I put my new mountain biking instructor skills to work this summer, having gotten both IMBA Level 2 and PMBI Level 1 certifications in June (link to my blog post that describes my experiences with the two courses).
The course description that appeared in their online catalog:
Title: Technical mountain biking for adults
Description: If you want to gain more confidence on riding lower-speed technical challenges along the trails, this clinic is for you. Terrain included: switchbacks, logovers, skinnies, tight turns, and short steep ascents and descents. Skills included: track stands, holding a line, front and rear wheel lifts. Participants will also have one-month of access to a private Facebook group for Q&A.
Instructor: Griff Wigley is a certified IMBA and PMBI instructor and an experienced technical mountain biker.
Location: Sechler Pk MTB trail, Northfield. Meet at the skills park by the ball fields
Ability level: Intermediate or above
Prerequisites: none. Flat pedals recommended
Maximum group size: 6
Introduction series: $39
Tuesdays, 6-8 pm, July 19, 26, Aug 2
Intermediate series: $39
Tuesdays, 6-8 pm, Aug 16, 23, 30
I offered the classes to CROCT members first and the first one filled quickly. I had to cancel the second one due to weather-related problems: a severe infestation of mosquitoes and deer flies and flooding of the Cannon River.
Here some stills taken from videos. Apologies for the poor quality:
A short video clip from a balance skill game: