Level 2 Cyclo-Cross Coaching Award

Level 2 Cyclo-Cross Coaching Award

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The Level 2 Cyclo-Cross Coaching Award is a two-day course aimed at coaches new to cyclo-cross coaching who have gained coaching experience from the Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Cycling, and for existing cyclo-cross coaches wishing to develop their existing knowledge.

The course provides coaches with the tools to be able to develop their own technical understanding of cyclo-cross and associated techniques, with a focus on analysing and developing their riders’ technical performance.

The knowledge gained from this award will allow you to plan, deliver and evaluate a series of safe, ethical and effective cyclo-cross coaching sessions.

The award will also give you all of the necessary skills and information you need to progress riders from their first Cyclo-cross session to their first competition and is the minimum requirement for the delivery of Go-Ride Cyclo-cross Gears 5 and 6.

Course content

The course covers a wide variety of topics including:

  • Creating a cyclo-cross coaching environment.
  • Developing technical knowledge of cyclo-cross techniques.
  • Improving technical performance of riders.
  • Advising riders on bike set-up.
  • Progressing technical performance.


Coaches are assessed through a 15 minute coaching session delivered on day two of the course, followed by the completion of an assessment workbook and the delivery of six one hour cyclo-cross specific coaching sessions post course.

How much does the award cost?

The course costs £250. There may be some financial assistance available via our funding pages.

NB. Full course payment is required on point of application.

Course dates and venues - The deadline for applications is two weeks before the online module starts.

  Online Available Dates Location Reference Booking Link
  23 May 19 29 & 30 June 19 Nottingham 3307

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  27 June 19 13 & 14 July 19 Kent 1899

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  4 July 19 20 & 21 July 19 Shrewsbury 1984

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Contact us

 Please contact HQ on Education@britishcycling.org.uk or 0161 274 2060 if you have any queries or alternatively get in touch with your regional Club & Coaching Officer to register your interest if there are no courses currently available in your area

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