Welcome to TBT: Throwback Thursday, where we bring you educational content from our archives. This is a five-part series on teaching off the bike, originally posted in 2011, newly updated.
You learned how to coach an entire class off the bike in parts 1–3. This article will provide tips on getting off the bike occasionally during a class and offer the when, why, how, and how often to get off the bike to correct form, offer encouragement, or to coach intervals. It also covers what not to do when getting off the bike.
Please leave your comments below with your experience of teaching off the bike occasionally.