Boot Camp Overview

Building the Complete Athlete

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The Race program at Ohio Dreams focuses on more than just creating tomorrow fastest riders, we are building the core of tomorrow’s leaders. Our daily lesson programs not only focus on nutrition, hydration, and training but the importance of self confidence, leadership and community values that will grow the athlete as a person who will inspire others to follow their example.

 

Our Trainers
The Racing program at Ohio Dreams has been carefully developed by our head racing instructors who have traveled around the country teaching clinics and camps and developing the best programs available. Our instructors are some of the few instructors in the country who have the unique experience of teaching literally thousands of clinics and camps and working with riders of all ages and skill levels.

Our instruction is based on the teaching method:

  • Explain; what we are doing, why we are doing it and how to do it
  • Demonstrate; the specific skill
  • Perform – Feedback cycle; riders attempt the skill; instructors provide feedback and tips and riders continue to work on the skill

Weekly program

  • 5 to 1 camper to counselor ratio
  • Dedicated instructional / training time
  • Free ride time in which riders are encouraged to have fun and challenge each other
  • Use of other facilities at Ohio Dreams Complex

Skills focused on

Beginner

  • Balancing / Basic gate start
  • General pumping
  • General manualing
  • General jumping / safety / landing
  • Basic turn skills / when to pass

Intermediate

  • Gate start including pedaling over objects
  • Advanced pumping / pulling for jumps
  • Pull manualing
  • Advanced jumping for height and distance
  • Basic passing skills

Expert

  • How to train for a better start
  • Advanced manualing including pull manualing and nose manualing
  • Advanced jumping including pro jumps, bump jumping, tap manual and nose taps
  • Advanced turn skills / passing

 

Campers will take home

  • Faster lap times
  • Knowledge needed to continue to advance their skills
  • Confidence to try new skills
  • A basic program designed to help a rider continue to improve and get faster
  • Camp memories that will last a life time