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Bikeability Training: Balance Bikes Bikeability Training

6 Places Remaining

Capacity: 6

Date: 04th June 2022 • 01:00pm - 04:00pm

Price: £0.00

The Bikeability Balance programme is the first module of Bikeability Plus, and is designed to help young children gain the confidence and skills required to ride a pedal bike independently, getting them off to the best start in cycling and assisting their ability to participate in Bikeability at a later stage in their school years.
The training is aimed at children in Reception & Year 1 and aims to provide the children with basic balance and co-ordination skills they will need to ride a bike using games and balance bikes.

Upon completion of the training, participants will be able to:
• Fasten their helmet
• Identify parts of a balance bike
• Pick up / put down a balance bike
• Walk with a balance bike
• Get on and get off a balance bike
• Sit on a balance bike with feet flat on the ground and knees slightly bent
• Come to a controlled stop using a brake if the balance bike has one
• Come to a controlled stop using only their feet
• Start a balance bike using their whole foot
• Look in the direction of travel
• Change direction
• Glide with both feet off the ground
• Play control skill games on a balance bike
• Share space and commute with other people

Prior to attending the training, it is a requirement that you complete the following short survey -



Thompson Park,
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