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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Attacking & Counter-attacking 5:50 am
Attacking & Counter-attacking @ 110th St North Entrance to Central Park
Aug 5 @ 5:50 am – 7:00 am
Attacking and Counter-Attacking 6:00am, sign in at 5:50am 110th street & Central Park Loop at Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd. exit RSVP to Tara Parsons: velogrrrl [at] gmail.com or online at mindbodyonline.com Accelerations and hard efforts to get away…
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Racing Skills for New Members 8:10 am
Racing Skills for New Members @ Rambles Parking Lot (near Cat's Paw)
Aug 8 @ 8:10 am – 9:15 am
Racing Skills for New Members (This is the LAST planned skills session) 8:15am, sign in at 8:10am Meeting at Rambles Parking lot, near the Cat’s Paw start line RSVP to Tara Parsons: velogrrrl [at] gmail.com or online at mindbodyonline.com…
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Sprinting Technique 5:50 am
Sprinting Technique @ 110th St North Entrance to Central Park
Aug 12 @ 5:50 am – 6:55 am
Sprinting Technique 6:00am, sign in at 5:50am 110th street & Central Park Loop at Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd. exit RSVP to Tara Parsons: velogrrrl [at] gmail.com or online at mindbodyonline.com Positioning and technique for sprinting   RSVP required.…
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Cyclocross Technique: Starts 6:00 am
Cyclocross Technique: Starts @ Morningside Park (SE Corner of field down the stairs)
Aug 19 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
We are going to start where cross races begin, the START. Starts in cyclocross races can be as important as field sprints in criteriums. Learn good body position and technique to have clean, fast starts.…
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Cyclocross Technique: Mounts & Dismounts 6:00 am
Cyclocross Technique: Mounts & Dismounts @ Morningside Park (SE Corner of field down the stairs)
Aug 26 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
We’ll be working on getting on and off your bike while moving. Focus will be on being smooth throughout these transitions.   NOTE THAT THIS IS A MORNING SESSION on Wednesday! 6:00am, sign in at 5:50am Morningside…
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