Avantidrome Coached sessions are open to accredited riders and are designed to develop skills and / or fitness. They are structured to cover the technical, tactical and fitness requirements of the sport. A qualified Avantidrome coach is provided to coach each session. These sessions will develop you at your pace and take your riding to the next level.
On most Mondays at 9am, this Coached Ladies session is great for women who want to learn in a supportive environment and improve fitness and skill alongside other women. An Avantidrome coach leads this session and each session is structured to suit all levels from newly accredited to more experienced track riders.
Coached 84″ Fitness & Cadence
These sessions are open to any accredited rider, but ideal if you are newly accredited and don’t yet have your own track bike as you can hire one of our Avanti bikes. The class is a restricted gear session, so if you are riding your own bike the maximum gear is 84” (6.69m) to help keep things even for all riders in the class. Riders must be over 12 years to ride in these sessions.
Coached Fitness 1 – 60 or 90 minute sessions
These classes are to further develop your riding skills in bigger bunches and are the next step up from the Coached 84” Fitness & Cadence classes. There is a qualified Avantidrome coach who takes all of these classes so you will receive instructions all the way through. Riders must be over 13 years to ride these Fitness 1 classes.
Coached Fitness 2 – 60 or 90 minute sessions
Discuss this option with your Avantidrome Coach to confirm you are at the required standard to attend this class. These sessions are designed to take your skills and fitness to the next level.
Coached Fitness 2 – Two Hour Monday Night
This 2 hour Fitness Level 2 session is for riders over the age of 16. These sessions are designed to test your fitness and within each session there is the opportunity to prepare you for various types of racing. The sessions are designed to offer structured activities of specific skills and techniques led by coach Vicki Fleming. To attend these sessions it is expected you have been riding the track regularly for a minimum of 6 months and are capable of riding safely in a group for at least 20 minutes on the ‘stayers’/Madison/blue line in any one exercise.
Riders must be over 16 years to ride any Fitness 2 class.
Please also note these sessions require you to use a gear size of no larger than 90” (7 meters).
Multiple event track training. Each week your Avantidrome coach will run the session based on the Omnium – some weeks you may do two of the four events, other nights all four. You won’t spend a lot of time off your bike in this 60 minute track session and at the end of it you will know you have had a ride!
Please note these sessions require you to use a gear size of no larger than 90” (7 meters).
Coached Ladies Masters
Ideal for both novice and experienced female track riders who are thinking of competing in masters track cycling events. The format each month will be sprint and endurance events. Come and join in, learn new skills and help others along in their journey. Subscribe to the Avantidrome newsletter to be kept informed of upcoming ladies masters training blocks.
These sessions are coached by Michael Bland and cater for para athletes wanting to improve their skills and fitness in Para Cycling. Para Cyclists wishing to join this session need to be assessed either by Michael or Para-Cycling NZ before entering the session. This is to ensure all the necessary pre-requisites are met to ensure the safety of all riders. Please contact Michael to arrange an assessment.