Club Training Sessions

Club Training runs during the BMX season over the summer months (October - April).

New Rider, Sprocket  & Balance

 

This training is suitable for All riders and those competing in the 'Sprocket' class, or for riders who are new to the sport of BMX. Skills learned in these sessions focus on the basics such as bike control, balance, coordination and riding fundamentals. No clip-in pedals please, the skills being taught in these sessions are best learned without clips.

 

  • Location: Waitakere BMX Track

  • When:  Thursdays 5:00pm to 5:45pm

  • Check-in: From 4.30pm

  • Senior Coaches: Phil Armstead, Gareth Lauchlan, Lisa Andersen

  • Junior Coaches: Matt Haigh, Cody Clarke, Nate Armstead, Ben Lauchlan

  • Cost: Members - $5, Non-members - $10
    All costs are per rider per session.


These sessions are suitable for;

  • Riders of any age who have just started BMX and would like to learn the basic skills.

  • Young riders who have only recently learned to ride a bike.

  • Riders in the Sprocket age group classes.

  • Club riders wanting more practice and guidance.

  • Riders are split into ability level groups for training.

 

Club Riders, New to Competition Riding

 

This training is suitable for All riders and those who can balance competently on the gate and confidently complete the whole track.  Skills learned in these sessions focus on  bike control, balance, coordination, gate speed, pumping.  No clip-in pedals please, the skills being taught in these sessions are best learned without clips.

 

  • Location: Waitakere BMX Track

  • When:  Thursdays 5:45pm to 6:45pm

  • Check-in: From 5.30pm

  • Senior Coaches: Phil Armstead, Gareth Lauchlan, Lisa Andersen

  • Junior Coaches: Matt Haigh, Cody Clarke, Nate Armstead, Ben Lauchlan

  • Cost: Members Only - $5,
    All costs are per rider per session.


These sessions are suitable for;

  • Club riders wanting more practice and guidance.

  • Riders are split into ability level groups for training.

 

Competitive Fitness Training 

Fitness Training for WTK Competitive Riders who are racing during the upcoming season in the BMXNZ National Series.

 

Description: For riders racing outside of the club and who are prepared to train hard. (Not suitable for children under the age of 10 years)

  • Location: Waitakere BMX Track

  • When: Wednesdays

  • Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm

  • Coach: Phil Armstead, Gareth Lauchlan & Kim Fai

  • Cost: $5 per rider for season

 

Please Note: Training sessions are available to challenge members only.

 

In order to provide an environment for our riders to get the most out of these sessions, the track will be closed to all other riders. At all other times, the track is open to the public unless we have to close it for weather or working bees in which case it will be posted on Facebook.

 

Private & Small Group Training

These training sessions are suitable for Challenge Riders and those new to BMX racing. Participation is by prior booking only. Please contact Toni James

  • Location: Waitakere BMX Track

  • When: Mondays & Tuesdays

  • Time: Varies

  • Coach: Toni James

  • Cost: To be discussed with Toni

Toni has 20 years of racing experience and has competed on the national and international circuit.

 

Adults Only Training - Currently on hold

Description: Suitable for Riders who are new to sport, or Riders would like some assistance to improve their technique.

  • Location: Waitakere BMX Track

  • When: Fortnightly Thursdays

  • Time: 6.45pm

  • Coach: Phil Armstead

  • Cost: Members - $5, Non-members - $10
    Costs are per rider per session.


These sessions are suitable for riders looking to improve their speed, skill & strength (anything above beginner level).

 

If you are looking to improve your riding skills, don't forget that the track is open to the public at any time that it is not being used by the club. We recommend that you spend time at the track working on skills as often as you can. BMX is a skill-based sport, and nothing beats time on your bike for developing skills!

CONTACT US

President: 022 099 7466

Email: waitakerebmx@gmail.com

TRACK LOCATION

103 Glen Road, Ranui

West Auckland

New Zealand

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