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Effective coaching is at the heart of cycling performance at every level so it doesn’t matter if you want to teach core bike-handling skills to future generations or have aspirations to mentor Great Britain’s elite, British Cycling has a coaching course that will help you achieve your goals.

Starting out in cycling is exciting, fun and above all straightforward. Click the links on the left to see an introduction to our awards as well as a detailed breakdown of each of our coaching qualifications and CPD workshops.

Tips on coaching in Winter

With dark nights and poor weather, winter can be a challenging time for coaches to deliver coaching sessions. However, with a bit of forethought and planning, coaching activities can keep going all year round. Coaching and Education Officer and Level 2 BMX and MTB coach, Michael Vickers, shares his experiences on how this can be achieved.

A moment with Holly Seear

In recognition of the efforts many people put into the sport, we’d like to showcase some coaching profiles, to inspire others to get involved. In the latest of these profiles, Coaching and Education introduces Holly Seear, an inspirational coach from Twickenham Go-Ride Cycling Club.

Advice for coaches on using Social Media

The purpose of this article is to empower British Cycling coaches to utilise social media in a safe, sensible and professional manner to promote cycling activity and avoid safeguarding issues.

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Become a Coach

Our flexible coaching pathway allows you to start at either Level 1 or Level 2 depending on your cycling and coaching experience. Both courses combine practical coaching experience with classroom based study and online theory based learning. Visit our Awards Overview page for more information on how to become a coach.


With 100% funding available in some regions of the UK, there really has never been a better time to tap into British Cycling's vast array of available courses.