COACHING: Three more coaches join CS coaching ranks

On Sunday 14 May, East Park Wolves provided their facilities for British Cycling to run a Cycle Speedway specific coaching course for three club coaches from Wednesfield, East Park and Birmingham. Rob Mace from British Cycling put the three coaches through an intense coaching course, using East Park Riders and two Birmingham riders of all ages. Five hours of training with the […]

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CLUB NEWS: Bury back on track

Sunday 5th March was a lovely bright day first thing, and went down hill from there, with rain pouring down by the time Bury’s training session began at Goshen. Nevertheless, with the many weeks spent working on the track surface and drains, the surface was quite good with no large puddles, which provided a firm and fast circuit for the […]

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CLUB NEWS: Ramsden closes gap on Turnbull in Bury winter challenge

With a track session planned for Sunday, the usual winter training group turned up at 12pm, but as expected, due to the frost the surface was unrideable. So, the 5 riders available made the 1 mile ride down the river bank and over the bridge to the access path to the local industrial estate, where a steep hill awaited them. First […]

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CLUB NEWS: Bury’s winter training in full swing

Since 2013, when Bury Coaches started the development plan for the younger and less experienced riders, and entered a second team in the Northern fours to give them experience, the club have ran a full programme of winter training. It covers track training and various other disciplines and this season has seen the usual dedicated bunch training in the gym on […]

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CLUB NEWS: Dirt Bike Club takes off as interest soars

Interest in a new Saturday morning cycling club near Rugby has been so great that organizers are already planning to extend it beyond its original six-week run. The “Dirt Bike Club”, held at the Brandon Bees Cycle Speedway track in Bretford Playing Fields, aims to introduce young people to the thrills and spills of Cycle Speedway – Britain’s most exciting […]

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NEWS: Discipline specific CS coaching course set for October

Over the past few months, members of the Cycle Speedway Coaching Workgroup have been working closely with British Cycling’s Coach and Education team in order to tackle the “no brakes” issue. Great progress has been made in identifying suitable “coaches” who have not qualified because of outstanding tasks or paperwork. British Cycling are in the process of contacting all coaches who […]

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CLUB NEWS: East Park announce new Go-Ride sessions

As part of the ongoing development strategy at the East Park club, seven British Cycling Go-Ride sessions have been announced. Beginning on Thursday 14th July and continuing for the following six Thursdays, these coach led sessions will be open to all riders under 16 years of age. Activities for both girls and boys will include fastest lap, fastest slalom, group […]

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CLUB NEWS: Boom leads to junior expansion for Coventry

One of Coventry’s most successful amateur sports clubs have announced a summer long expansion to its hugely popular junior section – helped by the national boom in cycling. Coventry Cycle Speedway club, based at Hearsall Common in Earlsdon, are to introduce extra Saturday morning “come and try it” sessions aimed at newcomers, starting on Saturday 9th July. And, in a […]

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COACHING: Outstanding Level 2 coaches encouraged to finish course

British Cycling recently wrote to all Level 2 coaches who are yet to complete their course, hoping to encourage them back onto the scheme. British Cycling Cycle Speedway Coaching commissioner, Bob Prince, has set up a Coaching workgroup to assist would-be coaches in the four regions, all the details for those in the workgroup are in the letter below. The deadline is […]

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NEWS: Cycling coaching sessions at Birmingham CSC

A summer long series of quality coaching sessions begins this Thursday (May 7), at Birmingham Monarchs Cycle Speedway Club. The sessions are primarily aimed at under 16 year olds and are intended to develop general cycling skills as well as Cycle Speedway specific techniques and fitness development. Sessions run from 6-30pm till 8-00pm every Thursday evening. The sessions will be led […]

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