When you join now, you will get a full year membership plus the following:
Whether you are a recently certified new instructor or you have a few years under your belt, developing your style as a cycling coach is an important component of being your best. ICA can help you discover and develop your most authentic coaching style and to become the inspirational mentor you aspire to be.
Class profiles: Created by top trainers in the industry, based on sound training principles. These profiles provide excitement and variety for your students and always come with a playlist that matches the energy of the profile.
Ask the expert: Ask us any question you might want to know about being a better instructor!
Form and technique: Pedal stroke, efficiency, proper set-up, and contraindications.
Drills: At ICA, we are OCD (Obsessed with Cycling Drills)! You’ll find articles and videos on dozens of different drills to incorporate into your profiles and how to coach them.
Coaching and cueing: Tons of creative ways to expand your cueing prowess. We have hundreds of cues on teaching endurance, climbing hills, longer threshold efforts, high-intensity efforts, surpassing one’s limits, mental strength, and so much more.
Weekly music suggestions: Tracks to satisfy all tastes, including what to do to each song.
Biomechanics, cadence, and power: The science behind turning those pedals.
Physiology, heart rate training, and RPE: Understand how the body works and how to teach your riders how to tune into their body.
Power: How to understand power output, how to introduce your classes to training with power, and how to coach FTP tests (functional threshold power). This includes a 90-minute video on how to conduct a 20-minute FTP test as well as how to do a ramp test.
Tips on mental training and mind-body connection: how to inspire your students to tap into the power of their minds.
Music resources and tech tips to help you be more savvy with your music.
Virtual rides: access our archive of virtual rides and master classes. Currently, there are 21 video rides! You can just watch and take notes (like you would at a conference) or grab a bike and ride along.