Training Report Training Director Chris Barrable on TRF learning strategy and member road map This is a guide to help TRF membership to understand where they are on their learning journey and is a written description of ‘levels’ or ‘classes’ of member and the associated desirable level of competencies and training packages available. Members should consider themselves moving through the levels as they gain experience and get more involved in the fellowship. Each level has speciﬁcally desirable courses listed.
1 – Beginner and/or Novice to green laning. You’ve got a bike, maybe you are doing your CBT or have already passed. You may already have reasonable bike riding experience but are new to dirt roads or maybe you just haven’t ridden dirt roads for some time. You want to enjoy riding the UK’s green road network. at this level of member you should really be concentrating on your riding skills and understanding the language and behaviours relating to trail riding on Britain’s green roads. You should take some time and familiarise yourself with the TRF public website and content https://www.trf.org.uk/ You may want to join the TRF’s closed group on Facebook and may wonder if there is a local TRF group in your area: check out the web based club ﬁnder at: https://trail.trf.org.uk/local-groupsmap/?page=CiviCRM&q=civicrm/proﬁlemap&map=1&gid=22&reset=1
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You should probably be content to follow the leadership of other more experienced TRF members in your group and ‘learn the ropes’ a bit before moving on. The TRF web-based learning platform oﬀers the following resources Beginners Guide to Trail riding TRF Code of Conduct Green road terminology TRF aims and Objectives TRF strategy and Core Principals Basic m/c maintenance Trail Tools Reading Maps & GPs 2 – Basic Training – Full and Active TRF member: You are competent riding your bike oﬀ tarmac with or without your local TRF club. You can read a map/GPs and navigate yourself fairly well and consider yourself reasonably active in your local TRF club.
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