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Coaching Schedule

Coaching is paid for by membership fees and highly recommended for all CRCA members, especially those new to racing. Session descriptions are posted below.

Please arrive 5 minutes before the listed start time to sign in.

Attendees must:

Riders who do not have these items will not be allowed to take part in the session.

If you are on the suspended list you can not participate in coaching sessions.

Unless otherwise noted, participants are expected to be riding road bikes. Aero bars are not allowed.

Due to the increasing number of users in the park, all coaching sessions are limited to 12 riders, first come first served.

General questions on coaching and rider development should be directed to the VP of Rider Development at riderdevelopment@crca.net; for questions on specific workouts contact the coach.

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Endurance Building 6:45 pm
Endurance Building @ 110th street & Central Park Loop at Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd. exit
Apr 2 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm
Focus will be on maximizing endurance building with limited training time, and why this work is so important. RSVP required. Sign-in at 6:35pm; session [...]
Climbing Strong 6:00 am
Climbing Strong @ Tavern on the Green Entrance to Central Park Drive
Apr 3 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
Just in time for Quabbin, Bear Mountain, Killington and other hilly races. Practice training techniques to help you conquer the climbs and develop explosive power [...]
Cornering skills 6:45 pm
Cornering skills @ 110th street & Central Park Loop at Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd. exit
Apr 9 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm
Focus on fast and slow cornering techniques. RSVP required.  Sign-in at 6:40pm, session at 6:45pm. Cancellation policy: Foul weather cancels. Attendees must: show a [...]
Racing Skills for New Members 6:00 am
Racing Skills for New Members @ Tavern on the Green Entrance to Central Park Drive Loop
Apr 10 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
This session will satisfy the Racing Skills coaching requirement for New Members. Please RSVP to reserve. Sign-in at 5:50am, session at 6:00am. Cancellation policy: [...]
Racing Skills for New Members – Women Only 6:45 pm
Racing Skills for New Members – … @ 110th street & Central Park Loop at Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd. exit
Apr 16 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm
This session will satisfy the Racing Skills coaching requirement for New Members. Please RSVP to reserve. Sign-in at 6:40pm. Session starts at 6:45pm. Great [...]
Racing Strategies – Sprint Basics 6:00 am
Racing Strategies – Sprint Basics @ Tavern on the Green Entrance to Central Park Loop
Apr 17 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
The perfect session to improve your sprinting, whether you are new to the sport or an experienced racer looking for a tune-up for your [...]
Men’s Clinic Info Session 7:00 pm
Men’s Clinic Info Session @ Signature Cycles
Apr 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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Women’s Clinic Info Session 8:00 pm
Women’s Clinic Info Session @ Bicycle Habitat
Apr 17 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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Racing Tactics 6:45 pm
Racing Tactics @ 110th street & Central Park Loop at Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd. exit
Apr 23 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm
Tactical work for racing- good for new racers- or old! RSVP to reserve. Sign-in at 6:40pm. Session starts at 6:45pm. Cancellation policy: Foul weather [...]
Repeated Efforts 6:00 am
Repeated Efforts @ Tavern on the Green Entrance to Central Park Loop
Apr 24 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
This session will help you build stamina for repeated short efforts found in criteriums, or repeated attacks in road races. We’ll review strategies to [...]
Criterium Skills 6:45 pm
Criterium Skills @ 110th street & Central Park Loop at Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd. exit
Apr 30 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm
We will work on criterium tactics and cornering skills. RSVP required. Sign-in at 6:40pm; session starts at 6:45pm. Cancellation policy: Foul weather cancels. Attendees [...]
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