The Bury Clarion Bullets Juniors sessions are open to children from ages 6 to 15 and provides fun, activity based cycling designed to develop skills and introduce riders to all aspects of the sport.
The club employs Dave Lawson services who is a British Cycling Level 3 coach in both Road and Mountain Biking
He is also HSA Advanced Sports and Exercise Nutritional Advisor and level 1 coach in Training Peaks
Dave has a great ability to create a cycling lesson plan for both indoor and out cycling with structure and make it fun for the children
He started coaching in 2009 with the goal of delivering the best possible coaching to riders of all ages and abilities, and so he could spend his days sharing stories of rides and drinking tea!
He qualified through British Cycling and is a coach on their GB Performance Pathway which identifies future Olympians. He also works with various schools, councils, teams, clubs and individuals.
Simon Diggins is one of our volunteers who helps organise the sessions with head coach Dave.
As well and being masives into cycling himself he also brings his young son Toby (Froomie) to the sessions who loves to compete in all cycling disciplines
As well as learning in our Juniors sessions, some of our riders are riding in Go Ride sessions on the Velodrome and the BMX Centre in Manchester plus our weekly mountain bike session at Tandle Hill Park
Every Friday at 16:30
Summer Bowlee Park
Winter Gigg Lane Bury Stadium
Sunday 10-12 Tangle Hill
Cost £3 per session + £6 annual membership
Sessions start with a bike, helmet and clothing check followed by a warm up.
The session will include fun activities of about 20 minutes duration each. Riders will be coached in bike handling skills, which will develop all aspects of bike riding, in a safe traffic-free environment.
Sessions will finish with age-related and supervised challenges (e.g. races or relays) plus finally, a warm down.
All activities will be monitored by the fully trained volunteer coaches who are all fully CRB checked and accredited by British Cycling.
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