Advanced MTB Development program

9-15 years | July & August 2023

9 weeks | 18 sessions

We are very excited to introduce The Academy. An advanced, progressive MTB program aimed at long term athlete development for mountain bikers. We provide the knowledge, skills and conditions needed to reach the top. 

Our methods aim to grow performance, cultivate passion, and build intrinsic motivation in a fun, safe environment, where talent can grow without pressure or risk of burnout. Helping young athletes carve their own path, the way they want. Our goal is to develop mountain bike skills, athletic performance, and the personal growth necessary to succeed in both sports and personal life endeavours.
Although this program is geared towards performance, fun is the number one ingredient. We believe this is the key to long term involvement in the sport, and is a priority of any SMBA program.

With 18 sessions over 9 weeks, students have the opportunity to truly grow and develop their bike skills.

We utilize the latest coaching methods and technology during our weekly coaching sessions to create a progressive program geared to ensuring sustainable long term athlete development. SMBA works hard to create a team culture while instilling our core values of perseverance, hard work, resilience, and humility. 

Advanced MTB Development Program


  • PMBIA qualified coaches
  • Global and Holistic teaching methods
  • Objective performance measurement instruments 
  • Race simulation
  • Athletic development with calisthenic and proprioception focus.
  • Bike Maintenance & Set up
  • Max group size 6


What we will do?


Air Time & Coordination Technification

  •  2 Air-House Sessions
  •  2 Days Of Air And Coordination Jump Skills Training

Video Analysis Recording And Feedback

Race Simulation 

Foundations Of Nutrition & Resting In A Performance Sport

Growth Mindset

  • How Our Brain Works
  • Understand Our Emotions And Transfer Them To A Racing Scenario.

Mechanic Bike Set Up 2 Sessions

1X  Shuttle Day

Team Building Activities

  • Climbing Bouldering Day. 
  •  Lake Activities

10X Physical Athletic Development

Proprioception And Vestibular System Works Out. Includes Methodological Progressions On A Slack Line, Fit-Ball, Bossu, Trx….And Understand The Reasons Why Sis Vestibular Is Much Essential.

Agility Circuits With And Without A Bike, Based On What Your Kid Needs To Grow And Improve In The Range Of Age That They Are Right Now. (Displacement, Manipulation, Orientation, And Body Scheme)

Calisthenics Focuses On Exercises And Drills. A Deeper Understanding Of Types Of Coordination And Why We Have And Use Them.

Who's this program for?

This program is for those who have an interest in mountain biking beyond the recreational side of the sport. With a vision of performance and view to a future in racing or professional mountain bike disciplines. 

In order to maximise the potential of this course we need to ensure groups are of similar ability and therefore ask athletes to answer some screening questions as part of signing up.

Please click the button below and submit the form to book this program or contact us if you have any questions.

dates & Pricing

Starting 3rd July to 31st August

Coaching sessions run on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30-3:00pm


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