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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Racing Skills for New Members 6:00 am
Racing Skills for New Members @ Tavern on the Green Entrance to Central Park Drive Loop
Mar 3 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
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 5:50am, session at 6:00am. Cancellation policy: Foul weather, rain cancels. Attendees…
New Racer Welcome & Orientation 7:00 pm
New Racer Welcome & Orientation @ Parsons/New School for Design, University Center, Room 201
Mar 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Highly recommended for all new CRCA members, this session is a must for anyone new to bike racing or CRCA.  We will review all the member requirements, including marshaling policy and club race rules, as well…
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Racing Skills for New Members 7:00 pm
Racing Skills for New Members @ Central Park, 110th street & Central Park Loop at Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd. exit
Mar 4 @ 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. Sign-in at 6:50pm, session starts at 7:00pm. Cancellation policy: Foul weather cancels. Attendees…
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Racing Skills for New Members 8:15 am
Racing Skills for New Members @ Central Park, immediately after the club race, at the Start/Finish line, Cat's Paw Hill
Mar 7 @ 8:15 am – 9:15 am
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 USA Cycling License and hand…
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Criterium Skills 6:30 pm
Criterium Skills @ 110th street & Central Park Loop at Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd. exit
Mar 10 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
We will work on criterium tactics and cornering skills on the Grant’s Tomb crit course. RSVP to the coach listed required. Sign-in at 6:20pm; session starts at 6:30pm. Cancellation policy: Foul weather cancels. Attendees must:…
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Racing Skills for New Members 8:00 am
Racing Skills for New Members @ Central Park, at the Start/Finish line, Cat's Paw Hill
Mar 14 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
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: Hand in a signed USAC Release…
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Early Season Endurance and Pacelines 6:00 am
Early Season Endurance and Pacelines @ TBD
Mar 17 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
Emphasis on endurance base-building as the foundation of stronger cycling, pacelines and smooth riding skills. RSVP required. Please RSVP to the coach listed. Sign-in at 5:50am; session starts at 6:00am. Cancellation policy: Foul weather cancels.…
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Racing Skills for New Members 8:15 am
Racing Skills for New Members @ Central Park, immediately after the club race, at the Start/Finish line, Cat's Paw Hill
Mar 21 @ 8:15 am – 9:15 am
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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Racing Strategies – Sprint Basics 6:00 am
Racing Strategies – Sprint Basics @ Tavern on the Green Entrance to Central Park Loop
Mar 24 @ 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 sprint! Includes short, intense efforts to build explosive power, quickness and…
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Racing Skills for New Members 8:15 am
Racing Skills for New Members @ Central Park, immediately after the club race, at the Start/Finish line, Cat's Paw Hill
Mar 28 @ 8:15 am – 9:15 am
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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Strength for Cycling 6:00 am
Strength for Cycling @ Tavern on the Green Entrance to Central Park Loop
Mar 31 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
Learn techniques to develop muscle strength for climbing, sprinting, time trialing and breaking away.  Practice 3 drills you can use right away in your workout. RSVP required. Sign-in at 5:50am, session starts at 6:00am. Cancellation…