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    Skills Clinic: body position

    Just finished two days of skills clinics this weekend; the first was a TREK sponsored skills clinic for women and the second was a skills clinic for ride leaders for our local Ride Like a Girl program. As it turns out, the instructors for both days were Jenny Abraham and Jake Carston. Jake and Jenny are wonderful instructors and this was an incredibly productive two days; we learned so much just doing drills.

    Jenny has put together an amazing video demonstrating why body position is critical for climbing and descending. When I watched this video after doings these clinics, the light really came on. Although I understood the principles behind the body position drills that we did for climbing and descending, I could really tell where the sweet zone was for each after watching the video.

    Text and video are here.

    A big shout out to Jake and Jenny for volunteering their time to teach these clinics.

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    Great writeup June Bug

    Nice to see another MTB4Her writer here

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    Thanks for sharing. The little model and the freeze frames were great.

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    Awesome article and I hope it will help spread more love to girls getting into clinics. Everyone can benefit from one!
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    Yes!
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    I just saw this today - great video! Thanks for the post!

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    Thanks for sharing this article and video. Excellent instruction!
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    "Happy balance zone"! I love it!

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