Low intermediate (blue) to advanced (black) gravity trails in the MTB Park
  • Levels: Intermediate & Advanced
  • Time: 10am – 3pm
  • Active Kids Voucher can be applied during online checkout

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Ability Levels
Clinic Detail
Gear List
Ability Levels

The MTB Development Squad has both intermediate & advanced levels.


The intermediate group is for riders looking to improve their technique, build confidence and gain an introduction into more advanced trails & features. The group will work with their instructor on perfecting cornering techniques, introducing line choice, increasing speed through rough terrain & developing jump & drop techniques. The goals for the group is to work towards riding the Cannonball Downhill & successfully compete across all events in the MTB Interschool’s. Riders in the intermediate group should be confident on Sidewinder and the Kosciuszko Flow Trail.


The Advanced clinic is for riders looking to increase speed through rock gardens & steeper terrain and advancing skills on larger jumps & drops. It will also provide an insight into technical line choices, aggressive riding positions & race preparation. This is ideal for riders who are looking to boost their confidence on black trails including Cannonball Downhill or hoping to start competing competitively. Participants should be confident on all intermediate trails & features in the park.

Clinic Detail
  • Meeting Time: 9:50am for a 10am start
  • Meeting Location: MTB School flags at the base of the Kosciuszko Express Chairlift. View Map
  • Duration: 10am – 3pm
  • Pick Up: Children can be picked up at midday at the meeting location
  • First Lesson: Meet and greet with your instructor. You will be allocated to a group based on your ability level.
  • Last Lesson: Report Card outlining skills progression and improvements
  • Weekends and Peak Periods: If you plan to pick up your bike rental before your lesson, please leave sufficient time to do so. Please note, during peak holiday and weekend periods in-resort wait times may be lengthy (up to 45 minutes)
Gear List
  • Your MyThredbo Card loaded with a MTB Season Pass
  • Comfortable riding clothes including MTB riding shorts or pants
  • Dual suspension mountain bike with disc brakes is highly recommended. However a mountain bike with front suspension and two functional brakes with handle bar levels (no back pedal brakes) is the minimum requirement
  • Protective equipment – Helmet (full-face highly recommended), knee pads, elbow guards, gloves, goggles and sturdy closed toe shoes
  • Small backpack or hydration pack with extra layers and wet weather gear
  • Water

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