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

Remember: New CRCA Members who are Category 4 or 5 Men, or Category 4 Women must first complete a CRCA Racing Skills coaching session prior to participating in a club race.

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.

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Criterium Skills 7:00 pm
Criterium Skills @ 110th street & Central Park Loop at Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd. exit
May 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
We will work on criterium tactics and cornering skills. RSVP to the coach listed. Sign-in at 6:50pm; session starts at 7:00pm. Cancellation policy: Foul weather cancels. Attendees must: show a valid USAC license hand in…
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Racing Skills for New Members 6:30 pm
Racing Skills for New Members @ Tavern on the Green Entrance to Central Park Drive Loop
May 7 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
This session will satisfy the Racing Skills coaching requirement for New Members. Please RSVP to the coach listed to reserve a spot. Sign-in at 6:20pm, session at 6:30pm. Cancellation policy: Foul weather, rain cancels. Attendees…
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Racing Skills for New Members 7:00 pm
Racing Skills for New Members @ 110th Street/Adam Clayton Powell Blvd
May 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
This session will satisfy the Racing Skills coaching requirement for New Members. Please RSVP to the coach listed to reserve a place. Cancellation policy: Foul weather cancels. Attendees must: Bring your USA Cycling License &…
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Fast Sprints, Downhill & Flat Sprints 6:00 am
Fast Sprints, Downhill & Flat Sprints @ Tavern on the Green Entrance t Central Park Drive
May 14 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
Learn how to handle wicked fast flat or downhill sprints, like the finish at Bear Mountain or the Killington Circuit Race. Sign-in at 5:50am, session at 6:00am. RSVP to the coach listed. Cancellation policy: Rain,…
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Explosive Strength & Sprinting 6:00 am
Explosive Strength & Sprinting @ Tavern on the Green Entrance to Central Park Drive Loop
May 19 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
Sprinting, breaking away and accelerating on hills demand power and explosive leg strength. Includes short, high intensity intervals. Great for a Criterium tune-up! Sign-in at 5:50am, session at 6:00am. RSVP to the coach listed. Cancellation…
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Sprinting Technique 6:00 am
Sprinting Technique @ 110th street & Central Park Loop at Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd. exit
May 27 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
Positioning and technique for sprinting.Sign-in 5:55am session at 6:00am. RSVP to the coach listed. Cancellation policy: Rain, Foul weather cancels. Attendees must: Bring USA Cycling License & hand in a signed USAC Release form, Wear…
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