Descending can be the most fun part of any trail, or a tricky one if you don’t get your balance and descending techniques dialed. In this course, we’ll follow through on a few key points to get you descending with more confidence.

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  • Descending basics

    Descending can be really stressful or can be really fun, let’s talk about some key points techniques to get more confident with descending.

  • Steep Descending

    Steep descending has a lot in common with more basic, moderate descents. You will, however, require to refine your techniques, use more range of motion and pay attention to your braking and balance.

  • Descending: Basic Roll Down

    The roll down will allow you to negotiate ledges and steep steps while remaining stable, here are a few key points to practice.

  • descending errors

    Improve your safety, control, and confidence on descents by understanding and avoiding these 3 common errors.

  • Long & Steep Rock Roll

    As we get into steeper and longer rock rolls, the need to control our braking and keep our balance becomes more important as well as a bit more complicated. Here we'll talk about exactly what skills you need to refine and how to get the right feel for this fun descents.

  • How to avoid "Arm Pump"?

    While riding long descents, have you experienced your arms and palms hurting to almost to a point where you have to stop? That’s arm pump! Arm pump is caused when our arms are simply taking too much load, it’s usually the result of our balance being too forwards. Let’s go over some solutions in t...