KW Cycling Academy offers Structured Indoor virtual training that improves cycling fitness. Our virtual Zwift/Zoom training sessions are fun, short and intense. Three groups in 1 training session.
The Covid 19 pandemic has changed our approach for indoor training for the 2020 season. By using technology like Zoom and Zwift, our athletes and coaches are able to keep up their training together and keep each other motived while enjoying the fun and challenging aspects of virtual rides.
KW Cycling Academy runs structured indoor training sessions on the track in London at the Forest City Velodrome and in Milton. These Sessions are pre-booked and riders will be invited to these special sessions.
Weekly track training is also available at the Forest City Velodrome.
Expeditions to Joyride Toronto on a regular basis to make sure riders continue to improve their bike handling skills over the winter training months. Used as a supplement to structured virtual training, it is also a lot of fun for riders young and old.
Starting in early spring, Intro to MTN Biking happens at two locations: Puslinch Trails & Briehtupe Park. These sessions are Ideal for young beginner riders (5 - 12 years old). Session are typically on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings. We work on bike handling skills, session trail features to gain experience, and practice gaining confidence and speed. Check our Schedules for an up to date calendar of programs.
Starting in May when racing begins at Kelso, our MTB coaching staff joins riders on Tuesday nights to help improve MTB skills. Kelso is a grass roots series supporting youth racers from 5 - 19 years old. Our youngest riders race in the youth race, the more experienced kWCA MTB riders race the beginner, novice, and sport categories working their way up to compete in the top level, expert. Thursday night training moves to the HydroCut where riders work on skills and speed. The most experienced riders tackle Ontario Cup MTB races and EPIC 8 Hour sportive style events.
Most riders getting into cycling by riding on the road; however, like anything new, certain skills are required. Road cycling is one of the easier cycling disciplines to get into, we use parting lot skills sessions to show our youth riders how to stay in control of their bike. The parking lot sessions challenge riders to test the limits of their bike and will form the base to build on for the rest of the summer. They beginner sessions are targeted for youth 6 - 12 years old. Older and more skilled riders use the parking lot as a starting point for their on road sessions. Skills sessions typically are on Monday & Friday evenings.
KW Cycling Academy spends many hours making sure are ready to introduce our youth riders to riding on country roads. Families meet at Sir John A MacDonald HS on Erbsville road (Monday/Friday) evenings... The rides use the Bamberg/Wellesley quiet country roads to teach even more cycling skills.
We encourage parents to come out with our youth road riders.
No matter which cycling discipline, you are training to improve and get faster. Motorpacing will help take you to the next level. KW Cycling Academy offers Motorpacing to anyone who trains regularly. Most athletes use motorpacing to get the quick speed in their legs.
KWCA offers motorpacing on an appointment basis on most days of the week from April - October. It is a great tool for Triathletes, MTB, Road, Track cyclists.