Two very important transitions in your career
Lasting just two years,
the Junior category is an important transition period in the career
of a cyclist. Bodies mature, which can 'even out the playing field'
between faster and slower developing riders in the Youth category. In
addition, race distances and the strength in depth of the
competition, whether you're competing locally, nationally or
internationally, increase dramatically. At this stage many top Junior
riders race abroad and we can advice on the procedures and practical
aspects to gain valuable experience racing in France, Belgium and
beyond. Research indicates that already at Junior level training,
performance and physiological variables predict performance at elite
Our Junior cycling
coaching programme is focussed on giving you the support and guidance
to cope with:
distance of races.
tactics to deal with a larger, more competitive peloton.
and competition around Further Education.
At this stage, we still
encourage taking part in diverse disciplines. However, we closely
monitor your strengths and weaknesses to advise on increased
specialisation to ensure you progress appropriately into the Under 23
category and beyond.
Our Junior Cycling
Coaching package is based on our Level 2 coaching plan, with
additional guidance on appropriate choices going forward for
successful progression through the ranks. This is available at a
reduced rate of £75 PCM. If you feel you require further support we
can discuss whether the Level 3 coaching plan is appropriate for you.