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ADULT PERFORMANCE AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS
HUMANS FIRST, ATHLETES SECOND 

 

Expand, Progress, Evolve.

Building the well rounded adult athlete

NEW FOR 2023!!  

 

Hilltop MTB and Strand Training are excited to offer collaborative performance and development training programs for the adult athlete TOO!

  

Our proven athlete-centred approach to coaching will help you on your pathway to growth and development at any age.  High-quality mentorship and development, tailored to the needs and specifications of each athlete is at the forefront of our programming, and we believe with the right mix of discipline and fun, anything is possible. 

 

With the underlying pillars of FUN, FITNESS & FUNDAMENTALS, these programs provide the right environment to help riders truly develop their skills and confidence to tackle the race course, and life!  This programming is geared towards the strong intermediate to advanced adult committed to progression and personal growth.

We are offering different programs to compliment your schedule - weekly Fast Fridays and Weekend Intensives.  

 

Fast Fridays

 

Fast Fridays are here for riders looking to build their confidence and dial in their approach to competition. 

 

During this 6-week program riders can expect:  

  • Skill refinement

  • Skill acquisition

  • Mental training techniques and strategies that aim to improve your race experiences. 

  • Free lap timing system to simulate the competitive scene.  

  • An après after each session (location TBD), with a round on us 

  • A supportive, fun and collaborative group that is invested in your success as much as theirs!

 

When:  May 19th – June 23rd, 5:30-8

Where:  Whistler Bike Park*

Who:  Intermediate + - Advanced +, co-ed. 

Cost:  $445 + GST

 

*Bike Park pass not included.

 
 

Weekend Intensives

 

Weekend intensives are packed full of methods to create and refine your approach to competition.  

 

During an action packed two days of coaching expect:

  • Skill refinement

  • Skill acquisition

  • Mental training techniques and strategies that aim to improve your race experiences. 

  • Free lap timing system to simulate the competitive scenario.  

  • A Saturday night après (location TBD) with a round on us!

  • A supportive, fun and collaborative group that is invested in your success as much as theirs!

 

Weekend #1:

 

When: April 29/30 10-4 pm

Where:  Squamish, BC*

Who: Intermediate + - Advanced +, co-ed.

Cost:  $385 + GST

 

*Although we will be incorporating shuttles into the programming, riders will need a bike they can pedal uphill. 

 

 

 

 

Weekend #2:

 

When:  June 3rd/4th

Where:  Whistler Bike Park*

Who:  Intermediate +, Advanced co-ed

Cost: $385 + GST

*Bike Park pass not included.

Your head coaches*:

 

Katrina Strand:  Bachelor of Human Kinetics, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Certified Mountain Bike Coach, Mental Strength Coach, extensive experience racing downhill world championships, downhill world cups, enduro world series and other multi day stage events such as BC bike race and Trans-Provence.  

 

Read more here.

 

Jaime Hill:  Pursuing Masters of High-Performance Coaching & Technical Leadership, Level 4 PMBI Certified Mountain Bike Coach, Head Coach + Competition Development NCCP Mountain Bike Coach, PMBI Course Conductor, Level 2 NCCP Gymnastics Coach, Level 1 NCCP Trampoline Coach.  Also bringing extensive experience racing world cup downhill, enduro world series, multi day stage racing such as Andes Pacifico, Trans BC, Trans Sierra Norte, and former Canadian National Gymnastics Team Member.  

 

Read more here.

 

Noel Bolso:  Level 2 PMBI Certified Advanced Coach & Guide (Tech & Air concepts), Assistant Head Coach – Train to Train – NCCP Certified Coach, NCCP Multi-Sport Competition Development training modules including: Developing Athletic Abilities, Mentoring, Concussion Awareness.  Certificate in Emergency First Responder and wilderness first aid.  Also bringing over 10 years of off-road moto and mountain bike racing experience into his craft as a coach, guide and mentor.

 

Read more here.

*Other highly certified and experienced coaches will be joining the program. 

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