8 am to 4 pm Saturday January 16 and 23rd 2016.
What to bring
You are required to bring your MTB bike and be ready to ride each day while we do some trail scenarios. Bring your lunch and a change of clothes.Class will consist of classroom time and riding scenario time. This is a cycling, bike team related WFA course and to receive your 3-year certification you will be required to attend both days.
Cost is $200 and fee must be sent in to hold your spot.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to register for this course.
Join the NorCal High School Mountain Bike League and Otis Guy: Wilderness First Aid Class, for an innovative Wilderness First Aid training created by and for mountain bike coaches and ride leaders. This 16-hour training is designed to prepare mountain bike coaches and anyone who rides bicycles in the wilderness to confidently and effectively respond to injuries and illness that can occur while riding. The training will focus on staying calm, making good decisions, and relevant hands-on practice, including on-the-trail scenarios specifically designed for mountain bike coaches. Upon completion, each participant will receive a Wilderness First Aid-Mountain Bike (WFA-MTB) Certification good for 3 years.
- Managing an accident scene out on the trail
- Patient assessment
- Shock & bleeding
- Head & spinal injuries
- Wound care
- Musculoskeletal injuries
- Heat and cold illnesses
- And much more
The benefits of getting the WFA-MTB certification include increased preparedness, professionalism, and confidence as well as eligibility for special fun rides during which we will practice scenarios in order to keep accident response skills fresh and accessible.
Certification Requirements for League Coaches
For 2016, the League requires WFA-MTB certification for Head and Assistant Coaches. WFA-MTB certification is recommended for Ride Leaders, but not required. For more information on Coaches Licensing, please go to the Coaches Resources Page.
CPR/First Aid Class, Please check in with Otis, to see when CPR Courses will be offered.